DC authorities are targeting foam as a trash nuisance

DC authorities are targeting foam as a trash nuisance.

Foam ban no fun for DC operators

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Just because a judge nixed New York City’s short-lived foam container ban this fall doesn’t mean restaurant operators elsewhere are off the hook. As of Jan. 1, Washington DC joined San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Minneapolis and a few smaller cities in forbidding foam takeout packaging. If your town is next, let’s hope its enforcement methods are more fair-minded than DC’s turned out to be.

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