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Maryland edges closer to Styrofoam-free

Imagine a world without Styrofoam containers.

Wednesday - 09/10/2014, 06:40am EDT

Tags: Trash Free Maryland Alliance, trash, polution

Montgomery County considers polystyrene foam ban

Restaurants and take-out places in Montgomery County may be banned from using food containers that aren't recyclable, including what is commonly known by its trademarked name, Styrofoam.

Monday - 09/08/2014, 05:38am EDT

Tags: polystyrene, Montgomery County

DC mayor signs bill banning Styrofoam

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 05:10pm EDT

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray

D.C. studies ban on styrofoam

Decades-old styrofoam continues to blight the Anacostia River and now the District is considering a ban on the ubiquitous foamy plastic.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 04:21pm EST

Tags: trash, water pollution, Anacostia River, bag tax, D.C. Council, Paula Wolfson, environment

Mayor Vincent Gray proposes ban on Styrofoam food containers

Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed banning Styrofoam food containers in the District, citing their harmful effect on the Anacostia River.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 02:38pm EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, Anacostia River, Anacostia Watershed Society, environment, green living