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Honolulu retail law sets 2020 phase-out of plastic checkout bags

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed Bill 59 into law during a news conference Monday at Ala Moana Regional Park. The law will replace one that allows for thicker bags, and is set to eliminate plastic bag use starting in 2020.

Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Monday signed into law a bill that bans nearly all plastic bags distributed at Oahu retail checkout counters starting Jan. 1, 2020. Read more

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