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Restaurant takeout service swaps styrofoam for sustainable

Clip: 08/21/2018 | 4m 47s

After big cities like San Francisco banned businesses from using styrofoam containers, a woman from Durham, North Carolina, who was fed up with the plastic trash began her own crusade. When her efforts toward passing a local ban failed, she decided to focus on small-scale change by partnering with a takeout service that use reusable containers. The NewsHour’s Teresa Carey reports.

Aired: 08/21/18

Rating: NR

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