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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NYC Restaurants – You Can Still Use Foam Until January 2016

New York City’s ban of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam took effect on July 1, 2015, but restaurant owners and small businesses can still use foam

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NYC isn’t Seeing the Bigger Foam Picture, but Denver is!

The debate on the expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam ban in New York City continues and tensions are rising. In mid-May, a coalition of interested parties

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Foam Recycling Supporters are Pushing Back in NYC

Following Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ban of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam in New York City, foam recycling supporters are pushing back. The supporters including an

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‘Politics’ to Blame for Costly NYC Foam Ban

Although several organizations spent much of 2014 making plans and commitments to reduce the amount of polystyrene foam sent to landfills from New York City,

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Will New York City Go Through With Foam Ban?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has laid down the gauntlet for foam food service and packaging products in the city. The Mayor has

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NYC Recycling Decision Creates Burden on Small Businesses

A recent decision made by New York City leaders will soon have many local businesses facing an unexpected economic hardship. Although a year was spent

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NYC Misses Major Opportunity in Recycling, Economic Growth

After a year of working towards a solution to reduce the amount of foam sent to landfills from New York City and create new economic

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New York City Mayor De Blasio and Sanitation Commissioner Garcia Choose Landfilling Over Recycling

In an economic and environmental defeat for small business owners and New York City taxpayers, Mayor de Blasio and Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia

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NYC Foam Ban Raises Questions about Alternative Products

When New York City’s former Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, first announced a plan to reduce waste within his jurisdiction by banning foam products, most restaurants and

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