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New York City To Ban Use Of Plastic Foam Containers

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.09.2015 | Green

New York City will become the largest city in the country to ban restaurants from using plastic foam containers, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursd...

Cal Chamber vs. Sixth Graders: Who's the Real Job Killer?

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco
Matthew Spiegl

The sky isn't falling, but the demand for Styrofoam to-go food ware is, and nowhere is that more evident than the State of California.

LA Unified School District Bans Foam Lunch Trays: Superintendent Cites Environment and Health of Students

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The students took collective action to request a ban on polystyrene food trays after they learned during a class trip to a Los Angeles recycling center that food contaminated polystyrene does not get recycled; instead it goes straight to the dump.

California: A Styrofoam State of Mind

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

We don't live in a snow globe, the environment is not a toy, and there is nothing innocent or pristine about the scene that is going to be played out in Sacramento in the next few weeks. We live in the real world, a world facing serious environmental threats from plastic pollution.