Foam Bans May Do More Harm than Good

There have been ongoing efforts in California, Chicago, and New York to ban polystyrene foam products, but these potential bans are being disputed by environmentalist

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New Foam Ban Measures Questioned in Minneapolis

The City of Minneapolis, MN recently decided to take a proposed amendment that would change the way many of its local restaurants, grocery stores, food

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Portland Foam Ban Opposed in Committee Meeting

While some members of the Portland, Maine, Committee on Transportation, Sustainability, and Energy met on Wednesday, March 19, to discuss the proposed polystyrene foam ban,

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Portland City Council Delays Idea of Foam Ban

The City Council of Portland, Maine, has decided to delay any further action on a potential ban of polystyrene foam foodservice items after several community

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Portland Resident Voices Concerns over Foam Ban Consideration

While the city of Portland, Maine, has put together a task force to consider a ban on polystyrene foam products, one of the city’s leaders

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Foam Products Make Sense

Michael Graham with 96.9 Boston Talks challenges the local decision in Brookline, MA to consider a foam ban. Graham says Brookline doesn’t understand the foam

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Do Foam Bans Harm Small Businesses More Than Help the Environment?

Portland, Maine is on the eve of banning polystyrene foam. On June 18, 2012 the city council voted to draft an ordinance to ban all

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Dunkin’ Donuts – Now Exploring In-Store Foam Recycling Programs

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Dunkin’ Donuts, in the center of Secaucus, New Jersey, quickly switched back to using foam cups after customers complained that paper cups were too hot

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Foam Bans will Hurt Small Business

In the heart of California’s farm country, BJ’s Kountry Kitchen is famous for its breakfast, specifically its crowd-pleasing cheesy omelet.  BJ’s Kountry Kitchen uses thousands

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Why Foam Bans Don’t Work

The misperception that PS foam is bad for the environment is largely based on improper disposal (also known as littering), which is highly visible. The

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