NYC amends proposed polystyrene-container ban to wait for recycling evidence

A proposed New York City ban on polystyrene food containers would now give Dart Container and other manufacturers until Jan. 1, 2015, to present evidence that food-contaminated containers can be recycled economically. The proposed ban, which would take effect July 1, 2015, if Dart's efforts failed, is likely to see a vote before the end of the year, according to this article. The American Chemistry Council and many restaurant owners have lobbied against the ban.

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