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File #: Int 1082-2009    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: 9/17/2009
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, Charles Barron, Gale A. Brewer, Lewis A. Fidler, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Annabel Palma, Michael C. Nelson, Rosie Mendez, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Peter F. Vallone, Jr.
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2009*Jessica S. Lappin City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2009*Jessica S. Lappin City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/17/2009*Jessica S. Lappin City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1082

 

By Council Members Lappin, Barron, Brewer, Fidler, James, Koppell, Palma, Nelson, Mendez, Mark-Viverito and Vallone Jr.

 

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 16-310.1 to read as follows:

                     Sec. 16-310.1  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 on January 1, 2010.

 

 

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