Print

Information for businesses and charitable food providers

Thank you to the many food vendors who have already transitioned from using foam cups and foam take-out containers and are working to reduce single-use item waste and litter.

We are committed to working with businesses and charitable food providers to create lasting change as we take action in support of our zero waste 2040 goal.

Foam

Get a resource toolkit, details on the ban on single-use foam take-out containers and foam cups, exemptions, and alternatives.

Straws

Details on the plastic straw ban, accessible straw requirements, and the temporary exemption for bubble tea.

Utensils

Details on the single-use utensils by-request by-law, who it applies to, and exemptions.

Bags

By-law details for shopping bags, including fees and exemptions.

Cups

By-law details for disposable cups, including fees and exemptions.

Take-out containers

We're working with Vancouver Coastal Health to look at opportunities to launch a reusable take-out container initiative.

Myth busting

Get updates

What mailing lists do you want to subscribe to? *

Information for residents

Resources for businesses and charities

* Indicates required fields