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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Polystyrene Recycling: What You Need to Know

As some states, cities, and communities debate expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam bans, misconceptions and false information inevitably arise. Foam opponents often argue that foam is

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Why A Foam Ban in Bangor Would Do More Harm Than Good

In Bangor, Maine, city councilors are considering a ban on the recyclable product polystyrene foam. The effects of the ban would be felt not only

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Proposed Rhode Island Foam Ban Would Hurt State’s Small Business Owners

On February 1, 2017, legislators in Rhode Island introduced a bill that would ban expanded polystyrene food containers, as well as plastic bags and water

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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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Help New England: Choose Foam Recycling!

With the recent celebration of Earth Day, taking care of the environment and recycling are top of mind for many people. Regrettably, many consumers don’t

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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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