Los Angeles Ordinance to Reduce Plastic Waste Requires Single-Use Dishes, Cutlery to Be Compostable or Fully Recyclable

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Takeaways:

  • The Board of Supervisor in Los Angeles County has given the green light for a new ordinance aimed at reducing plastic way.
  • All takeout items (including containers and cutlery) will have to be compostable or fully recyclable by 2023.
  • There will also be a ban on polystyrene foam for items such as coolers, dining ware and pool toys.

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