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File #: Int 0369-2010    Version: * Name: Requiring containers for foods packaged on premises to be made of recyclable material.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste Management
On agenda: 10/13/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring containers for foods packaged on premises to be made of recyclable material.
Sponsors: Jessica S. Lappin, Gale A. Brewer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Lewis A. Fidler, G. Oliver Koppell, Brad S. Lander, Annabel Palma, Jumaane D. Williams, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, James G. Van Bramer
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Attachments: 1. Committee Report 11/25/13, 2. Hearing Testimony 11/25/13, 3. Hearing Transcript 11/25/13
Int. No. 369
By Council Members Lappin, Brewer, Comrie, Fidler, Koppell, Lander, Palma, Williams, Rodriguez, Mendez, Nelson and Van Bramer  
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring containers for foods packaged on premises to be made of recyclable material.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      
Section 1.  Chapter 3 of title 16 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 16-310.3 to read as follows:
      §16-310.3  Food containers.  All establishments which sell food in the city shall only use or offer for use containers for packaging food composed of a material that has been designated as a recyclable by the commissioner pursuant to section 16-314 of this chapter, where foods are packaged (a) on the premises of the establishment where they are sold; or (b) in a manner determined by an entity situated in the city.
§2. This local law shall take effect simultaneous with the designation of rigid plastic containers as a recyclable material by the commissioner of sanitation pursuant to paragraph 1 of subdivision c of section 16-305 of the administrative code of the city of New York.
 
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