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Hawaii Island & Environmental Sustainability
March 3 & 4 County of Hawaii Household Hazardous Waste Collections

  WAIMEA Date: Saturday – March 3, 2018 Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm Location: Waimea...

Jan. 20th Volunteers Needed for Women’s March

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! Women’s Hilo March “Stand Up For Your Rights, America” ​ Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018...

Treecycling Dec 26 – Jan 20

RECYCLE your Holiday Tree and Greenery Dec 26, 2017 to Jan 20, 2018  Recycle your tree...

2016 Achievements
Our long-term goal is to facilitate a massive shift in consciousness that favors resource management over waste generation and disposal.
In 2016, Recycle Hawaii worked towards fulfilling its mission and long term goal through its programs and services. These are just some of our achievements.

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We are thankful to all our volunteers that made our island-wide programs possible.



Our Free Recycling Presentations and Workshops educated these keiki to kupuna to recycle and reduce waste.

368 Tons


Our Reuse Centers Captured and Returned These Resources Back to Our Island Community.

A Word from Our Executive Director
This year, 2017, marks 25 years for Recycle Hawai`i as a non-profit community educational organization serving the residents and businesses of Hawaii Island.
May the next 25 years bring renewed, effective efforts by our members and staff in striving to promote and increase sustainable practices to improve and protect our special island environment.
Paul J. Buklarewicz, Executive Director
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From Our Community
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Grassroots Sustainability At Its Best
Our Programs
Learn About Our Educational Programs We Offer Island-Wide & Throughout the Year!
Keeping It Green Hawaii
Keeping It Green Hawaii
Recognizing Community Action

Our Keeping It Green Hawai‘i Award recognizes organizations for green practices, projects, education and/or services that foster resource awareness for an environmentally sustainable future in Hawai‘i.

Latex Paint Reuse Program

Recycle Hawaii works to divert "Still Good" Latex Paint from the landfill by accepting it for free at three of its Reuse Centers year round, as well as, holding collections for it during three (3) of the County of Hawaii's Household Hazardous Waste Collections. We offer the "Still Good" latex paint for sale at the Hilo, Keaʻau and Waimea Reuse Centers.

Recycling Competition for K-12 Schools

Recycle-Bowl, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful (KAB), is a national school recycling competition open to K-12 schools. This program is a great way to kick start or improve recycling at your school. Awards for Recycle-Bowl in Hawai‘i are donated by local businesses.

Community Outreach
Community Outreach
Learn - Act - Share

Connect with us to learn more about recycling on Hawaii Island and action steps to reduce personal waste for a more environmentally sustainable future.

Our Reuse Centers
Come visit us at one of our six (6) Reuse Centers located around the Island!
At the Hilo Transfer Station

Open Daily*
7:00am - 4:00pm

At the Keaʻau Transfer Station

Open Daily*
8:00am - 5:00pm

At the Pāhoa Transfer Station

Open Daily*
8:00am - 4:00pm

At the Waimea Transfer Station

Monday, Thursday & Saturday*
9:00am - 5:00pm

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