Pinellas County schools switch from styrofoam to paper products in the lunchroom

On an average day, Pinellas County Schools serve up more than 86,000 meals and 7,000 snacks. And, they're all served on trays, in bowls, cups and boxes that get tossed in the trash. But this year, the nutrition department made a small change that will have a big impact on the environment: Getting rid of styrofoam trays in favor of more environmentally-friendly paper ones.
Published: 6:23 AM EDT September 16, 2019
Updated: 6:22 AM EDT September 16, 2019