US | Several states are just steps away from banning foam containers



Environment America and U.S. PIRG are working in states across the country to pass bans on foam containers, which is among the most harmful forms of single-use plastic. Banning polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, is one of several policies the organizations’ Wildlife Over Waste and Beyond Plastic campaigns are pushing to tackle the plastic pollution crisis.

Coming out of Earth Day, five states where our affiliates have been key players are on the verge of becoming the first to pass a statewide foam ban. 

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