STYROFOAMMOM AT THE DC GREEN FESTIVAL®

STYROFOAMMOM JOINS SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS AT THE DC GREEN FESTIVAL® EXPO 2017 Sustainability leader and activist, Miriam Gennari a.k.a. StyrofoamMom, will be speaking to attendees as well as co-hosting WERA.FM 96.7’s The Green & Sexy Radio Show booth at the DC Convention Center; May 13-14. D.C. Green Festival Expo 2017 May 13 – Saturday: 10am – 6pm May […] more

Maryland Wants to Ban Polystyrene

January 31, 2017 Today Maryland’s Environmental and Education committee’s heard testimony on the “Polystyrene Food Service Products and Loose Fill Packaging Prohibition,” or SB 186. If passed, it would be the country’s first statewide ban of Styrofoam food and loose-fill EPS (packing peanuts). SB186 Written and introduced by Sen. Cheryl Kagan of Maryland District 17, […] more

Chick-fil-A Is Recycling Styrofoam Cups

stack of styrofoam cups

In 2014, one of many restaurant chains known to use Styrofoam cups released a video that really excited me. The video follows the lifespan of a Styrofoam cup used and discarded at a Chick-fil-A restaurant. The cup is collected and combined with hundreds of other cups, separated from their top and straw, and then chopped […] more

StyrofoamMom Update

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FOAM CONTAINER BAN WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWApril 14, 2016 DC Ban on Single-Use Styrofoam in now fully executed, according to the fact sheet from DC Government about its ban on Styrofoam food containers.  It indicates that alternative containers are available at comparable prices and styrofoam food containers are a leading waste […] more

Event Update: The Maker Economy And Local Manufacturing in the DC Metro Region

April 14, 2016 Crystal City’s TechShop, Leader’s in Energy and Arlington Green are hosting a presentation and project display for makers and people interested in the “Maker “ Movement”. Two local businesses, and Miriam Gennari, our own StyrofoamMom will speak about her “ TechShop dream” of building an EPS recycling machine. Afterward, TechShop members will be available to […] more

Thanks Wheels for Wishes

  Wheels for Wishes a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children who could really use the blessing of a wish during a difficult time in their lives. Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children facing life-threatening medical conditions. They also look at the environmental issues facing the world today that affect all of our health. In doing […] more

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