New York Foam Ban Leads to Missed Opportunity

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Polystyrene foam, commonly mistaken for “Styrofoam” which is a trademark of the Dow Chemical Co., is an inexpensive and quality packaging entity, utilized by many fast food restaurants and small businesses–particularly halal carts in NYC. The NY foam ban (http://newyork.gofoam.org/) was implemented under the impression that polystyrene foam cannot be recycled economically–yet groups have been recycling the material for years all across the country, and in fact, Dart Container Corporation offered to pay to implement a more effective recycling program in NYC....
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The UAE and USA: United in Outlook

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The expanding relationship between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has been a positive and productive one for the past several decades. With many interests between the two global leaders aligned, there is no doubt that the symbiotic relationship spans across social, cultural, global, economic and political realms. It is clear that the UAE and USA are united in outlook....
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