Expanded polystyrene food container ban, adopted June 2015. Includes ban on retail sale of foam products.
Details of regulation: Food providers within the City of San Luis Obispo may not provide prepared food in or provide separately any disposable food container made from expanded polystyrene. Disposable food containers made from expanded polystyrene are prohibited from use in all City facilities. City contractors in the performance of City contracts and events may not provide prepared food in disposable food containers made from expanded polystyrene. Exemptions included undue hardships, emergency situations, specific construction products, raw meat trays, products made from expanded polystyrene which are wholly encapsulated or encased by a more durable material, and foods prepared or packaged outside the City.
- No. 1617 – An Ordinance of the City of San Luis Obispo Adding Chapter 8.06 to the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code Regulating Expanded Polystyrene Food Containers and Products.
Details of regulation: Any vendor shall ask each dine-in customer if the customer wants a single-use beverage straw before providing a single-use beverage straw to the customer.
- Ord. 1640 – An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of San Luis Obispo, California, Adding Chapter 8.0 to the San Luis Obispo Municipal Code Regulating Single-Use Beverage Straws.