ENGLISH As temperatures are expected to drop well below freezing, NYC Emergency Management reminds all New Yorkers that prolonged exposure to extremely cold weather can be deadly. The National Weather Service is forecasting bitterly cold wind chills. Vulnerable populations such as seniors and infant...
We are continuing our collaboration with New York City News Service for our Lower East Side Voices video series. Here's a look at the Malaysian "coffee shop," Kopitiam, from Allyson Escobar. The cafe moved to East Broadway this past summer and has been garnering rave reviews ever since. Escobar writ...
Effective January 1, 2019 businesses, nonprofits and agencies can no longer sell or use any expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam items, such as single-service items like cups, bowls, plates, takeout containers, and trays or loose fill packaging, aka “packing peanuts”.
Please help DSNY spread the word about this new regulation by sharing our social media posts from @NYCzerowaste and @NYCSanitation, using #foambannyc and #foamfreenyc and alerting your business contacts via newsletter using the language below.
Beginning January 1, 2019, certain expanded polystyrene (EPS) items will be banned from sale, distribution, or use in New York City. For more information, visit nyc.gov/foamban.
Small businesses not part of a chain with less than $500,000 in gross income for the most recent tax year and non-profit corporations may apply for hardship exemptions from the Department of Small Business Services. For more information, visit nyc.gov/foamwaiver.
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