The Oahu Chapter encourages its members and supporters to take the Rise Above Plastics pledge: Use reusable bottles for your water and other drinks (which will keep 167 single-use plastic bottles from entering the environment each year); bring your own cloth bags for groceries and other purchases (which will save approximately 400 plastic bags our of our landfills and oceans each year); and recycle the plastic bags and bottles you already have. The Oahu Chapter also supports a ban on single-use plastic bags or a small tax to reduce their consumption, and we encourage people to bring their own reusable tote bags.
More information: www.riseaboveplastics.org
Check out this moving video by our friends on the Big Island:
In the News:
- An article in Civil Beat by Rise Above Plastics Coalition member and president of Styrophobia, Jennifer Milholen, responds to escalating waste issues on Oahu.
- The Big Island County Council hears a Styrofoam ban on Tuesday February 16th @ 1Pm, you can submit testimony in support by emailing the following council members with your support letter:
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