Pacific Grove Polystyrene Ban


Chapter: Monterey
State: CA
Country: USA
Theme: Plastic Pollution
Completion Date: May 03 2008
Status: Victory

The City of Pacific Grove has passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene food service wares. The ordinance acts to reduce local non-biodegradable and non-recyclable waste at the source, preventing its eventual disposal on local beaches and in the ocean. The Chapter partnered with Sustainable Pacific Grove and Monterey Green Action to accomplish their goal.