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Okhumode Yakubu leads initiative to use biodegradable food service products on campus

Okhumode Yakubu, MPH student, led an initiative to replace styrofoam with  bio-degradable products from campus food service areas. This student-led public health and environmental health initiative is important for sustainability and our health.  Styrene, a monomer of polystyrene (styrofoam), is considered a “reasonably anticipated carcinogen” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Polystrene does not biodegrade. ASNMSU supported the initiative with recent approval…
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