Mar 9 - Plastic Bag Ban Advances in Oahu

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Oahu, the last of the four largest Hawaiian islands without a plastic bag ban, continues to move forward with Bill 10, a ban on non-compostable plastic bags.

Last month the Honolulu City Council approved the first of three readings required before the ban is adopted.

Between readings, the ordinance must go back to a Public Works and Sustainability Committee for approval. Last week the committee advanced the ordinance back to city council for its second reading.

Read the article.

Read more about the ordinance and process on our February 14 blog.

Take action on the Honolulu bag ban here.

Take action here on other local ordinances in California. See local bag bans throughout the country here.