Follow Up: Styrofoam and Plastic Ban

By Sabian Keller and Lola Fettis Our local government has attempted to pass several bans on single-use products or other products that they worry might be harmful to our environment. Single-use products are disposable items produced to be used once. Of the many proposed to be banned, our city has only outlawed plastic straws. Though they’ve also banned the sale of any sunscreen that contains … Continue reading Follow Up: Styrofoam and Plastic Ban

Styrofoam and Plastic Bags are No More by Sabian Keller and Lola Fettis

In recent months, and even years, Key West has put into motion many bans in order to keep the local environment healthy. On February 5th, 2019, Key West City Commissioners voted to ban any sunscreen that contained oxybenzone and/or octinoxate, as there was evidence to believe these chemicals are killing off coral. Lately there has been talk about banning plastic bags and straws as well. … Continue reading Styrofoam and Plastic Bags are No More by Sabian Keller and Lola Fettis