Category: plastics


Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis Introduce EPS Foam Bans

Amid the disappointing failure of the Maryland General Assembly to pass a statewide ban on EPS foam, Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis step up to join the growing list of jurisdictions in Maryland that recognize how harmful this product is.

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Join us in April to Clean Up Litter

Marylanders come together to pick up litter every day during the month of April.

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Statewide EPS Foam Ban Explodes into Millions of Tiny Pieces Upon Death in the MD General Assembly

Learn the ins and outs of what happened to the EPS foam ban this legislative session.

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Save the world. Stop recycling everything.

Single-stream recycling is one of the most popular municipal services around, and it sends recycling participation rates through the roof. But is that a good thing?

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Upcoming workshops

One benefit of Alliance membership is training opportunities. I am beginning a road show of workshops around the state to educate members and other interested folks in the ins and outs of a plastics campaign. This Wednesday, November 16, I…

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Recycling plastic increases consumption

“Plastic Fantastic Love,” an article by Surfrider Foundation Hawaii manager Stuart Coleman, appeared in the Honolulu Weekly today. It gives a thorough explanation of the problem of plastics, and the threats it poses to marine life, public health, and a sustainable planet. It…

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