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Civic Solutions: Palm Springs’ New Foodware Rules Are a Step in the Right Direction—but We All Need to Do Our Part

As of Jan. 1, Palm Springs restaurants must use reusable foodware and reusable condiment containers for on-site dining. Plastic is allowed, as long as it isn’t “polystyrene,” or the rigid “Styrofoam” you often see used for to-go cups or boxes. It also prohibits single-use plastic bags, straws and stirrers, and any individual single-use condiment packages.