The saying paper or plastic is now a thing of the past. “Next time bring your bag,” the cashier tells a customer at the grocery store.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 marks the official beginning of a new way to shop on Kauai and Maui. “I love it, I love it, I think its great for the environment,” says Barbara Morgan. “A lot better for the environment and a lot less noisy,” says one Kauai shopper.
Maui was the first county in the state to approve a ban on plastic shopping bags in 2008 followed by Kauai a year later — the only exception, plastic used to bag meat, fruits, vegetables and dry cleaning.
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