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New York Mayor Reveals Plans to Ban Styrofoam

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

- 1917 days ago -
The mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, has announced plants to ban extruded polystyrene foam - or, as it's known by its more popular label, Styrofoam. Styrofoam, especially for the restaurant and packaging industries, is a widely used product

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Bill K (4)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:20 am
good news! i find so much of this stuff when cleaning rivers and streams.

Teresa W (782)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:37 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:30 am
Super good news!! This stuff is disgusting and it's everywhere.

Sue H (7)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:35 am
Excellent News! There are alternatives available, we Should Be Using them!

. (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:02 am
He can start with Dunkin' Donuts.....

. (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:43 am
great! thanks

S S (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 12:18 pm
Thank you.

Ruth M (235)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 1:54 pm
Not before time but we need a worldwide ban!!

Natalie V (27)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 4:14 pm

Paul Girardin (126)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:00 pm
Noted & shared!

Julie E (405)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:57 pm
Great news!

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:24 pm
Wait, plastic bags were nationally banned? Every grocery store in Baton Rouge is gonna be under arrest as soon as the cops can find them.

Latoya Brookins (23)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:41 pm
I don't know anybody that recycles/reuses styrofoam. It's good that it is being banned.

So many people don't think twice about the packaging or containers. They just throw them away when they are done with them, not thinking about where all that styrofoam is going.

So many don't even recycle plastic and glass bottles!


greenplanet e (155)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:44 pm
Good news to cut pollution and waste.

Joy W (103)
Monday February 18, 2013, 1:36 am
Thanks for the good news.

Jill Vickerman (416)
Monday February 18, 2013, 2:23 am
Great! I hate styrofoam. We all have to recycle, we dont have a choice anymore. Not unless there are much less people.

penny C (83)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:49 am
good news.

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 4:02 pm
Thank you for this article Cher.
It would be nice if there were some way to recycle to another product....but I don'e think so. Anybody know the answer?.......

Carol H (229)
Monday February 25, 2013, 3:47 am
happily noted
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