[ 342G-101.5] Commercial passenger vessels; exemption. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, this part shall not apply to a deposit beverage container that is sold or delivered to an entity operating a commercial passenger vessel when the deposit beverage container is intended for use and consumption on the commercial passenger vessel. The entity operating the commercial passenger vessel shall be exempt from this part only if it has a deposit beverage container recycling plan prescribed or approved by the department.
Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-101.5
- Commercial passenger vessel: means any domestic or foreign-flagged marine vessel or air carrier used primarily for transporting persons to, from, or within the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-101
- Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-101
- Deposit beverage: means beer, ale, or other drink produced by fermenting malt, mixed spirits, mixed wine, tea and coffee drinks regardless of dairy-derived product content, soda, or noncarbonated water, and all nonalcoholic drinks in liquid form and intended for internal human consumption that is contained in a deposit beverage container. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-101
- Deposit beverage container: means the individual, separate, sealed glass, polyethylene terephthalate, high density polyethylene, or metal container less than or equal to sixty-eight fluid ounces, used for containing, at the time of sale to the consumer, a deposit beverage intended for use or consumption in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-101
- Recycling: means the collection, separation, recovery, and sale or reuse of secondary resources that would otherwise be disposed of as municipal solid waste, and is an integral part of a manufacturing process aimed at producing a marketable product made of postconsumer material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-1
- Recycling facility: means all contiguous land and structures and other appurtenances, and improvements on the land used for the collection, separation, recovery, and sale [or] reuse of secondary resources that would otherwise be disposed of as municipal solid waste, and is an integral part of a manufacturing process aimed at producing a marketable product made of postconsumer material. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342G-101
(b) Recycling plans shall be submitted to the department and shall include the name and address of the recycling facility that is accepting the empty deposit beverage containers.
(c) Deposit beverage containers covered under this exemption shall not be redeemed for the refund value or handling fee.