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In June 2018, Portland City Council directed the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) to develop a strategy to reduce single-use plastics and invite feedback from community members, hospitals and care facilities, and businesses that stock and supply straws.
BPS met with interested and affected stakeholders during July and August 2018.
Today, December 5, 2018, Portland City Council approved the ordinance in a unanimous vote. Read the news release.
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New ordinance for Portland food service businesses and institutions goes into effect on July 19, 2019.
Portland City Council passes ordinance to cut back on single-use plastic serviceware while Portlanders who rely on items for healthcare situations can still obtain what they need.
On Wednesday, November 14, BPS and Mayor’s staff presented findings from the public engagement and research of other city policies. The report is a summary of the findings and recommended next steps.
Community survey available in multiple languages; response deadline extended to October 1.
Find out more or ask a question about plastics reduction policy development.
Together with BPS, this community workgroup is assisting with research to develop a new policy towards reducing single-use plastics.
BPS will listen to feedback from public and businesses before vote on ordinance in Fall 2018.