California Considers Banning Polystyrene, but More Effective Actions Already in Place

California State Senator Ben Allen has proposed a statewide ban on polystyrene foam takeout containers in restaurants and stores. The proposed law would go into

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City of Davis Seeks Business Input for Ban on Foam

On April 18, the City Council of Davis, CA will meet to review a ban on polystyrene foam. However, before they make a decision, they

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Long Beach Foam Ban Will Include Public Input

On Tuesday, the Long Beach City Council voted to delay a foam ban at restaurants, grocers, and other retailers. Polystyrene foam—often mistakenly referred to as

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Proposed Culver City polystyrene ban projected to hurt local businesses

The Culver City council voted unanimously to direct city staff to draft an ordinance prohibiting restaurants, grocers, and other retailers from using polystyrene foam products.

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Encinitas Restaurant Owners Vocal in Opposing Foam Ban

Encinitas City Hall received more than 800 petitions asking the city to drop a proposed ban on polystyrene foam food containers. However, the citywide ban

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San Francisco Should Avoid Foam Ban

Home insulation, pens, and interior molding are just a few products polystyrene foam can be recycled into if properly handled after disposal. The question, of

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Merchants Urge No Styrofoam Ban

Restaurant owners were very upset with a recent proposal to ban expanded polystyrene food containers by Encinitas City Officials. Alternative materials, such as wax-paper, would

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The imminent effects of the foam ban in San Luis Obispo

The San Luis Obispo City Council recently passed a proposal to ban polystyrene foam containers used to store food and drinks. The new ordinance also

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Huntington Beach City Council Votes ‘No’ to Proposed Foam Ban

After several months of debating the topic, the City Council of Huntington Beach, CA has voted to oppose a bill that would ban the use

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Huntington Beach City Council Postpones Foam Ban

The Huntington Beach, CA City Council has decided to postpone a vote that would potentially ban the use polystyrene foam products within the town’s city

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