Category Archives: Polystyrene

WPA Today Fall Edition

The Fall Issue of The WPA Today is available for your review.  This issue is filled with news about the elections, legislative matters and updates on the California Manufacturers Challenge.  Click wpatoday_sept2016 to view.

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Dart Container reports progress on polystyrene recycling

Dart Container Corp. is one of the largest manufacturers of polystyrene foam food packaging, so maybe it’s fitting that the company also is a major player in foam recycling.  Earlier this year, the Mason, Mich.,-based company was given the Excellence … Read Full Post

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San Jose, Calif., edges toward PS ban

The San Jose City Council voted this week to move forward with preliminary procedures to ban expanded polystyrene use for food containers in one of California’s largest cities.  The 9-2 vote calls for the city to put together an Environmental … Read Full Post

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WPA Today

The August/September edition of the WPA Today is available for members to view.  This edition contains information on the California Legislative session, recycling updates, and important regulatory advances on resin pellet containment together with other information of importance to the … Read Full Post

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WPA Today Available Now

The February issue of WPA Today is now available online.  The Dieline has transformed into the new associaiton newsletter.  This issue is filled with good information and resources.  Contributors include WPA member companies and allied trade associations.  Included is information … Read Full Post

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City of San Jose to Consider Polystyrene Ban

The City of San Jose Transportation and Environment Committee will consider a proposal to ban EPS foodservice ware at a meeting on December 5.  This proposal is being recommended by the City’s Environmental Services city staff after a year long process … Read Full Post

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Congressmen ask for review of styrene safety

Fifty members of the U.S. House of Representatives have sent a letter to the White House, asking for a National Academy of Sciences review of the chemical styrene.  See Full Story  By Mike Verespej| PLASTICS NEWS STAFF Posted November 9, … Read Full Post

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