FOAM INFORMATION &
RECYCLING RESOURCES

Get the details on polystyrene, foam recycling, and the impact of foam bans on communities.

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WHAT, WHERE, WHY & HOW OF FOAM RECYCLING

 

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THE REAL COST OF
BANNING FOAM

 

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THE REAL TRUTH OF
POLYSTYRENE

Banning Polystyrene Won't Help California's Environment — But It Will Hurt Jobs, Economy

October 24, 2018

Having successfully outlawed plastic bags and straws, the next target of California lawmakers, who seem intent on criminalizing as many consumer conveniences as possible, just might be those foam containers used to hold take-out food....read more

Banning single use plastics is a typical example of good intentions triumphing over sound judgement.

October 22, 2018

With the Commission and Parliament both starting their last legislative year, one of the last challenges left on the political agenda is what to do about single-use plastics. The proposal currently making its way through Parliament is to ban the sale of products made from single-use plastics, from cotton buds to plastic straws....read more

 

Do you want to save the turtles? Don’t ban plastics – ban littering

October 22, 2018

Like any good Londoner, I used the fantastic summer weather to kayak from Limehouse to Hackney, discovering that part of the city by water.

As a fairly experienced river and sea kayaker, I was taken aback by how full of litter London’s waters are...read more