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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Avon Town Council to Discuss Recycling and Polystyrene Foam at March 27th Meeting

Avon Town Council to Discuss Recycling and Polystyrene Foam at March 27th Meeting

Avon, CO – On March 27th, the Avon Town Council is slated to hear a presentation from field experts on the topics of recycling, sustainable material management, and how Eagle County manages its trash. The presentation stems from a request from the Council for an educational session providing the basics of recycling and advice to residents on how to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.

Following the recycling presentation will be a work session on the topic of polystyrene foam. Last fall, the Council mulled the adoption of an ordinance that would prohibit food vendors in the Town of Avon from using polystyrene foam disposable food service ware when providing prepared food to customers. The Council elected to continue the discussion to March of this year. At the March 27th work session, the Council will be asked to discuss and provide direction to Town staff on how to proceed with the proposed ordinance.

The discussion about a ban on use of polystyrene foam stems from the Climate Action Plan for the Eagle County Community (CAP), as well as the Town of Avon 2017-2019 Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan). The CAP, which was adopted by the Council in December 2016, includes a recommended policy to “get rid of Styrofoam.” The Town Council’s annual Strategic Plan details a “Tier 1 Priority” to “consider legislation to end the use of…non-compostable take-out containers by retailers and restaurants in the Town of Avon.”

Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting to learn about recycling in Eagle County and the proposed polystyrene foam ban. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. If you have questions, feel welcome to call (970) 748-4404.

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