Hawaii bans plastics at restaurants

Hawaii to ban plastics at restaurants

Question: Which of the following provinces of United States have banned the use of plastics at restaurants statewide?
(a) Hawaii
(b) Seattle
(c) San Francisco
(d) None of the above
Answer :(a)
Related facts:

  • On 19th March 2019, Hawaii became the first state in the United States to ban most plastics used at restaurants.
  • The legislatives aims to cut down on waste that pollutes the ocean.
  • It is remarkable that dozens of cities across the country have banned plastics earlier but Hawaii would be the first to bar them statewide.
  • In the US, 500 million plastic straws are used and thrown out every day.
  • It is noteworthy that 95 percent of plastic packaging worldwide is thrown out after being used once.

Links:
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hawaii-considers-banning-most-plastics-at-restaurants-to-cut-down-on-ocean-pollution/

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