Maine Bans Styrofoam Containers, Becoming the First State to Do So
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 05:57

Maine became the first U.S. state to ban plastic foam containers, commonly referred to as Styrofoam, with a bill signed into law Tuesday, April 30th.

The new law prohibits businesses such as convenience stores, grocery stores and restaurants from selling or distributing plastic foam containers, which are made out of a substance called polystyrene. The list of banned items includes cups, take-out containers, plates and bowls.

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