New York City Ban On Styrofoam Products Takes EffectAs of midnight, Styrofoam products such as trays, cups, plates, clamshell containers and packing peanuts are banned at food service establishments, stores and manufacturers across the five boroughs.
Group Demands Recycling Requirement For All Styrofoam In NYCAn environmental advocacy group on Monday called on Mayor Bill de Blasio and city agencies to expand recycling requirements for polystyrene foam.
Public Hearing Held On Foam Food Container BanThe City Council's sanitation committee held a hearing Monday on proposals to ban the containers and explore recycling them.
Today's Talk: Bloomberg Wants NYC To Stay Away From StyrofoamThe ban on Styrofoam was proposed back in February.
Food Industry Rallies Against Proposed NYC Foam Container Ban; Quinn Sees Measure PassingOpponents rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday before a City Council meeting where the ban was to be introduced.
Mixed Reaction To Bloomberg's Proposed Styrofoam BanMayor Michael Bloomberg’s new grudge against Styrofoam has drawn mixed reactions from New Yorkers.
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.
Bloomberg To Propose More Electric Car Parking, Styrofoam BanOn 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.
Styrofoam Marionettes Used At City Hall To Protest Lunch Trays In NYC SchoolsGiant 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.