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Bloomberg gunning for ban on Styrofoam

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/07/2013 @ 10:38 am In Front Page,Money,Politics | No Comments

(NEW YORK POST) First he dictated the size of our cups — now he wants to ban what they’re made of.

The Bloomberg administration is considering banning Styrofoam cups and containers — popular at thousands of delis and food carts across the city— as it prepares to roll out a major recycling announcement in the coming weeks, a Sanitation Department official said yesterday.

“We’re studying all the different things in our waste stream. We want to make sure that everything in our waste stream is recyclable,” Ron Gonen, deputy commissioner for recycling at Sanitation, told The Post.


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