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Rajeev Batra, P.E.
Director of Public Works / City Engineer

Email: Public Works
Telephone: 408-615-3000
Fax: 408-985-7936

Monday - Friday
8:00A-12:00P, 1:00P-5:00P

1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Polystyrene Foam Disposable Service Ware

City Council has adopted a Polystyrene Foam Disposable Service Ware Ordinance. The Ordinance prohibits national (multi-state) food vendors from selling or providing prepared food in polystyrene foam disposable service ware on or after September 1, 2014, and will be extended to other all food vendors on January 1, 2015.

foamWho is affected?

  • Bars and pubs
  • Cofee shops
  • Cafeterias
  • Caterers
  • Convenience stores
  • Liquor stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Food kiosks
  • Mobile and street food vendors
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket delis

The Ordinance does not apply to prepackaged foods or meat trays, non-profit organizations or public agency sponsored programs.

Food Vendor Resources

Request an Appointment for Technical Assistance
Polystyrene alternative food ware pricing list 

Read the Ordinance

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Santa Clara, CA 95050 

Last updated: 9/2/2014 8:53:47 AM