Polystyrene Take-Away Containers Officially Banned

Posted: April 14, 2021

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Today, April 14th, 2021 polystyrene take-away containers are now banned. Businesses in Tofino and Ucluelet can no longer provide customers with polystyrene take-away containers, in addition to single-use plastic straws and checkout bags. 

These bylaws intend to reduce single-use plastic waste in our communities, landfill, and marine environment, as well as mitigate the greenhouse gas emissions associated with plastic production and usage. 

 

For more information on single-use plastic in Tofino visit tofino.ca/plastics