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Life after a ban

Friday, August 9th, 2013 | Permalink

In 2007, San Francisco said goodbye to polystyrene foam foodservice packaging and never looked back.  That year, an ordinance went into effect that prohibited the use of EPS foam in foodservice establishments. The city specified that the alternative material must be compostable or recyclable.  However, when the city issued the ordinance, it said that any restaurant could apply for waiver if the ban created any type of economic hardship. Out of the 4500 food establishments that were affected by the ban, only two asked for the waiver. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – August 2013 Keywords:  plastics bans composting bioplastics mushroom packaging Ecovative EcoCycle read more

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Life after a ban

Chinaplas: Solar Impulse homes in on Dallas

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

Guangzhou, China –  The Solar Impulse aircraft safely reached Phoenix May 5 after a 20-hour flight from San Francisco. Next up: the leg from Phoenix to Dallas which will take off the week of May 20. Traveling at an average ground speed of just 40 mph, the Solar Impulse carried its sole occupant and pilot, adventurer Bertrand Piccard, on the 650-nautical mile first leg solely utilizing the power of the sun. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Analyst: Jabil ownership should propel big growth at Nypro

Friday, April 5th, 2013 | Permalink

A high-tech investment analyst in the San Francisco Bay area is giving a big thumb’s up to Jabil Circuit’s acquisition of Nypro, adding that Nypro has the potential for significant growth in its core plastics molding operations. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Nypro Jabil Circuit read more

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