The Maine Restaurant Association Worries about Foam Ban

After much deliberation in the Maine House and Senate, a state-wide ban on polystyrene foam was vetoed by Governor LePage. The vetoed bill would have

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Foam Recycling Should Replace Proposed Ban in Gloucester

In Gloucester, Massachusetts, City Councilor Melissa Cox filed a proposal to ban small businesses, restaurants and other food service providers from using foam cups and food

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Fighting for Foam Recycling in Rhode Island

Sen. Joshua Miller has submitted a bill in Rhode Island that will place a ban on plastic bags, foam polystyrene and single-serve plastic bottles. In

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How Will Portland Bag Fee and Foam Ban Effect Business?

Portland, Maine, has put a plastic bag fee and foam ban in place, effective on April 15th. This comes after a dedicated task force, which

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Foam Recycling: The Smarter Choice for Williamstown

To the dismay of recycling supporters, the township of Williamstown, Massachusetts, is considering a ban of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food containers. This misguided plan

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Pittsfield Green Commission Support Proposed Ban on EPS Foam

Another town in Massachusetts has proposed a ban on expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam. This time the community of Pittsfield’s Green Commission has publically supported a

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Maine Foam Ban a Burden for Small Businesses

A bill currently up for debate within the Maine State Legislature could soon have local businesses facing an unexpected economic hardship. Leaders of the Environment

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How Banning the Foam Ban Will Help Cambridge

Unfortunately for local businesses and recycling aficionados, the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is considering a ban of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food containers. Councilman Leland

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Governor Supports Recycling as a Foam Ban Alternative

The 127th Maine Legislature is currently considering a statewide polystyrene foam ban, LD 468, that would go into effect on January 1, 2016. This ban

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