Baltimore's Styrofoam Ban Takes Effect SaturdayStarting Saturday, food service facilities in Baltimore will be prohibited from using containers made from polystyrene foam, commonly known as styrofoam.
Baltimore's Styrofoam Ban Takes Effect October 19Baltimore's ban on polystyrene foam containers -- commonly known as styrofoam -- will take effect in just over two weeks.
Maryland May Become The First State To Ban Foam Food Containers, CupsThe Legislature has approved bills to ban polystyrene -- commonly known as plastic foam -- cups and food containers. If a final measure is passed and the governor signs it, Maryland would be the first state to implement such a ban, environmental group Natural Resources Defense Council says.
Baltimore City Council Unanimously Approves Styrofoam BanThe Baltimore City Council has passed a bill that bans plastic foam containers for carryout food and drinks.
Baltimore City Council Moves Styrofoam Ban ForwardThe Baltimore City Council has moved a bill forward that would ban plastic foam containers for carryout food and drinks -- a measure that Mayor Catherine Pugh has supported.
Styrofoam Ban Once Again Being Considered By Baltimore City CouncilBaltimore lawmakers are once again considering a proposed ban of polystyrene foam, a substance more commonly known by its brand name, Styrofoam.
Montgomery County Considering Styrofoam BanLawmakers in Montgomery County are proposing legislation that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers.
DC Mayor To Sign Bill Banning StyrofoamMayor Vincent Gray plans to sign a bill that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers in the District of Columbia.
Baltimore City Styrofoam Ban Put On HoldBaltimore's city council backed off on a ban of styrofoam products used by restaurants and carryouts.
Proposed Bill Would Ban Styrofoam Products In Effort To Reduce LitterBaltimore is seriously considering a ban on Styrofoam cups and containers. The goal is less litter on land and in the water.