a statewide ban on foam food service containers – has seen significant attention this session. It was announced as a priority piece of legislation by Maryland Democrats, and a recent poll showed the majority of Marylanders support a food foam phase-out. At this time, the bill has been heard by the three committees it’s been assigned to, and we’re anxiously awaiting committee votes to move the bill forward to the floor. And in an exciting and auspicious move, the Anne Arundel County Council passed foam ban legislation, following last year’s passage and subsequent veto by the County Executive. Current County Executive Pittman has vowed to sign the legislation, meaning that soon, over 50% of Marylands will live in jurisdictions where foam has been or will be phased out. Now is the time to for consistency statewide
Contact your representatives and urging them to vote favorably on HB109 and SB285!
Senator Ed Reilly -410-841-3568
Delegate Heather Bagnall -410-841-3406
Delegate Mike Malone- 410-841-3510
Delegate Sid Saab 410-841-3551
Speaker Busch 410-841-3800