Gallery: NYC Considers Banning Styrofoam at All Food-Service Facilities

Photo credit: Marc Falardeau

New York City is continuing its war against trash, this time with a possible styrofoam ban. The legislation is being proposed by Ron Gonen, the city’s Deputy Commissioner for Recycling and Sustainability and it would prohibit all food-service providers from using styrofoam containers and packaging. If the law becomes a reality, it could keep thousands of pounds of to-go containers per year out of the landfills serving NYC.

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