New York City Bans Single-Use Foam

Happy New Year!  As we wake in 2019 StyrofoamMom congratulates New York City for finally banning restaurants from using food foam containers.   After years of laws suits beginning in 2013, a judge ultimately ruled last year that there was “no economically feasible or environmentally effective way” to recycle the containers,  contrary to the misinformed, […] more

Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Foam Ban

Anne Arundel County Executive Schuh vetoes the proposed bill banning foam food packaging after council passes it 4-3.  Annapolis still has support from Mayor Gavin Buckley and most of the city council but the bill remains pending due to Schuh’s veto, as the county health department handles Annapolis’s enforcement.  The county did approve funding for an […] more

Green Business Roundtable Presents StyrofoamMom Movie

Join Us August 1 for an exclusive screening of StyrofoamMom- The Movie Presenting StyrofoamMom the Movie with filmmaker Miriam Gennari Green Business RoundtableDate: Wed. August 1, 2018 Time: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Location: Center of Concern, 1627 K Street NW, 11th Floor,  Wash, DC 20006 (nearest Metro stations: Farragut W, & Farragut N.) Lunch […] more

Update Baltimore ban on single-use EPS on hold

Single-Use Styrofoam

ThoughEnacted – signed by Mayor on April 23, 2018, a ban on single-use Styrofoam ®. Maryland moves forward with the difficult goal of a statewide ban. No veto override for plastic foam ban bill Chase Cook “A proposal to make Maryland the first state to ban polystyrene foam is facing rejection” By Scott Dance […] more

GMU Students sneak peek at StyrofoamMom

Here are a few reactions by those who attended: An inspirational personal story of how one person can make a difference.  Follows the journey from a styrofoam tray in public schools to running for office, hosting an environmental television segment, and speaking to elected officials to promote a solution to disposing of expanded polystyrene.  – Kirit […] more

StyrofoamMom Emerges from the Lab thanks to PEDC & LERCPA

StyrofoamMom recently paused her documentary editing and hit the pavement promoting the StyrofoamMom movie trailer. She attended the PEDC vs NY Pitch night to find the next best energy and sustainability start-up.  Companies were competing for attention and funding. 4 teams from Potential Energy DC PEDC and 4 from Urban Future Labs. To say that […] more

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