Subject: What are the byproducts of burning styrofoam. Are they dangerous?
Date: Tue Nov 9 14:19:07 1999
Posted by Rob Sturgess
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A lot of packing materials get thrown away and end up in trash dumps.
Trash dumps generate gasses that can ignite and burn the trash. A lot of
trash is styrofoam. Could a downwind smoke cloud containing the products
of burnt styrofoam present a danger to human and animal life?
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