Hawaii Legislators Halt Plastic Bottle Ban Proposal, Opt For Further Study

March 21, 2019

Two committees of Hawaii's House of Representatives decided against banning the sale and use of plastic drink bottles, utensils, stirring sticks, bags and straws, according to AP News, as published by Hawaii News Now. The committees did, however, vote to establish a group that would study how best to eliminate single-use plastic packaging, which was part of the bill the plastic bans were proposed in, Senate Bill 522.


Polystyrene could soon be banned throughout Maryland.
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Maryland Legislature Could Soon Finalize Ban Of Foam Foodservice Products

March 19, 2019
Maryland's House of Delegates and Senate have both recently passed separate bills, House Bill 109 and Senate Bill 285, that would prohibit the sale of an expanded polystyrene ...