With your help, we've created a made-in-Vancouver strategy to dramatically reduce waste from single-use items.
Foam cups and foam take-out containers
Jan 1, 2020: ban begins for business licence holders.
Apr 22, 2020: accessibility requirements and ban begin.
Apr 22, 2020: by-request requirement begins.
Jan 1, 2022: $0.25 fee begins
Jan 1, 2022: ban on plastic and compostable plastic shopping bags begins, fees on paper and new reusable shopping bags