Somerville aldermen will pick up their review of a proposed ban on polystyrene containers and cups on Wednesday. The proposal, offered by Alderman Bob Trane in November, calls for all restaurants to cease use of the materials. The ban was discussed by members of the aldermen’s Legislative Matters Committee in January, and aldermen heard from residents and businesses in a public hearing on Feb. 27. The Legislative Matters Committee is slated to meet next on Wednesday and is expected to discuss the proposed ban, committee chairwoman Rebekah Gewirtz said. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in City Hall .
Aldermen to decide on foam containers
You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month
Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.
- High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
- Convenient access across all of your devices
- Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
- Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
- Less than 25¢ a week