Plastic Foam Container

February 6, 2013 - 10:30 PM
FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, a Tibetan Buddhist monk holds his styrofoam cup as he waits for tea during a religious talk by the Dalai Lama at the Tsuglakhang temple in Dharmsala, India. In an effort to double the city’s recycling rate by 2017, New York City Sanitation officials are considering a ban on to-go containers made of polystyrene foam, a material in Styrofoam. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia, File)