New York Officially Banned Plastic Foam Food Containers

New York City announced Thursday that as of this summer, those plastic foam containers (along with those plastic foam cups, plates and the like) are going to be banned. The city collected about 28,500 tons — repeat: 28,500 tons — of expanded polystyrene last year. About 90 percent of that was from food cups, containers and the like. In other words, that’s roughly one ton of these cups and containers for every 327 residents …READ MORE

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