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Single-use plastic ban becomes law on Oahu

  • Video by Cindy Ellen Russell

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Sunday signed into law one of the nation's strictest bans on plastics, which will prohibit all single-use plastic plates, bowls, cups and serv­ice ware on Oahu by 2022.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Mayor Kirk Caldwell, center, and Councilman Joey Manahan, who introduced Bill 40, held displays Sunday at Magic Island featuring acceptable and unacceptable food containers and utensils. The bill, which bans single-use plastics and 
polystyrene foam for takeout food, will be placed into effect over the next two years for food vendors.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell, center, and Councilman Joey Manahan, who introduced Bill 40, held displays Sunday at Magic Island featuring acceptable and unacceptable food containers and utensils. The bill, which bans single-use plastics and polystyrene foam for takeout food, will be placed into effect over the next two years for food vendors.

Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Sunday signed into law one of the nation’s strictest bans on plastics, which will prohibit all single-use plastic plates, bowls, cups and serv­ice ware on Oahu by 2022. Read more

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