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Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wants Styrofoam Ban

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- 1891 days ago -
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he wants a Styrofoam ban in New York City to save the environment and cut down on recycling costs.

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Winn A (179)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 4:43 pm
Works for me!

Linda R (17)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 4:58 pm
noted and posted on facebook. This would be an awesome thing for NYC to do!!

Dee C (229)
Thursday February 14, 2013, 11:08 pm
This should be done everywhere..

Thanks Cal..

Lisa Ann M (21)
Friday February 15, 2013, 3:34 am
Signed, Thank You!

Alice C (1797)
Friday February 15, 2013, 4:20 am
I agree with Bloomberg ~ I've been trying to at least get styrofoam recycling started up in the my county. There's a styrofoam recycling company in Springfield, NJ.

Alice C (1797)
Friday February 15, 2013, 4:25 am
Thanks Cal, Shared : )

Carol H (229)
Friday February 15, 2013, 5:02 am
that ban would be great!!!

Christeen A (370)
Friday February 15, 2013, 5:37 am
This is the one thing I agree with him on.

Ro H (0)
Friday February 15, 2013, 6:28 am

Sheryl G (363)
Friday February 15, 2013, 7:29 am
This is a good thing.

Hartson Doak (39)
Friday February 15, 2013, 9:01 am
There is a fungal based replacement for Styrofoam. Once discarded, it dissolves into the soil.

Kirsten Taufer (43)
Friday February 15, 2013, 3:37 pm
I was really angry with Bloomberg for busting up the Occupy movement in New York, but at least he is working for environmental issues! Score one for the billionaire...

Past Member (0)
Friday February 15, 2013, 3:40 pm
This is a good start. If the Governor really wants to boost his environmental image, then perhaps he could also ban fracking in NYS.

pam w (139)
Friday February 15, 2013, 4:16 pm
We ALL want it!

Mitchell D (104)
Friday February 15, 2013, 6:30 pm
Whatever else one may think of Bloomberg, he has put out some excellent ideas, and this is one of them. The ban on huge sized sodas is another.

Rose Becke (141)
Friday February 15, 2013, 7:29 pm

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday February 16, 2013, 2:41 pm
Noted. I was pretty mad at the way he handled Occupy, too. I'll give him half a brownie point for this--he has a deep hole to work himself out of in my opinion.
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