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Checkout Bags to Cost $0.15 Each on Oʻahu

July 06, 2018

A friendly reminder that the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Environmental Services will be implementing changes to the plastic bag ban took effect Sunday, July 1. Among the changes is the requirement for businesses to charge a minimum of 15 cents per compostable, recyclable paper or reusable bag they provide to customers to transport merchandise.

 We encourage our members and friends to bring your own reusable bags when shopping to help the environment and save money! Many stores like Kōkua Market, Down to Earth, and Foodland locations. discount for each reusable bag you use. For more information about Bill 59, visit the Honolulu City & County website.