Reduce Single-Use Disposable Foodware

BEGINNING JUNE 1, 2023 -- NEW FOODWARE REQUIREMENT FOR BUSINESSES

 

Prince George's County CB-014-2022 regulates the distribution of single-use foodware accessories and standard condiments by food facilities to customers. CB-014-2022 goes into effect on June 1, 2023.

 

What is the purpose of CB-014-2022?

  • To reduce unnecessary waste generated from single-use disposable items in the retail food industry; 
  • Improve the health and safety of community members; and 
  • Help keep our waterways clean and safe.

 

What are single-use foodware accessories?

Single-use items, including straws, utensils, condiment cups and packets, cup sleeves, splash sticks, stirrers, and napkins, provided with ready-to-eat food and designed to be used once and then discarded.

View the fact sheet and related documents below. 


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