July 01, 2015
Effective July 1, 2015, the City & County of Honolulu became the latest major U.S. city to ban single-use plastic bags at checkout. This makes Hawaiʻi the first state with an implemented bag ban across all counties—an amazing feat and a hard fought journey! For the over 20,000 of you early adopters that have received Plastic Free Hawaiʻi reusable shopping bags in anticipation of this bag ban, we appreciate your efforts to model the ease of carrying reusable bags and helping others with this transition that will benefit the environment for generations to come. To learn more about the bag ban ordinance and how you can continue to support a Plastic Free Hawaiʻi click here to see our extended blog post.