Articles Tagged With ‘Plastic’




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SLO council considering water bottle ban

The San Luis Obispo City Council is set to discuss the possibility of adopting a San Francisco-style ban on single-use plastic water bottles. In February, the council voted 4-1 to direct city staff to craft an ordinance banning the sale... (Continue reading)

Should SLO ban water bottles?

At the request of local environmental activists, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted to place  banning the sale of single-use water bottles at city events on an upcoming agenda. The council voted 4-1 to direct staff to craft the... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay plans to ban Styrofoam

Like San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay will soon ban Styrofoam, according to a city news release. On Sept. 8, the Morro Bay City Council endorsed a ban on Styrofoam products and directed staff to draft a corresponding ordinance. The council... (Continue reading)

SLO council votes unanimously for Styrofoam ban

The San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a ban on Styrofoam food and drink containers. [Tribune] The ordinance will prohibit restaurants from giving Styrofoam containers to customers. It will also ban the retail sale of Styrofoam... (Continue reading)

SLO Council slated to ban Styrofoam

The San Luis Obispo City Council will soon vote on a plan to ban Styrofoam food and drink containers, a move the council majority has already endorsed. The proposed ordinance would ban the use of Styrofoam containers and cups in... (Continue reading)

Brown likely to sign statewide plastic bag ban

California Govenor Jerry Brown is expected to sign into law the first statewide plastic bag ban in the U.S. [ABC News] Brown has until Tuesday to sign the bill, which would ban single-use plastic bags in large grocery stores beginning... (Continue reading)

SLO council voices support for Styrofoam ban

Four out of five San Luis Obispo city council members endorsed a proposed ban on Styrofoam products during a public hearing Tuesday evening. The council directed city staff Tuesday to draft an ordinance banning the use of Styrofoam food and... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo seeking Styrofoam container ban

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo City Council is scheduled to discuss the banning of Styrofoam products on Tuesday evening. In March, the city council asked staff to look into banning Styrofoam products. In California, 80 cities and counties... (Continue reading)

Fire at plastic bag manufacturing company under investigation

A fire Wednesday at a plastics bag manufacturing company at 1603 Commerce Way in Paso Robles led to the evacuation of the building. No one was hurt. At about 9 p.m., the fire broke out in the employee break room... (Continue reading)

Los Angeles initiates plastic bag ban

There will be no more plastic bags in Los Angeles supermarkets, convenience stores, pharmacies, and other big retailers following a resounding 11-1 vote by city council members Tuesday. (Los Angeles Times) The move is considered the first step toward a... (Continue reading)



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