Jun 1 - SF Polystyrene Ban Goes into Effect

San Francisco's ordinance banning the use of foamed polystyrene takeout food packaging in all of the city's 3,400 restaurants goes into effect today. Foamed polystyrene is a principle component of marine debris as it is easily blown by the wind and floats. It is also nonrecyclable.

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Restaurants that defy the ban face fees.

What CAW is Doing:

  • CAW-sponsored AB 904 (Feuer)â€"which would require all fastfood takeout containers in the state to be recyclable or compostableâ€"passed out of Asm. Appropriations and is headed to a crucial Floor vote this week. The bill needs your support! Please consider writing a letter.