Tag: styrofoam

Janelle Irwin TaylorDecember 10, 2018
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6min472
The St. Petersburg City Council will consider a conditional ban on plastic straws and single-use plastic foam containers. The council will take up the proposed ban at its meeting Thursday. The ordinance would regulate straws in all food establishments citywide and ban polystyrene to-go containers in establishments on city-owned property or rights of way. The […]

Erin ClarkApril 18, 2017
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13min288
With last year’s styrofoam ban upheld by a Miami-Dade judge, the city of Coral Gables, south Florida’s “City Beautiful,” is stepping into the eco-regulation fray with another initiative. This time, to “ban the bag.” At a March 14 meeting, the Coral Gables City Council gave initial approval to an ordinance prohibiting plastic bags being used […]


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