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List of used motor oil collection sites on Hawaii Island

Do-It-Yourself Used Motor Oil Collection Sites at the following seven locations are open and accepting used motor oil: Lex Brodie’s Tire & Service Center in Hilo Pa‘auilo Village Service Kealakehe High School Auto Shop O’Reilly Auto Parts in Kona CarTow Kohala in Hāwī RPM Kawaihae South Point U-Cart in Ocean View For more information on […]

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The Annual Charity Trees event at the The Canoe House restaurant at Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows. Photo Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Hawaii County Christmas Tree recycling begins Monday (Dec 26)

To help make the holidays greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of Environmental Management will again offer Treecycling!

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To help make the holidays, greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of the Environmental Management will again offer treecycling!
 
Between 12/26/15 and 1/17/16, residential customers may leave trees in the designated areas (not in the rubbish chutes) at any of the County Solid Waste Division Facilities during normal business hours except for the Miloli’i and Ocean View Transfer  Stations.

Christmas tree recycling offered

To help make the holidays, greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of the Environmental Management will again offer treecycling! Between 12/26/15 and 1/17/16, residential customers may leave trees in the designated areas (not in the rubbish chutes) at any of the County Solid Waste Division Facilities during normal business hours except for the […]

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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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Volcano Transfer Station improvements, repairs

MEDIA RELEASE The Solid Waste Division would like to thank the public for its patience and kokua during the construction and improvements taking place at the Volcano Recycling and Transfer Station. During this construction period, note that rubbish disposal will be moved closer to the entry of the Transfer Station and roll off bins will […]

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Pahoa Certified Redemption Center closed until further notice

MEDIA RELEASE Effective Dec. 1, the Pahoa HI-5 Certified Redemption Center located at the Pahoa Recycling & Transfer Station will be closed until further notice. Alternate site days and hours: * Keaau Recycling & Transfer Station 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday * Pahoa Pahoa Village Road (Across from the Post Office) 8 a.m.-3:30 […]

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HI-5 redemption center hours change

MEDIA RELEASE Effective July 1, 2014, the hours of operation at all 10 HI-5 Certified Redemption Centers at county recycling and transfer stations will change. New schedule of days and hours below: * Hawi – Saturday, Sunday * Hilo – Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday * Honokaa – Saturday, Sunday * Kealakehe – Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday […]

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County recycling holiday trees through Jan. 31

MEDIA RELEASE To help make the holidays greener, the Solid Waste Division of the Department of Environmental Management is offering treecycling. Through Jan. 31, residents may leave trees in the designated areas (not in the rubbish chutes) at any of these County Solid Waste Division Facilities: West Hawaii Locations: West Hawaii Organics Facility (Puuanahulu), Kaauhuhu/Hawi, […]

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Free residential household hazardous waste collection

MEDIA RELEASE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., as follows: * Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at the Hilo Recycling and Transfer Station. * Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at the Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe) Recycling and Transfer Station. These events are for household-generated and self-hauled waste only. No business or […]

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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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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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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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School recycling petition aims to protect aina

Allie Kitchens: ‘… Having a recycling program at our school was essentially illegal. I was shocked! How could this be?’

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Every ounce counts toward UH recycling goal

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii is aiming to reach a goal of helping Hawaii responsibly recycle and dispose of five million pounds of ewaste through the statewide Education & Government eWaste Disposal Days program. Public and private schools, city, county, state or federal/military branches, non-profits, small businesses (of less than 100 employees), and residents […]

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