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Regulations for the Flame Retardant Chemicals in Upholstered Furniture and Juvenile Products Ordinance
Single-Use Food Ware Plastics, Toxics, and Litter Reduction
The law restricts the distribution of plastic straws, among other foodware accessories, including compostable plastic straws. Acceptable single-use straws (such as paper straws) can only be made available upon request.
Regulations for the Refuse Separation Ordinance
Resolution in support of the Checkout Bag Charge and Recyclable Paper or Compostable Pre-Checkout Bag Ordinance
Refuse Separation Compliance Ordinance
This law increases compliance with San Francisco’s mandatory recycling and composting requirements by auditing the refuse (compostables, recyclables, and trash) of large producers, and requiring them to engage staff to ensure adequate material separation, when necessary.