Brookline mulls ban on Styrofoam, plastic bags – Boston

Posted on September 30, 2012 by DrRossH in Plastic Limiting Regulations

Brookline mulls ban on Styrofoam, plastic bags – West – The Boston Globe.

A cup of coffee served at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Great Barrington earlier this year could soon lead to a ban on plastic-foam food and beverage containers in Brookline.

Another proposal on the Nov. 13 meeting’s warrant would also prohibit stores from providing disposable plastic shopping bags to customers.

Brookline Town Meeting member Nancy Heller proposed the ban on polystyrene containers after she stopped in a Dunkin’ Donuts shop in Great Barrington and was served coffee in a paper cup.