Can You Microwave Styrofoam?

Q. I have heard that you shouldn’t put styrofoam in the microwave. Is it true? If so why not, what happens? Can you microwave styrofoam? How about the styrofoam container with your leftovers from dinner last night, or the styrofoam cup your take out hot chocolate is in – can you reheat that in the microwave […] Read more »

Can You Microwave Tupperware?

Q. I often reheat foods in Tupperware containers. Pre-made lunches, leftovers and such. Is that bad? Some of my friends have been saying that it’s bad to heat food in plastic, and I get that, but can you microwave tupperware? A. An avid inventor named Earl Tupper conceived and created Tupperware in the early 1940s. Later, […] Read more »