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Stryofoam Container In Food Cart (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Public Hearing Held On Foam Food Container Ban

The City Council’s sanitation committee held a hearing Monday on proposals to ban the containers and explore recycling them.

11/25/2013

Proposed bill would ban Styrofoam. (Credit: WLNY)

Today’s Talk: Bloomberg Wants NYC To Stay Away From Styrofoam

The ban on Styrofoam was proposed back in February.

11/25/2013

Stryofoam Container In Food Cart (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Food Industry Rallies Against Proposed NYC Foam Container Ban; Quinn Sees Measure Passing

Opponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.

06/12/2013

Bloomberg Delivers Final State Of The City (CBS 2)

Mixed Reaction To Bloomberg’s Proposed Styrofoam Ban

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s new grudge against Styrofoam has drawn mixed reactions from New Yorkers.

02/16/2013

Bloomberg Delivers Final State Of the City (CBS 2)

Bloomberg Staunchly Defends ‘Stop & Frisk,’ Outlines Ambitious Agenda For Last Year In Office

“Each of the five boroughs, I think it’s fair to say, is better off today than ever before and our state and the state of our city has never been stronger,” Bloomberg said during his speech Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

02/14/2013

Bloomberg State Of The City

Bloomberg To Propose More Electric Car Parking, Styrofoam Ban

On the eve of his State of the City address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had a new ban in store, as well as a parking proposal that might drive some New Yorkers crazy.

02/13/2013

Stryofoam Marionettes at City Hall - New York, NY - Apr 30, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Styrofoam Marionettes Used At City Hall To Protest Lunch Trays In NYC Schools

Giant styrofoam marionettes were used at City Hall on Monday to protest the use of the material in New York City school lunch trays, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

05/01/2012