New York City throws 1.2 million tons of food waste into landfills every year. Mayor Bloomberg hopes the city's new composting program will change that.
Sugary beverage consumption has gone down over the past decade, especially by children.
New York City's big soda ban was set to start today, until an eleventh-hour decision by the New York State Supreme Court put a stop to Mayor Bloomberg's plan.
Not everyone is swallowing New York City's big soda ban.
Mike Bloomberg announced that he wants to limit the size of sugary beverages sold in NYC. The beverage industry isn't taking the news lying down.
The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.