McCoy signs executive order expanding styrofoam ban in Albany County

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) A major announcement from the Albany County Executive Dan McCoy.

A ban on the use of styrofoam for disposable food serviceware in all Albany County food establishments.

The local law builds on the styrofoam ban McCoy signed in 2013.

That law applied to chain-food establishments in at least 15 establishments around the country.

Members of the community and advocates previously spoke in favor of this ban, citing the environmental and health benefits it would have.

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