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Polystyrene Ban

Clear Your Conscience This Shopping Season With This Innovative Recycling Program

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 08.04.2014 | Green

Holiday shopping is upon us, and whether they do it in the stores or online, Americans are going to buy an absurd number of appliances, electronics, g...

Foam Food Container Ban In NYC?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A potential ban on plastic foam food containers in a city that thrives on takeout proved a piping-hot topic among lawmakers Monday, ...

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.

California Is for Plovers, Not Polystyrene

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.04.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The hope in roping off sections of plover habitat in Malibu Lagoon is that we will be able to share the beach with our feathered friends and that the plovers will nest and reproduce.