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Councilmember Espinal Pushes for Ban on Plastic Utensils in NYC

Councilmember Rafael Espinal, who represents the 37th District including Bushwick, East New York and portions of Bedford Stuyvesant, Brownsville and Crown Heights, introduced on Wednesday a bill to ban single-use plastic items like utensils. If passed, the legislation would require the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs and the Department of Sanitation to annually evaluate available alternatives […]