Details of regulation: Food providers are prohibited from dispensing prepared food to customers in disposable food service containers made from expanded polystyrene. Food providers are prohibited from dispensing prepared food to customers in disposable food service containers made from non-recyclable plastic. All City facilities, City-managed concessions, City sponsored events, and City permitted events are prohibited from using disposable food service containers made from expanded polystyrene or non-recyclable plastic. Exemptions include undue hardship.
- No. 2216 CCS – An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Santa Monica Banning Non-Recyclable Plastic Disposable Food Service Containers.
Details of regulation: These updated regulations requires food providers to dispense prepared food or beverages to customers only in marine degradable disposable food service ware. Food or beverage providers shall provide marine degradable disposable straws and utensils to customers only upon request, but may ask customers if disposable straws or utensils are needed.
- No. 2216 (CCS) – An Ordinance Of The City Council Of The City Of Santa Monica Amending Chapter 5.44 Of The Santa Monica Municipal Code To Prohibit The Distribution Of Non-Marine Degradable Disposable Food Service Ware