EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) Prohibition for To-Go Food Service Ware: Effective June 17th, 2017.

The Encinitas City Council adopted Ordinance 2016-12, effective December 16, 2016, to prohibit the use of Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam food service ware containers in Encinitas. The Ordinance included a six (6) month grace period for all affected establishments to come into compliance with the new regulations, as well as to use up existing EPS inventories. This grace period ended on Friday, June 16, 2017.  As of June 17, 2017 all affected establishments should be in compliance with this new City Ordinance.