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 Hawai`i 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 [plastic] material from non-ASTM standard compostable
<br /> [plastic.] 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 /> [(1) Service ware for takeout foods and/or leftovers from partially consumed meals
<br /> prepared by a food vendor; and
<br /> (2) Containers that are intended for single use, such as cups; bowls; plates; trays;
<br /> cartons; or containers that are hinged, lidded, or clamshell.]
<br /> For the purpose of this article, "disposable food service ware" excludes straws,
<br /> cup lids, utensils, [and] 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 a grocery 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 fishl 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-packaged or 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."
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