Plastic Free Hawaiʻi

About Plastic Free Hawaiʻi

Plastic Free Hawai‘i provides resources, tools, and trainings to educate schools, business partners, and community members about the environmental and health benefits of going plastic free to minimize single-use plastics in our islands. The program supports communities and schools in coordinating beach cleanups, film screenings, and docent trainings to deliver Plastic Free Hawaiʻi educational presentations.

Nearly 1,456 volunteers have participated in Beach Cleanups helping to keep our beaches plastic-free! In addition, movie screenings, upcycled t-shirt tote bag making, Plastic Free PSA’s and a visit from Captain Charles Moore have been keeping our schools and communities busy spreading the plastic free message.

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Sep 30, 2017

The Hidden Costs of Incineration

Polly Miller and Doorae Shin

Many still believe that trash is landfilled, but on Oʻahu, most waste that is not recycled or composted is incinerated.  That amounts to about 600,000 tons of trash being burned each year on Oʻahu. Though often touted as a sustainable solution to our waste problems, burning...

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