Maine became the first state in the nation to ban polystyrene food and beverage containers. The new law prohibits the sale or distribution of these disposable containers starting January 1, 2020.
Some industry groups expressed concern over San Francisco's newly adopted Styrofoam ban, the most extensive in the US.
FoamRecycle, a company offering foam recycling programs and services, has set up shop in the San Francisco Bay area. The company accepts foam drop off at its warehouse facility in San Pablo, California, and offers foam scrap pick up from the customer’s location. FoamRecycle also provides foam recycling equipment rental, ... Read more »
Dart Container Corporation is opening an expanded polystyrene foam recycling drop-off center in Dallas, Plastics News reports. Dart’s new facility is one of more than 85 such recycling drop-offs the company has built in the US. It’s located at 4444 West Ledbetter Drive, and is open to businesses, organizations and ... Read more »
The ban on foam foodservice products in New York City is likely dead, following a decision from a New York appeals court. On Dec. 3 the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division denied New York City’s motion to appeal an earlier decision overturning the city’s ban on expanded polystyrene ... Read more »