What the Requirements Mean
“Single-use plastic carryout bags” may not be provided to customers
“Disposable food service ware / to go packaging / food packaging materials” (clamshells, bowls, plates, cups, straws, stirrers, etc.)
that contains polystyrene/plastic foam (sometimes called Styrofoam™) may not be provided to customers
shall be recyclable or compostable
“Polystyrene/plastic foam products” (foam coolers, cups, plates, packing peanuts, etc.) may not be sold, rented or supplied to customers
There are specialty items that are not restricted or are exempt from restrictions. Please see the ordinance dated 9/24/19 and flyer for more information.
To offer time for establishments to utilize current inventory and plan for future compliance, a 13 month grace period was built in so the ordinance will take effect on January 1, 2020.