Local Ordinances

DISCLAIMER:  This is NOT intended to be a complete list of bag laws and will not be updated. For a comprehensive list of bag laws in the U.S., we find that Californians Against Waste's List National List is generally well-maintained.  

  • County of Kaua'i

    • ordinance, adopted 10/12/09
      • ban on all  non-compostable plastic bags
      • applies to ALL businesses
      • purpose is to encourage customers to bring their own reusable bags when shopping
      • does not prevent the retail establishment from providing recyclable bags for sale
  • County of Maui