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Tsunami 2011: Tipping fees waived through May 13

Tsunami 2011: Tipping fees waived through May 13

MEDIA RELEASE Tipping fees at the county’s West Hawaii Sanitary Landfill at Puuanahulu will be waived for the disposal of tsunami-related debris through May 13, 2011. “We are helping our residents and businesses as best we can in the ongoing effort to clean up, restore and repair the damage done by Friday’s tsunami,” said Frank […]

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Environmental Management seeks bulldozer purchase OK

Environmental Management seeks bulldozer purchase OK

MEDIA RELEASE The county Department of Environmental Management is seeking County Council approval to purchase a D8 bulldozer for use at the Hilo landfill. The new bulldozer would take the place of equipment the county now rents from a private company. A resolution requesting authorization to buy the bulldozer under a five-year lease-to-own arrangement was […]

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Landfills, transfer stations closed on Thanksgiving

Landfills, transfer stations closed on Thanksgiving

MEDIA RELEASE The county transfer stations and landfills across the Big Island will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25. The county transfer stations equipped with gates will be locked, and the Department of Environmental Management reminds transfer users it is illegal to dump rubbish or litter in front of the gates or around […]

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Thousands of aluminum cans spilled onto the roadway to the Hilo landfill Monday afternoon (July 12) when a truck accidentally released the load.

The road to riches is paved with aluminum at 5 cents a can

Thousands of aluminum cans spilled onto the roadway to the Hilo landfill Monday afternoon (July 12) when a truck accidentally released the load.

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Tour de Trash in Hilo (May 1)

Tour de Trash in Hilo (May 1)

MEDIA RELEASE Get a free behind-the-scenes tour of the Hilo Recycling & Transfer Station and the Landfill. We will visit the mixed recycling, scrap metal, greenwaste facilities and the landfill. Learn what happens to the stuff that you throw away or recycle. Tour de Trash is 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 1. Space is limited and […]

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Fire suppression test set July 20-22 at former Kailua-Kona landfill

Fire suppression test set July 20-22 at former Kailua-Kona landfill

MEDIA RELEASE The County of Hawai`i Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, is planning a fire-suppression pilot test July 20-22, 2009, at the former Kailua-Kona Landfill (a.k.a. Old Kona Dump), located about three miles north of Kailua-Kona on the west coast of the Island of Hawai`i. This work is being performed by the County […]

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Water main break will close Hilo landfill road

Water main break will close Hilo landfill road

MEDIA RELEASE EARLY CLOSING OF HILO TRANSFER STATION, LANDFILL, RECYCLING , HI5, GREENWASTE, SCRAP METAL AND DRAG STRIP Due to a water main break on the access road between the Hilo Baseyard and the HI-5 redemption area, the Department of Environmental Management will be closing the Hilo Solid Waste facilities at the Leilani Street entrance […]

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Meetings scheduled on county’s ‘zero waste’ plan

“Zero Waste” is a philosophy and a way of life that promotes the goal to reduce the amount of material we throw away. Through small shifts in daily activities, residents can greatly reduce how much rubbish they generate, protecting the Big Island’s natural environment, preserving resources, and saving community tax dollars. In 2007, the County […]

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