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Regulations Alert: NYC Foam Ban Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2019

Effective January 1, 2019 businesses, nonprofits and agencies can no longer sell or use any expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam items, such as single-service items like cups, bowls, plates, takeout containers, and trays or loose fill packaging, aka “packing peanuts”.  See exceptions to the rule and more information at nyc.gov/foamban. Small businesses not part of a chain with less than … Continue reading Regulations Alert: NYC Foam Ban Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2019

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Judge Strikes Down NYC Foam Ban

Sept. 22, 2015 – Judge strikes down NYC’s foam ban.   The city is exploring its options for reinstituting the ban, including an appeal. We will keep you updated. NYC’s foam ban went into effect on July 1, 2015 with a six-month grace period. Businesses had been preparing for the change by replacing foam products with … Continue reading Judge Strikes Down NYC Foam Ban

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Regulation Update: D.C. Bans Foam, NY Foam Ban Takes Effect

Update: Sept. 22, 2015 – Judge strikes down NYC’s foam ban.  The city is exploring its options for reinstituting the ban, including an appeal. We will keep you updated. New York: NYC’s foam ban takes effect on July 1, 2015.  Businesses will have until January 1 of next year to fully do away with the foam before … Continue reading Regulation Update: D.C. Bans Foam, NY Foam Ban Takes Effect

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