A ban on single-use food and beverage containers made from polystyrene foam was proposed Tuesday by New York’s governor. The proposed ban on the containers commonly known as Styrofoam would go into effect Jan. 1, 2022, and would also include packing peanuts, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. Environmental groups have sought foam bans amid rising public awareness of throwaway plastic…
With the start of 2019, styrofoam is banned across New York City.