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San Diego is preparing to enforce its long-awaited foam ban

San Diego joins more than 130 other California cities with bans on polystyrene, including Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar and Imperial Beach. San Diego's new ban on polystyrene foam food trays, pool toys and more scheduled to take effect April 1. Supporters of the ban say foam products poison marine life and damage the health of people who eat seafood, because foam is not biodegradable and continuously breaks into steadily smaller pieces.
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  • walter lungayi

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    great news

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    • We Don't Have Time

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      Dear Edwin wangombe Thank you for getting your climate love to level 2! We have reached out to City of San Diego and requested a response. I will keep you updated on any progress! /Adam We Don't Have Time

      • Tabitha Kimani

        69 w

        This is the right thing to do to safeguard marine life and human lives too.

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        • Peter Karanga

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          I applaud @SanDiego for taking this step to protect our environment. Foam waste is a major problem in our oceans and reducing its use can help reduce pollution and protect wildlife. All businesses must eventually comply with the ban and I hope more cities will adopt similar measures in the future.

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          • George Kariuki

            69 w

            It's important that we continue to work towards reducing the use of plastic products, and this ban is a great start.

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            • Hilda Wangui

              69 w

              The way to move let's other countries also follow

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              • Kevin

                69 w

                This is the way to go!

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                • Jane Wangui

                  69 w

                  More cities should join this enforcement.We would not want people to damage their well being by consuming seafood or death of more marine life.

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                  • Elizabeth Gathigia

                    69 w

                    Right direction @sanDiego, more countries should join the fight

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                    • Joseph Githinji

                      69 w

                      This will save marine life. Kudos @SanDiego city

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                      • Ajema Lydiah

                        69 w

                        amazing

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