Cities Ban Styrofoam to Reduce Pollution

“Something amazing is happening around the country: cities and town are starting to ban Styrofoam.

Throwaway polystyrene coffee cups, soup bowls, plates, and trays have gotten the boot. So have those foamy clamshell-style cartons fast food comes in. Even packing peanuts are going the way of the dodo.

Here’s a list of cities that have completely or partially banned Styrofoam, compiled by Groundswell.

New York City (and several other cities in New York)
Takoma Park, MD
Seattle, Washington
Washington DC
Miami Beach, FL
Freeport, Maine
Portland, Maine
Nantucket (City & County), Massachusetts
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Portland, Oregon (and several other Oregon cities)
Los Angeles County and San Francisco, California (and many other cities and counties in CA)”

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