Single-Use Plastic Restrictions for Cafes & Restaurants in Canada

In an effort to combat pollution and achieve zero plastic waste by 2030, the government of Canada has
recently passed new Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations for businesses across the country. The
impact on the food service industry will be felt from coast to coast, particularly in cities that had no
previous single-use plastics restrictions in place.

In this guide, you will find a simple breakdown of these new rules, as well as any specific provincial or
municipal guidelines impacting your area. This comprehensive, easy-to-follow document covers:
– Banned Single-Use Plastic Materials
– Potential Penalties & Fines
– Point-of-Sale Restrictions
– Key Dates and Deadlines
– Upcoming Changes
– Single-Use Plastic Alternatives