Statewide polystyrene ban proposed in Calif.

SACRAMENTO Calif. Legislation introduced in California on Friday would ban the use of polystyrene foam and non-recyclable disposable foodservice containers by restaurant operators and retail food vendors statewide.

Assembly Bill 1358, introduced by Reps. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, and Petro Nava, D-Santa Barbara, would authorize the use of compostable containers in cities where organic waste is collected, as well as recyclable plastic or paper products made from

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