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Compostable items cut from ban on plastic bags

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 28, 2014

~~<p>A measure exempting compostable products from an upcoming Oahu plastic bag ban won key approval from a Honolulu City Council committee Wednesday while a bill requiring takeout containers to be more environmentally friendly was shelved in favor of more study.</p>
<p>The actions came after lengthy discussion before the Council's Public Works and Sustainability Committee.</p>
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A measure exempting compostable products from an upcoming Oahu plastic bag ban won key approval from a Honolulu City Council committee Wednesday while a bill requiring takeout containers to be more environmentally friendly was shelved in favor of more study.

The actions came after lengthy discussion before the Council's Public Works and Sustainability Committee. Login for more...



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