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Hermosa Beach City Council bans polystyrene

A polystyrene food plate is shown n this undated file photo.

September 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Hermosa Beach City Council has passed a ban on polystyrene food containers.

Under the new law, food providers will be prohibited from using disposable packaging made with polystyrene, better known as Styrofoam.

Hermosa Beach joins more than 60 other California cities and counties in banning polystyrene food containers.