Recycling Initiative Proposed as Alternative to NYC Foam Ban

As New York City prepares to institute a citywide ban on expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam packaging, a proposed law to recognize EPS as a recyclable

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NYC Council’s Foam Decision is Anti-Small Business

On May 12, following a New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) report, the New York City Council is instituting a citywide ban on single-use

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Albany County considers expanding ban on polystyrene foam products

Albany County legislator Chris Higgins introduced a new law that would extend a polystyrene foam ban already in place in the county. The expansion would

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Defending Foam Use in New York

Green County in New York has tried to implement a local policy that regulates the use of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam at restaurants in the

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NYC Supreme Court kicked off the new year with foam victory

Recyclers and small business owners in New York City entered this year with a victory when a New York Supreme Court overturned the city’s expanded

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Foam recycling wins again!

In what is sure to be hailed as a decisive victory for the environment, the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division denied New York

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New York State Supreme Court Overturns City’s Ban on Foam

Private Industry’s Offer to Recycle All Foam & Rigid Polystyrene Still Stands  The New York State Supreme Court today overturned Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia’s decision

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New York Restaurants Speak Out Against Foam Ban

Restaurateurs in New York City were recently dealt a devastating blow when a ban on commonly used foam products went into effect. The piece of

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Even with a Ban, NYC Still Sends Tons of Foam to Landfills

While the New York foam ban officially went into effect on July 1st, a New York court is still in the process of ruling on

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NYC Foam Ban Begins Without Considering Other Solutions

New Yorkers must say goodbye to their warm coffee-filled foam cups, to their nicely insulated foam to-go containers, and to their foam school lunch trays

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