FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The Fayetteville City Council unanimously voted Tuesday (May 21) to ban the purchase of expanded polystyrene foam with city funds.
The city council voted to end the use of Styrofoam at concession stands, boat docks, food trucks or similar businesses on City-owned property; including parks and off-street parking lots.
According to the City of Fayetteville's Twitter page, they are using this as a way to raise public awareness of environmental damages caused by the product.
Council votes unanimously to prohibit the purchase of expanded polystyrene foam with city monies, to end the use of these products by city concessionaires and food trucks in city parks and off-street parking and raise public awareness of ecological damages caused by the product.
— City of Fayetteville (@accessfay) May 21, 2019