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County Recycling Program Overview Jan 2019

Sanne Berrig, County Recycling Specialist, gave this very informative talk at the Zero Waste Big Island...

Major Achievements
Our long-term vision is that Hawaii Island minimizes waste. In the future, everyone will understand and practice resource management instead of waste generation and disposal.
Recycle Hawaii works toward this vision through its programs and services. These are just some of our achievements.



- Facebook, newsletters, booths, workshops, presentations, meetings, phone and email inquiries.



- Daily Facebook posts of the latest information on reducing and recycling waste.

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- We proved the value of Reuse Centers at County Transfer Stations to return still good products back to our Island community. FY16-17

Our MISSION Statement
Recycle Hawaii leads solid waste reduction education and innovative reuse programs on Hawaii Island
2017 marked 25 years for Recycle Hawai`i as a non-profit community educational organization serving the residents and businesses of Hawaii Island.
Our Events
Get involved and join one of our sponsored education and outreach events!
  • Apr 26 Universisty of Hawaii Hilo
    Recycle Hawaii will have a booth at the 31st Annual Earth Day Fair & 7th Annual Conservation Career Day at UH Hilo Campus Center Plaza & Library Lanai
  • Apr 26 Lanihau Center
    Recycle Hawaii will have a booth at the Lanihau Shopping Center in Kona for their Fourth Friday Malama Honua event April 26, 2019. They are promoting Earth & Water Day as well as Zero Waste, with booths and entertainment and a beer garden.
  • May 2 Hilo Public Library
    Dani Burger will conduct a Full Circle Time for kids on composting with worms May 2 at Hilo Library and May 4 at Mokupapapa Discovery Center at 10:30am
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From Our Community
Local People = Real Results
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.

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.

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