livemint_logo_newAn alternative to polystyrene, January 2015

“Craving chhole bhature, your favourite winter snack? Or organizing a party at home and couldn’t be hassled with cleaning greasy plates? Maybe you are thinking of using tableware made of polystyrene? The deceptively clean white material has crept up on us everywhere—from the local chaat stall to fast-food restaurants serving juicy burgers. Polystyrene is now so commonly used in India, especially in the takeaway food industry, that people assume it is 100% safe. And yet this week, the mayor of New York has taken the bold step of eliminating polystyrene completely from the city, giving businesses six months to phase out the white hazard.”
Read the whole article, An alternative to polystyrene.

Learn more about, Yash and Sachi Maniar here.