Sources: Dow Chemical Comp. [email], Crain's New York Business
quote: to buy NYC's styrofoam in bulk at $160 USD per ton
quote: Dart Container has offered to pay the city to recycle its styrofoam waste.
quote: It worked for Xerox and Kleenex
quote: a trademark, not to be used
quote: In other words while the plastics covered by the ban -- which would include all plastic-foam cups made of expanded polystyrene used for food and packaging -- are chemically similar to Styrofoam, they are not Styrofoam.
quote: You just need to elect politicians that don't feel the need to control every aspect of their constituent's lives.
quote: It may not have been in Dow Corning's best interest