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New York to impose ban on single-use Styrofoam products

FROM JULY 2015, food service establishments and manufacturers may not possess, sell, or offer single-use expanded polystyrene (EPS) products in New York City.                     Expanded polystyrene is a plastic resin manufactured into consumer products such as foam cups, containers, trays, plates and egg cartons.   Approximately…
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New York mayor rolls out food composting plans

MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, Mayor of New York, has announced plans to roll out a new food waste composting scheme, aiming to divert up to 10% of the 1 million tonnes of food waste produced in the city every year.   It has been revealed the city has hired a composting plant and pilot tests of the…
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