An Act To Prohibit Extruded Polystyrene Food Service Containers
Sec. 1. 38 MRSA §1651, sub-§§1-A and 1-B are enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 38 MRSA §1651, sub-§2, as enacted by PL 1987, c. 804, is repealed.
Sec. 3. 38 MRSA §1651, sub-§2-A is enacted to read:
Sec. 4. 38 MRSA §1652, as amended by PL 2011, c. 657, Pt. BB, §16, is further amended to read:
§ 1652. State and political subdivision facilities and functions
The department may renew the waiver for 2-year periods if it finds that the school or school administrative district has made reasonable progress toward implementing the waste reduction plan. The department, within available resources, may provide technical and financial assistance to schools and school administrative districts to assist them with meeting the goal of using durable containers.
Sec. 5. 38 MRSA §1652-A is enacted to read:
§ 1652-A. Prohibition of extruded polystyrene foam food service containers
Sec. 6. 38 MRSA §1654, as enacted by PL 1987, c. 804, is repealed.
This bill prohibits food establishments from processing, preparing, selling or providing food in or on an extruded polystyrene foam food service container with certain exceptions.