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.