The Honolulu Star Bulletin reports that both Maui and Oahu counties may soon ban the free distribution of plastic bags. Hawaii is particularly sensitive to plastic pollution because litter is immediatly washed into prime endangered turtle habitat, many of whom are killed by ingesting plastics.
Oahu and Maui counties combined have over one million residents.
CAW and Plastic Bags:
- Learn About AB 2449, California's Plastic Bag Recycling and Reusable Bag Law.