foam polystyrene ban

July 1, 2019 | Ben Palmer

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Maryland Set to Ban Foam Containers by Next Year

The state is following Montgomery County’s lead. Maryland passed a law effective July 1 that will ban serving food and drinks in foam containers by next year. Serving foam containers will be officially outlawed on July 1, 2020. Maryland has become the first state to ban foam containers to address pollution and will be consulting […]

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March 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park’s Youth Make a Difference in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

The Young Activist Club recently held a news briefing in Takoma Park to celebrate the passage of the county’s ban on foam polystyrene at food service places and the passage of the Young Activist Act of 2014 which restricts the use of polystyrene at restaurants and other food service places in the city of Takoma […]

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