Bloomberg wants to ban Styrofoam products before he leaves office

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Mayor Bloomberg is rushing a proposed ban on Styrofoam in New York City before he leaves office.

On Monday, the City Council’s Sanitation Committee will hold a meeting on the bill.

The measure was first proposed over the summer.

Supporters say the ban is necessary because foam containers are non-biodegradable, can’t be recycled and spoil the environment.

But opponents claim the move is just another Bloomberg nanny initiative that will lead to more costly alternative products.



Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 536 other followers