To Keep Tahoe Blue, the League encourages restaurants to:
- Only provide utensils, straws, napkins and other single-use items upon request.
- Use only compostable or reusable take-out and delivery items.
- Avoid using plastic bags and polystyrene, following City of South Lake Tahoe ordinances.
- Post this flyer in your restaurant.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
TAKE-OUT REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM DETAILS
WHAT’S REIMBURSABLE: Compostable or reusable to-go containers/boxes, utensils, reusable plastic bags, and paper bags. Click here for more eco-friendly disposables.
WHAT’S NOT REIMBURSABLE: Any polystyrene (styrofoam) or non-reusable plastic bags or utensils.
WHAT RESTAURANTS NEED TO DO: Provide itemized receipt and pictures (sent as an attachment not embedded in the email) proving that your purchases are within the program guidelines. Also, a signed acknowledgement of CDPH and City guidelines and ordinances. Send these items to email@example.com.
REIMBURSEMENTS: After a review of submitted documentation, the City will reimburse the restaurant for 1/2 of their purchase up to $5,000.
CLICK HERE for more information from the City of South Lake Tahoe.