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New York Likely to Ban Styrofoam

posted Jan 8, 2015, 8:14 AM by Julie Moore
New York passed a law last year to restrict the sale and use of polystyrene, widely known as Styrofoam food and beverage packages. The law, however, was put on hold because the law would strike many producers and traders of the Styrofoam.

A possible solution to an issue is to recycle the material, so the recycling companies were given time to come up with the way to recycle Styrofoam. If the city deems polystyrene recyclable, it will begin processing it at a recycling facility in Brooklyn. If it decides it cannot be recycled, the ban is expected to go into effect in July.

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