Details of regulation: Food providers are prohibited from providing prepared food to customers in polystyrene based disposable food ware. No person shall sell any polystyrene-based food ware or polystyrene cooler at any location within the City. City facility users are prohibited from using polystyrene-based disposable food ware. City departments shall not purchase or acquire polystyrene-based disposable food ware

for use at City facilities or City-sponsored events. Provides exemptions for the use of polystyrene-based disposable food ware for food prepared or packaged outside of the City, provided such food is not altered, packaged or repackaged within the City limits.


  1. An Ordinance Adding Chapter 8.37 to the Pinole Municipal Code Prohibiting the Use and Sale of Polystyrene Products in the City of Pinole