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Polystyrene on its way out of Palo Alto

Original post made on Apr 21, 2010

Polystyrene containers are making a permanent exodus from Palo Alto's food establishments this Thursday — the latest target in that city's war against Bay pollutants.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 3:21 PM

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Posted by Caryn Coleman
a resident of Castro City
on Apr 21, 2010 at 2:09 pm

Good news!

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Posted by MCasau
a resident of another community
on Apr 21, 2010 at 4:03 pm

Let's hope surrounding cities will join Palo Alto!

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Posted by Dave
a resident of Shoreline West
on Apr 21, 2010 at 9:43 pm

meanwhile garbage of all sorts sits all over university ave.

looks worse than a school campus after lunch.

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Posted by Grammar police
a resident of Monta Loma
on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:26 pm

"the ban would take affect" should be "effect"

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Posted by Michael
a resident of Castro City
on Apr 24, 2010 at 3:27 pm

I remember when everyone turned to XPS in order to "save a tree" and help the ecology. I remember when everybody turned to polyunsaturated fat to save themselves from lard. I remember when we lowered the speed limits because we needed to conserve gasoline. I remember when leaders of government and industry said, "you cannot run our nation's economy on just consumerism." I remember when newspaper articles were edited for content and grammar. Alas, all those useless memories.

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Posted by reader
a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm

useless indeed

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