Stanford Study Shows Plastics-Gobbling Mealworms Safe to Use As Feed StockMealworms may be part of a solution to the global plastic-waste problem. A new Stanford study shows the little larvae can even digest toxic Styrofoam yet still remain safe to feed to animals.
Contra Costa County Votes To Ban Styrofoam ProductsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted on a styrofoam ban on Tuesday.
SF Supes Approve Ban On Sale Of Styrofoam ProductsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a comprehensive ban on the sale of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, in the city.
Styrofoam Ban Starts In January For San Jose Restaurants, MarketsLocal restaurants, markets and street food vendors in San Jose will no longer be using foam and Styrofoam containers for food and beverages starting in the new year.
San Jose Seeks Styrofoam Ban; Last Major Bay Area City Without OneThe 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.
San Jose Moves Closer To Banning Styrofoam ContainersFoam 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.
1 Million Gallons Of Trash Flow Into SF Bay Every YearThe equivalent of 100,000 kitchen trash bags full of garbage flows into the San Francisco Bay from storm drains every year, according to a study released Thursday.
Hayward Passes Ban On Polystyrene FoamHayward is joining a list of Alameda County cities taking steps to improve the environment by restricting the use of polystyrene foam.