After soda regs, Bloomberg’s NYC eyes Styrofoam ban – Washington Times

Let’s see how he handles the snow this weekend before we let him regulate more personal choices. My prediction – New York is in for some rough days with the snow. Last time this happened, the plows hit the streets where city officials lived, but didn’t get anything else done.

First, he limited the size of drinks allowed throughout the city. Now Mayor Bloomberg and his administration are mulling a ban on the plastic foam cups they’re sold in.

Polystyrene foam, sometimes sold under the brand name Styrofoam, is popular at thousands of delis and food carts across New York. The city prepares to roll out a major recycling announcement in the coming weeks, with Styrofoam cups on the chopping block, a Sanitation Department official said Wednesday.

via After soda regs, Bloomberg’s NYC eyes Styrofoam ban – Washington Times.

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