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Free Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events in June

MEDIA RELEASE

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., as follows:

  • Saturday, June 4, at the Hilo Solid Waste Transfer Station.
  • Saturday, June 11, at the Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe) Solid Waste Transfer Station.

These events are for household generated and self-hauled waste only. No business or farm wastes and NO electronic waste will be accepted.

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management holds these collection events so residents can conveniently dispose of acceptable HHW in a manner that protects both public health and the environment. Some acceptable HHW are automotive fluids, used batteries, fluorescent lights and pesticides. For a more complete list of acceptable or unacceptable HHW, please visit our website www.hawaiizerowaste.org. The website includes other useful information on solid waste diversion and recycling.

If you are unable to attend the events described above, the next HHW Collection Events will be on September 3, 2011 in Wai‘ōhinu (tentative), December 3, in Hilo and December 10, in Kailua-Kona.

Please direct your comments or questions regarding these HHW Collection Events to Chris Chin-Chance, Recycling Specialist with the Department of Environmental Management at 961-8554 or email to recycle3@co.hawaii.hi.us Mahalo for your kōkua.

One Response to “Free Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events in June”

  1. Me says:

    Thanks for putting this on your site.
    It was not particularly easy to find on the county sites…

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