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Deadline today for testimony on Maui Plastic Bag Ban, August 17
Deadline today for testimony on Maui Plastic Bag Ban, August 17
August 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Maui’s plastic bag ordinance is the subject of a public hearing today in Wailuku.  Officials from the Department of Environmental Management will discuss proposed administrative rules that outline what types of bags are permissible and guidelines for compliance. Maui’s plastic bag ban is set to go into effect on January 11, 2011, prohibiting businesses from […]


Maui Mayor Charmaine Tavares is pictured bagging groceries during an event at Pukalani Superette, highlighting reef protection and encouraging decreased use of plastic bags. FILE PHOTO: County of Maui, August 2008
Celebs bag groceries for Earth Day in advance of plastic ban
April 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Local celebrities will bag groceries this Saturday in celebration of Earth Day, and in advance of a plastic bag ban that is set to go into effect on January 11, 2011. The plastic bag reduction bill prohibits the distribution of plastic bags at the point of sale.  When the council passed the […]