Polystyrene

Used styrofoam cups are seen on the streets. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Measure To Repeal San Jose Styrofoam Ban Is Thrown Out Due To Phony Signatures

San Jose election officials have thrown out a measure that attempted to repeal the city’s ban on polystyrene food containers because thousands of signatures gathered were made up.

01/08/2014

Used styrofoam cups are seen on the streets. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

San Jose Seeks Styrofoam Ban; Last Major Bay Area City Without One

The city of San Jose is reaching out to restaurants about a likely ban on polystyrene containers since they’re the last major Bay Area city without a ban on the synthetic insulator.

07/16/2013

polystyrene, styrofoam

San Jose Moves Closer To Banning Styrofoam Containers

Foam food containers are closer to becoming a thing of the past in San Jose after the city council voted Tuesday to pursue phasing out polystyrene foam use in the city’s restaurants.

02/27/2013

(AP)

Hayward Passes Ban On Polystyrene Foam

Hayward is joining a list of Alameda County cities taking steps to improve the environment by restricting the use of polystyrene foam.

CBS San Francisco–10/14/2010

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