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An initiative to reduce single-use plastics is brewing in Peninsula cafes

Original post made on Feb 26, 2023

Emily Chueh, co-founder of Okapi Reusables, is working with the San Mateo County Office of Sustainability to help restaurants cut their reliance on single-use plastics for takeout beverages.

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Posted by Joseph E. Davis
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Feb 26, 2023 at 2:31 pm

Joseph E. Davis is a registered user.

> Food facilities owned by Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQIA+ individuals or employee-owned facilities can receive double those funds for up to $600.

This policy is unlawful and offensive.

Posted by Westbrook
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Feb 26, 2023 at 6:38 pm

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I agree, My wife is 1/16 Native American, and My kids are then 1/32 Native American, Many people are some small percentage of "people of color" Some 2 or 3%, Who decides who is a POC? Is there a litmus test? Will we be requiring blood tests?
While $600 is a small sum there are other much larger $ Government programs also available to "poc"

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