Plastic foam containers

FILE - A Styrofoam take-out container is viewed in a trash can in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Industry Groups Sue To Stop NYC’s Plastic Foam Container Ban

Coalition members from The Restaurant Action Alliance NYC said Thursday their lawsuit filed in Manhattan state supreme court seeks to block the ban that’s set to go into effect July 1.

04/30/2015

A food cart worker fills a plastic foam take-out container with food for a customer in New York City on Dec. 19, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Council Inches Closer To Banning Plastic Foam Food Containers

New York City lawmakers paved the way Thursday for an eventual ban on plastic foam containers.

12/19/2013