Portsmouth passes first municipal ban on Styrofoam in NH
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The City Council has passed the first municipal ban on Styrofoam cups and containers in New Hampshire.

The council voted 8-0 to ban Styrofoam cups and containers during its Monday night meeting. The new ordinance will go into effect at the end of 2020.

The City Council also voted 8-1 to regulate single-use disposables on all city-owned property and official city events. Councilor Rick Becksted voted against the ordinance, which will also go into effect at the end of 2020.

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