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UPDATE: Ban Single-Use Plastics on Oʻahu! Support Bill 40!

September 17, 2019

A huge mahalo to all who submitted written and oral testimony and attended the Bill 40 single-use plastic ban hearing! Your voices were heard and the bill has been moved forward for further consideration. 

The bill, which would put an end to single-use plastic straws, utensils, bags, stirrers, and foam, is undergoing its final consideration by Honolulu’s City Council’s Public Safety & Welfare Committee Wednesday, September 24th.

Here’s what you can do:

  • Submit written testimony by. Monday, Sep. 23rd at 10am!
  • Here’s your cheat-sheet:
    • Meeting date: 09-24-2019
    • Council Committee: Public Safety & Welfare
    • Agenda Item: Bill 40
    • Your Position: Support
    • Representing: Self
    • Site a reason(s) you would like to see single-use plastics banned. Target your reasons to be for the well being of the public and/or issues of public safety. 
  • Show up if you can! (There is no obligation to speak.)
  • Where: Honolulu Hale 
  • When: Tuesday, September 24th at 9:00am

Our friends at Zero Waste Oʻahu are hosting a civil strategy workshop Monday, Sep. 23 at Impact Hub HNL. Visit Zero Waste Oʻahu for details.  




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