Food Facility Information – Food Service Ware Ordinance

Information for Food Facilities

Check out the resources below to help your food facility become Foodware Aware by meeting the requirements of the County of San Mateo’s Model Disposable Food Service Ware Ordinance.

  • Want to get a head start on compliance? Take the Foodware Aware pledge here to meet key Ordinance requirements and receive recognition on this website! Find your jurisdiction’s start date here.
  • Want to spotlight your commitment? Take the Foodware Aware pledge here to meet
    key Ordinance requirements and request a free window cling and alert card.
  • Want financial assistance to help you comply with the ordinance? You may be eligible for a mini-grant to purchase compliant disposable and/or reusable products. Learn more.

Check out the resources below:

Ordinance Summary

Purchasing Guide

Implementation Tip Sheets

Please check back in the future for implementation sheets.

Outreach Materials for Your Food Facility

Public Notices

Please check back in the future for public notices.

 

Case Studies

 

Upcoming events:

Please check upcoming events to learn more about our Foodware Aware Program and available resources to help you meet the Ordinance requirements and go beyond!