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Hawaii Becomes First State To Ban Plastic Bags At Grocery Stores

While some cities in the U.S. have passed laws that ban plastic bags at grocery stores, Hawaii now stands alone as the first and only state that prohibits supermarkets from handing out the non-biodegradable carriers at the checkout. 201 more words

Team Labyrinth Documentary

The premier of Episode 1 went down at B&J last night. There was no red carpet but there was plenty of beers to celebrate the release of this fantastic project. 18 more words


HONOLULU, Hawaii (The Adobo Chronicles® ) – A headline today reads, “Hawaii Becomes First State To Ban Plastic Bags.”  Yet, another headline from 2014 reads, “California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags.” Both headlines are from  33 more words

Science And Environment

Paper or Cloth?

Starting July 1, 2015, Prince George’s County, MD will no longer accept plastic bags for recycling. Citing weak demand for low-quality recycled plastic and maintenance issues arising from loose plastic bags impairing the performance of critical equipment, the county is discontinuing its recycling program for plastic bags. 128 more words

First year

I finally finished my first year of uni! Yay! It’s only a whole year later than I had originally intended.
This last assignment nearly destroyed me! 221 more words


Immortal Trash

A week ago in the grocery store checkout line, someone condescendingly asked me why I use cloth bags. I was surprised soI uttered something like, “I can’t throw them away and I don’t re-use them often enough.” He rolled his eyes. 330 more words

Culture And Society

#MyBag: Take a stand against single-use plastic bags

Ocean plastic pollution is a problem – a big problem – for the health of the ocean and ocean wildlife. In California, we’re making progress by tackling the problem on several fronts. 429 more words

Ocean Policy