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The DEC Bans Polystyrene Containers in New York

by mdsassociates
Fri, Nov 19th 2021 08:00 am

NYS DEC Polystyrene Foam Ban

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Announces Polystyrene Foam Ban.

We Have a Better Solution!

Foam packaging is one of the top contributors of environmental litter. Just walk along any creek, lake, highway or pond and you’ll most likely and unfortunately notice foam or plastic containers (and lids) polluting the shorelines, raodways and waterways. Sadly, this litter will be there forever.

Bad for planet Earth, polystyrene and polyethylene containers are causing negative impacts to wildlife and waterways, ruining scenic views and upsetting both land owners and nature lovers.

In 2020, New York State adopted the nation's strongest statewide ban of expanded polystyrene, single-use foam food and beverage containers, and polystyrene loose fill packaging materials, commonly known as packing peanuts.

Polystyrene foam is a concern for people, wildlife and the environment. For so many reasons, certain expanded polystyrene foam products will be banned in New York to protect the environment, communities and to support sustainable materials management effective January 2022.
 
Disposable food service containers made of expanded polystyrene that will be banned under the law include bowls, cartons, hinged "clamshell" containers, cups, lids, plates, trays, or any other product designed or used to temporarily store or transport prepared foods or beverages, and includes any container generally recognized as designed for single use.
 
MDS has  compostable containers that are healthier for our planet and waterways. Made from plant based PLA, recycled fiberboard, kraft and bagasse materials, Vegware award winning food packaging will be a hit with your guests!
 

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