(Polystyrene Foam Food Packaging)

Division of Environmental Health: Food in Styrofoam Containers

The Berkeley Municipal Code, Chapter 11.60. prohibits the use of styrofoam in restaurants in the City of Berkeley.  The Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) responds to complaints, takes enforcement action, and interprets and clarifies polystyrene foam food packaging guidelines.

Do you need assistance or wish  to report a complaint?  Complete an On-Line Request for Service Form, or  phone Environmental Health at (510) 981-5310 and TDD (510) 981-6903, or send an email to