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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.