Hawaii could become first state to ban most plastics at restaurants

Hawaii could become first state to ban most plastics at restaurants
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While the Trump administration rolled back environmental protections, Hawaii has doubled down on them.

The Aloha State has passed ambitious laws to curb environmental damage, including banning certain sunscreens that can harm coral reefs and committing to the Paris climate accord’s goals.

Now Hawaiian lawmakers are trying to get rid of single-use plastics in eateries across the state.

The state legislature is considering a