San Francisco has enacted the nation’s strictest ban on plastic foam.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 28 unanimously voted to outlaw foam products. For most products, the ban will take effect Jan. 1, 2017. For meat and fish trays, the ban went into effect on July 1.
"I just passed the toughest anti-Styrofoam law in the country and we did it unanimously! This is a huge step for our environment and health. San Francisco is on our way to leading the country on environmental policy -- again!" Board of Supervisors President London Breed wrote on her Facebook page after the vote. "