Colorado mountain town holds off on Styrofoam ban



AVON, Colo. — A Colorado mountain town considering the state's first ban on plastic foam food containers has delayed a decision on the proposal. Vail Daily reports that elected officials in Avon say there is support for a Styrofoam ban, but not enough to move forward on it. Avon officials say they will work on education and outreach about a ban and revisit the ban in September. Residents debated the proposal last week at a Town Council meeting. Council members say they want to explore whether the measure should also address non-recyclable disposable coffee cups. A new first reading of a plastic foam ordinance has been set for Sept. 12. The council also plans to consider a 10-cent Read more on Colorado Springs Gazette
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