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Residential household hazardous waste collection (June 4, 11)

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, 2016 at the Hilo Recycling and Transfer Station. * Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Kailua-­Kona (Kealakehe) Recycling and Transfer Station. These events are for household generated and self­-hauled waste only. Business, government […]

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Free household hazardous waste collection in March

MEDIA RELEASE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., as follows: * Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Waimea Recycling and Transfer Station. * Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Pahoa Recycling and Transfer Station. These events are for household generated and self-hauled waste only. Business, government agency […]

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Changes in county green waste recycling

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Environmental Management will begin charging a new tipping fee on March 1, 2015 to businesses that deposit green waste at recycling facilities in Puuanahulu and Hilo. Revenue from the new fee will help to finance an expansion of green waste recycling services across the island. The new fee will […]

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Kealakehe greenwaste recycling repairs underway

MEDIA RELEASE A contractor is making repairs to the county Kealakehe greenwaste recycling collection area, and that work may cause some delays in service, according to the county Department of Environmental Management. The site will remain open for drop-off of greenwaste, and the work is scheduled to be completed by Friday, May 16. Hours of […]

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Residents recycle more than 150 million lbs. refuse

MEDIA RELEASE Celebrate Nov. 15 — Hawaii Recycles Day The county Department of Environmental Management says “Mahalo and Congratulations” to all the residents and businesses of the County of Hawaii. Last year, residents helped achieve a recycling rate of 34 percent and recycled more than 150 million pounds The county continues to work steadily toward […]

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Puainako county office relocating

MEDIA RELEASE The Administrative Office of the county Department of Environmental Management will be closed Friday, Oct. 25, to move to its new location. As of Monday, Oct. 28, the Department of Environmental Management Administrative Office will be located at the Department of Water Supply Bldg., downstairs, 345 Kekuanaoa Street, Suite B, Hilo, HI 96720. […]

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County hosts reusable shopping bag give-a-way (Oct. 24)

MEDIA RELEASE The Palace Theatre in Hilo is hosting the Hawaii International Film Festival, Oct. 23-29. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, the Palace Theatre will show the films, Plastic Paradise, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and Fishing Pono. This 57-minute film will shed light on the effects of our rabid plastic consumption and how […]

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Free residential household hazardous waste collection (March 2-3)

MEDIA RELEASE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., as follows: * Saturday, March 2 at the Waimea Recycling and Transfer Station * Sunday, March 3 at the Pahoa Recycling and Transfer Station These events are for household generated and self-hauled waste only. Business, government agency or farm […]

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Transfer stations, landfills closed Christmas, New Years Days

MEDIA RELEASE All 21 of the county’s solid waste transfer stations as well as the landfills will be closed Christmas Day – Dec. 25, 2012, and New Years Day – Jan. 1, 2013. We respectfully ask the public’s kokua to keep our transfer stations clean. Please don’t litter or illegally dump any materials at the […]

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County recycling rate at 38% for 2011

MEDIA RELEASE The Department of Environmental Management says “Mahalo and Congratulations” to all the residents and businesses of the County of Hawaii. Last year, you helped achieve a record recycling rate of 38 percent and 190 million pounds! The county continues to work steadily toward the state goal of 50 percent recycling and the long- […]

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Residential household hazardous waste collection (Sept. 8)

MEDIA RELEASE A special Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event is 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at the Waiohinu Solid Waste Recycling and Transfer Station. This event is for household generated and self-hauled waste only. No business or farm wastes allowed and NO electronic waste will be accepted. The county Department of Environmental Management […]

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Free residential household hazardous waste collection (June 2 & 9)

Free residential household hazardous waste collection (June 2 & 9)

MEDIA RELEASE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., as follows: * Saturday, June 2, at the Hilo Recycling and Transfer Station. * Saturday, June 9, at the Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe) Recycling and Transfer Station. These events are for household-generated and self-hauled waste only. No business or farm wastes […]

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Hoffmann: So much for transparency

Hoffmann: So much for transparency

From County Councilman Pete Hoffmann: No one even remotely connected with County operations would deny that the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is one of the more complex and difficult operations to control. Add also the somewhat emotional reactions of County residents to the various issues that are involved in the DEM arena and the […]

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Pahoa 'Reuse Center' closing temporarily

Pahoa ‘Reuse Center’ closing temporarily

MEDIA RELEASE The Reuse Center at the Pahoa Recycling and Transfer Station will be closed temporarily beginning this week for the construction of improvements that will make it a better resource for the community. The county Department of Environmental Management plans to enclose the Pahoa reuse center partially to make it easier to manage the […]

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