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stream is consistent with and furthers the goals and policies expressed in this County's <br />general plan, integrated resource and solid waste management plan, and its adopted zero <br />waste policy as well as promotes the health, safety, and welfare of the County and its <br />residents." <br />SECTION 2. Chapter 20, article 6, division 1, section 20-62, of the Hawaii County <br />Code 1983 (2016 Edition, as amended), is amended by amending the definitions for "ASTM <br />standard," "Compostable," "Disposable food service ware," "Prepared food," and "Recyclables" <br />to read as follows: <br />""ASTM standard" means the standards of the American Society for Testing and <br />Materials International Standards D6400 or D6868 for biodegradable and compostable <br />paper and plastics." <br />""Compostable" means all materials in the product or package will break <br />down, or otherwise become part of usable compost (e.g., soil -conditioning material, <br />mulch) in an appropriate composting program or facility. Compostable disposable food <br />service ware includes ASTM -standard paper and bio -plastics (plastic -like) products that <br />are clearly labeled so that any compost collector and processor can easily distinguish the <br />ASTM -standard compostable [pestis] material from non -ASTM standard compostable <br />[ ] material." <br />""Disposable food service ware" means disposable food containers that are <br />commonly disposed of after a single use, that are used, or are intended to be used, to <br />serve or transport prepared, ready -to -consume food or beverages. This includes, but is not <br />limited to[:], cups, bowls, plates, or clamshell containers that are provided by a food <br />vendor for takeout foods and beverages and/or leftovers from partially consumed meals. <br />L prepa-r-ed by a food ; <br />and <br />(2) Containers that are itAeid single use, s eh-aseup`'; bowls; plates; trays <br />.,,.tens. er ,Aaine«s that are hinged,lidded,or- ,.1.,, shell.] <br />For the purpose of this article, "disposable food service ware" excludes straws, <br />cup lids, utensils, [ate] food -related bags and wrappers, packaging for unprepared food, <br />and pre-packaged or pre -sealed items such as bread, cookies, milk, juice, snacks, candy, <br />nuts, fruits, vegetables, or other items typically sold in argrocery store or a food <br />manufacturer's retail location." <br />""Prepared food" means food or beverages, which are served, packaged, cooked, <br />chopped, sliced, mixed, brewed, frozen, squeezed, or otherwise prepared for consumption <br />by a retail consumer on the premises of a retail food establishment, including, but not <br />limited to, beverages, ready to eat, and takeout food. "Prepared food" does not include <br />raw[;]:: eggs; butchered meats[;]i fish; and/or poultry unless provided for consumption <br />without further food preparation or heating. For example, sashimi and poke shall be <br />considered to be prepared food. This also does not include pre-packagedor pre -sealed <br />items such as breads, cookies, milk, juice, snacks, candy, nuts, fruits, vegetables, or other <br />items typically sold in a grocery store or a food manufacturer's retail location." <br />2 <br />