This Ordinance aims to regulate and reduce the amount of disposable foodware that is used and distributed in Half Moon Bay and to encourage the use of reusable alternatives, especially for dine-in customers.
The objectives of the Ordinance are to:
Reduce waste by eliminating disposable food service ware that is not reusable or compostable and through source reduction;
Improve the health and safety of community members; and
Help keep our waterways clean and safe.
Key elements of the Ordinance include requiring:
Most disposable food service ware to be non-plastic and compostable;
Larger disposable food service ware to have little/no harmful fluorinated chemicals; and
Regulated distribution of disposable food service ware accessories.
Feedback or Questions?
We’re looking for feedback from businesses and community members. Please take this survey or send your comments and questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Veronika Vostinak at (650) 750-2019 by August 14, 2020.