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San Ramon council to review waste services ordinance, consider Styrofoam ban

Original post made on Feb 10, 2020

The San Ramon City Council is set to look over its garbage and waste policies during its regular meeting on Tuesday, during which time city officials will also discuss potential restriction or prohibition to the use of Styrofoam.

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Posted by susan
a resident of Alamo
on Feb 10, 2020 at 11:52 pm

Styrofoam is one of the most-used plastics in the world.Prohibition of plastic does not fundamentally reduce white pollution.So we still have to do polystyrene recycling. INTCO is a Styrofoam Recycling Specialist, providing total solution to EPS recycling and polystyrene recycling. If you are interested to solve polystyrene recycling,you can visit www.styrofoamdensifier.org.


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Posted by Median Joe
a resident of San Ramon
on Feb 11, 2020 at 7:48 am

There are plant based Recyclable / Compostable alternatives to styrofoam.


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Posted by Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on Feb 11, 2020 at 11:02 pm

Rethink>Reduce>Reuse>Recycle, in that order. We can't recycle our way out of our trash mess.
City Council will contemplate an ordinance addressing single use plastics as well as styrofoam in the near future. For those of us who care about reducing the waste stream this is great news. The draft ordinance will go to the Policy Committee next. San Ramon would be joining some of the more forward-looking cities in our region with this ordinance.


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