styrofoam bans

San Bruno styrofoam ordinance

The San Bruno styrofoam ordinance prohibits the use of styrofoam foodware, including lids, straws and utensils. The legislation allows use of biodegradable, compostable, and recyclable foodware. Violations may result in fines according to the Municipal Code.

Location

San Bruno, California
United States
37° 37' 49.764" N, 122° 24' 39.888" W

Freeport Styrofoam Ban

Adopted January 1990, the Freeport Styrofoam Ban prohibits restaurants, retail food vendors, and town vendors from selling or serving prepared food in styrofoam products, and food packagers from packaging meat, eggs, bakery products or other food in styrofoam containers.

Location

Freeport, Maine
United States
43° 51' 25.272" N, 70° 6' 11.196" W

Issaquah Styrofoam Ban

As part of the Issaquah ban, food service providers can not use non recyclable material

Location

Issaquah, Washington
United States
47° 31' 48.36" N, 122° 1' 57.432" W

Portland Styrofoam Take-Out Container Ban

Prohibits restaurants and retail food vendors from serving prepared food in styrofoam products (both on premises and take-out), exempts non-profits.

Location

Portland, Oregon
United States
45° 31' 24.42" N, 122° 40' 34.356" W

Rathway Styrofoam Ordinance

Adopted December 1996, the Rathway ordinance bans food containers and utensils made from PVC and polystyrene.

Location

Rathway, New Jersey
United States
40° 36' 29.376" N, 74° 16' 39.54" W

Seattle City-wide Styrofoam Ban

The City of Seattle is requiring all food service businesses to find packaging alternatives to throw-away food service containers, cups and other products in all food service businesses - restaurants, grocery stores, delis, coffee shops and institutional cafeterias. By July 1, 2010, all food service products designed for one-time-use must be replaced with one-time use products that are either compostable or recyclable.

Location

Seattle, Washington
United States
47° 36' 22.356" N, 122° 19' 55.452" W

Suffolk County Styrofoam Ordinance

Enacted in 1998, the Suffolk County styrofoam ordinance bans all food containers or other packaging countywide composed of polystyrene or polyvinyl chloride.

Location

Suffolk County, New York
United States
40° 59' 5.568" N, 72° 36' 54.432" W

South San Francisco Green Foods Packaging Ordinance

The Green Foods Packaging ordinance applies to food providers, city facilities, projects and events and bans polystyrene foam disposable food service ware.

Location

South San Francisco, California
United States
37° 39' 16.776" N, 122° 24' 27.9" W

Ventura County Ban on Styrofoam on Public Lands

Prohibits the use of styrofoam food service products at the County harbor, parks, Government Center, and County-sponsored events by vendors, franchisees, lessees, contractors or other commercial food and beverage purveyors. Encourages businesses, NGOs, groups, and other governmental entities to cease purchase of styrofoam food service products.

Location

Ventura, California
United States
34° 16' 28.704" N, 119° 13' 44.436" W

West Hollywood Polystyrene Ban

As of 1990, the City of West Hollywood prohibits polystyrene food packaging for all retail food vendors and restaurants.

Location

West Hollywood, California
United States
34° 5' 24.036" N, 118° 21' 42.264" W
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