The City of LA is taking on Plastic Pollution

Disposable Foodware Accessories Ordinance

The new Disposable Foodware Accessories on Request Ordinance (187030) goes into effect on November 15, 2021, and food and beverage facilities that utilize third party ordering platforms in Los Angeles and that have more than 26 employees will be subject to compliance.

Under this ordinance, food or beverage facilities may provide disposable foodware accessories and condiment packets to a dine-in or take-out customer ONLY if the customer requests them. Food or beverage facilities may not automatically provide disposable foodware accessories to drive-through or delivery customers, but may ask those customers if they want one.  READ MORE