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Category: Packaging

Styrofoam Peanuts

Includes Styrofoam (polystyrene) packing peanuts, not starch-based packing peanuts.
Styrofoam peanuts are non-biodegradable and toxic, whereas starch-based peanuts melt in water and are non-toxic. Salted peanuts are commonly consumed as snacks.
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