Redwood City Polystyrene-Based Disposable Food Service Ware

Polystyrene ban (San Mateo County ordinance). Effective January 1, 2013.

Details of regulation: Adopting the San Mateo County Ordinance, food vendors and all City facilities and City contractors are prohibited from using polystyrene based disposable food service ware. Exemptions include undue hardship.

Municipal Code:

  1. Chapter 13 – Environmental Health Code. Article II – Polystyrene Based Disposable Food Service Ware Prohibition. Section 13.4 – Adoption of San Mateo County Code Chapter 4.107 (Ord. No. 2382).

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