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Park Slope »

Goodbye to Farrell's Beloved Styrofoam Cups

The 32 ounce containers will be phased out after the styrofoam ban begins on July 1.

Upper West Side »

Whiz Kids Discover Way to Dissolve Styrofoam for National Contest

Styrofoam takes centuries to decompose, but three UWS students think they've found a new solution. 

Civic Center »

E-Cigarettes Included in City's Smoking Ban

The City Council extended existing smoking bans to include electronic cigarettes.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Bloomberg Calls for European-Style Hostels in State of City Speech

Mayor Bloomberg delivered his final State of the City address at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

New York City »

Bloomberg to Push Styrofoam Ban, Electric Cars in Last State of City Speech

Mayor Bloomberg wants to expand the city's recycling efforts, which lag far behind many other cities.

West Village »

Bloomberg Changes Tune on Recycling and Backs Styrofoam Ban

After cutting back on city recycling because he said it cost too much, Bloomberg has become a proponent.

West Village »

Styrofoam Ban Being Eyed by City Sanitation Department

Proposed restrictions would apply to businesses, a sanitation department official said Monday.

Downtown »

Sugarcane Cafeteria Trays Help Battery Park City School Go Green

P.S. 89 has cut its lunchtime waste by more than half since switching to the sugarcane trays.