Banning the use of single-use Styrofoam food containers in New York State.
GOVERNOR CUOMO UNVEILS 5TH PROPOSAL OF 2020 STATE OF THE STATE: BANNING THE USE OF SINGLE-USE STYROFOAM FOOD CONTAINERS IN NEW YORK STATE Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is proposing a new bill on prohibiting the distribution and use of expanded polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, single-use food containers. The proposal also bans the sale of expanded polystyrene packaging materials known as packing peanuts. This would go into effect by January 1, 2022. The new legislation wil