San Leandro Polystyrene Food Service Ware

Expanded polystyrene food container ban, adopted October 2011.

Details of regulation:  Food vendors, City departments, and contractors that serve and City facility are prohibited from using polystyrene foam food service ware in association with prepared food. Exemptions include prepared foods prepared and packaged outside the City of San Leandro, undue hardship, and emergency situations.


  1. No. 2011-011 – An Ordinance of the City of San Leandro, Amending Chapter 3-8 of the San Leandro Municipal Code to Prohibit the Use of Polystyrene Foam Food Service Ware by All Food Vendors, City Departments, and City Contractors, and at City-Sponsored Events.

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