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.