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The polystyrene was transformed into a compressed hydrocarbon liquid.
According to a press release, the team exposed polystyrene, a type of plastic composed of carbon and hydrogen, to shock waves produced by a high-powered optical laser and x-rays.
In the new experiment, polystyrene spheres were sliced in the shape of a spherical cap, mimicking the shape of a spore.
The 3.5 meter-tall (11.5-feet) grey, polystyrene figures depict detainees who were tortured and humiliated to force them to become communists.
The new rules prohibit use of polystyrene in any county park, a portfolio that includes marinas, beaches and parkland covering roughly 13,500 acres.
During a pilot recycling effort, more than 20, 95-gallon carts piled up, filled with polystyrene products.
Because polystyrene doesn’t biodegrade like organic material does, the foam material has become a target for institutions and cities looking to minimize the harm to the environment.
Siegel Lara said, noting that the ordinance would tie into a previous ordinance passed last year that prohibits the use of styrofoam or expanded polystyrene.
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