October 19, 2018 / 11:28 AM / a month ago

NYC food-foam ban survives appeal by Dart, Restaurant Action Alliance

A state appellate court on Thursday upheld New York City’s ban on single-use “food foam” containers, rejecting claims by Dart Container Corp and a restaurant advocacy group that the city acted arbitrarily in imposing the ban.

A five-judge panel of the Appellate Division, First Part held that the city’s sanitation department rationally concluded that single-use food containers made of expanded polystyrene foam cannot be recycled in New York City “in a manner that is environmentally effective and economically feasible.”

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