The City of Burlingame passed an ordinance referencing San Mateo County’s ordinance on May 16, 2011.

Details of regulation: Prohibits food vendors from using polystyrene-based disposable food service ware when providing prepared food. Exemptions include prepackaged food and polystyrene coolers and ice chests intended for reuse.


  1. 1861-2011 – An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Burlingame Adding Chapter 8.10 to the Burlingame Municipal Code to Prohibit Food Vendors from Using Polystyrene Based Disposable Food Service Ware.

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