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 />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 />(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."