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Green waste bins at the Keaau Transfer Station in Puna. Photos by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Fact sheet about mulch procedures and availability at Hawaii County facilities

In order to minimize the spread of invasive species such as insects, weeds, and diseases, the mulch at the East Hawai’i Organics Facility in Hilo undergoes an enhancement process.

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Residents urged to dispose of tires properly to prevent health hazards

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management’s Solid Waste Division would like to remind the public about the hazards of discarded old tires. If not disposed of properly, discarded tires can lead to the spread of disease. If they catch fire they create toxic smoke.

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County to hold blessing of the Wai‘ōhinu Reuse Center Monday (Aug 14)

The public is invited to join the Department of Environmental Management for the blessing of its new Transfer Station Thrift Store at the Wai‘ōhinu Recycling and Transfer Station on Monday, August 14 at 10 a.m.

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HI-5 redemption centers change of operating hours

MEDIA RELEASE Effective Monday, July 15, 2013, hours of operation at four (4) HI-5 certified redemption centers at Hawai‘i County recycling and transfer stations will change following a reduction in funding for the program by the state Department of Health. The following certified redemption centers will have new hours: Hilo: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, 8 […]

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Ronald McDonald House teams up with Mobi PCS to “Recycle for Keiki”

MEDIA RELEASE July is Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii (RMHC-Hawaii) and Mobi PCS “Recycle for Keiki” month. It’s a chance for everyone to help the families and kids staying at Hawaii’s Ronald McDonald Houses while at the same time helping to clean up the environment. There is even a prize drawing at the end […]

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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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The South Kona Green Market Presents Green Clean IV. Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce Rummage Sale.

Join us at the Amy B.H. Green well Garden Market Field for a morning of treasure hunting.

Find gently-used housewares, clothing, tools, books, toys, furniture and more!

Food and Live Music.

Green Clean IV: Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce Rummage Sale Saturday (Feb 13)

The South Kona Green Market Presents Green Clean IV. Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce Rummage Sale. Join us at the Amy B.H. Green well Garden Market Field for a morning of treasure hunting. Find gently-used housewares, clothing, tools, books, toys, furniture and more! Food and Live Music.

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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management invites the public to a grand opening event for the recently completed renovation of the Waimea Recycling and Transfer Station on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. The project includes a new re-use center.

County opens Waimea re-use center

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management invites the public to a grand opening event for the recently completed renovation of the Waimea Recycling and Transfer Station on Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. The project includes a new re-use center.

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4,000 pairs of shoes saved from Big Island landfills

4,000 pairs of shoes saved from Big Island landfills

MEDIA RELEASE During April, as part of Earth Day celebrations, the Hawai‘i Fire Department and Department of Environmental Management collected 4,000 pairs of old athletic shoes for recycling by the Nike Reuse-A-Shoe Program. Hawai‘i County participated for the first time in this annual collection event. Statewide, more than 20,000 shoes that would have gone to […]

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