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2014-03-26 23:27:21

Nearly 70 material recovery facilities responded to the Foodservice Packaging Institute's benchmarking study to identify factors affecting acceptance of foodservice packaging. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A recent benchmarking survey commissioned by the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) finds widespread but varied acceptance of foodservice packaging by material recovery facilities. “We are encouraged by the number of material recovery facilities already accepting...

2013-03-20 12:22:14

A Switch to Alternatives Will Cost City Businesses Millions, Increase Solid Waste NEW YORK, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study released today finds that the ban on polystyrene foam proposed by the Bloomberg Administration will cost city businesses, consumers and tax payers nearly $100 million per year by nearly doubling food service product costs, and do little to reduce waste. According to the study, produced by research firm MB Public Affairs on behalf of the...

2013-02-27 00:20:30

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Jose City Council today rejected a proposal to explore recycling of polystyrene foam foodservice packaging and instead moved to restrict its use by restaurants and other local foodservice operators. The move is at odds with the trend in California to increase polystyrene foam foodservice recycling, including at curbside. Twenty-two percent of households in California - more than eight million people - can recycle polystyrene...