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The City of Portland, Oregon

Planning and Sustainability

Innovation. Collaboration. Practical Solutions.

Phone: 503-823-7700

Curbside Hotline: 503-823-7202

1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100, Portland, OR 97201

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Single-Use Plastics Reduction Policy

As of October 1, 2019, businesses in Portland cannot automatically include plastic straws, stirrers, utensils or individually packaged condiments in a customer’s order for dine-in, drive-through, take-out or delivery. These items can only be provided upon customer request.


Signs for customers

Two signs per page, can be folded in half to use as table tents.

City code: Restrictions on single-use plastics

Official City Code restricting single-use plastics in Portland.

Business notification letters

Read the notifications sent to food-related businesses in June and September 2019.