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Foam Food Containers Are Out, And Other New Laws for 2019

Jan 01, 2019 - The New York Times

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A note to New Yorkers waking up in a stupor on New Year's Day: Foam food containers are so last year.

New York City's ban on the single-use plastic clamshells that have long been favored by takeout joints and halal carts will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2019.

Foam cups, plates, bowls and packing peanuts will also be prohibited.

The ban is only one of several changes in the city and New York s...