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Resources for Residents

The Expanded Polystyrene ordinance prevents litter, reduces waste, and improves the health of our city. As a resident, there are many things you can do to reduce waste and keep Long Beach litter free.

Tips to be a Foam Free Resident:

  • Eat at FoamFree Restaurants that have opted in early to the new ordinance
  • Visit our Resources for Business Page for a list of businesses that have gone Foam Free
  • Avoid food waste and single-use packaging by:
    •  Sharing plates with a friend
    • Order only what you can eat
    • Bring your own to-go containers