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Styrofoam Ban

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

(AP)

San Jose Approves Ban On Plastic Foam Food Containers

National chains will have to comply by next year, while locally-owned restaurants will have to do so by 2015.

08/28/2013

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

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