by Mary Meade
July 10, 2018
Green Living, Green Business
In 2015, New York City instituted a polystyrene ban which was challenged by recycling firms and plastic manufacturers under the premise that polystyrene is recyclable. New York Supreme Court judge Margaret Chan agreed with the coalition under the premise that the industry had a feasible recycling plan.
Polystyrene foam, or more commonly known as Styrofoam, is widely used as packaging (in the…