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News - May 7, 2008

Styrofoam food containers banned at county facilities

Starting July 1, Styrofoam food containers are out — at least in food facilities operated by San Mateo County, or on land owned or leased by the county.

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Comments

Posted by Greenie, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on May 6, 2008 at 3:16 pm

Hurrah for the supervisors. When is Menlo Park going to ban this nasty stuff?


Posted by Wondering, a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on May 7, 2008 at 1:59 pm

Does anyone know if Menlo Park's Green Ribbon Committee is addressing this issue at all? It's a logical area to address, given all the waste to landfill that styrofoam and other nonrecycleable food containers and utensils generate.