Recycle Hawai`i is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization serving the people of Hawai`i. We currently offer free public recycling educational services on behalf of the County of Hawai`i, the State Department of Health, and our contributors. FEIN# 99-0293381
The mission of Recycle Hawai`i is to promote resource awareness and recycling enterprises in Hawai`i. To achieve this, we educate the community about sound resource management and recycling opportunities for a more environmentally sustainable future.
Hello Volunteers and Partners,
Share this flyer with your friends or groups. RSVP Potluck lunch & sign up for the last 2016 Puako Boat Ramp Cleanup at .
Saturday 12/10, Meet 7:30 to 11:30 AM. Reserve a tank of dive air or kayak for water cleanup (contact numbers above) or view the flyer here.
Household Hazardous Waste collection dates for Hilo and Kealakehe are coming soon.
Latex paint is not hazardous but Recycle Hawaii will be there on the same days to collect any unwanted latex paint that is still in good condition.
*If it is NOT usable please allow it to fully harden by air drying. Once dry, it can be disposed of in the rubbish chutes.
Hilo Transfer Station:
December 3rd, 7:30am-2:30pm
Kealakehe Transfer Station
December 10th, 7:30am-2:30pm
ALSO, Amazon donates to Recycle Hawaii through their AmazonSmile program, visit smile.amazon.com.
#StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/99-0293381
Presented by East HI Cultural Center in Hilo, 961-5711
Opening Reception on Sat. Nov. 12 at 5:30 PM
Recycle Hawaii will be on hand for the Tutu Hana Hou Award presentation and stop by at our table to learn about Hawaii Recycles Day, #BeRecycled Pledge and #BeRecycled Sweepstakes.
Exhibit on display Nov. 12 - Dec. 2, 2016, Wed-Fri 12-6 PM, Sat 10 AM-4 PM
Fashion Show on Sat. Dec. 3 at 6:00 PM
Fri. Nov. 18 Entry Forms Due; http://www.ehcc.org/content/upcycle-16-fashion-show
Open nationwide to students in grades 9–12
The next generation of commuity stewards is asked to share their ideas about how to end littering by educationg and motivating people to plroperly dispose of their trash.
The contest is sponsored by Keep America Beautiful along with the Foodservice Packaging Institute and Wrigley Company Foundation. Entries will be accepted from Sept. 26 through Nov. 7, 2016. Two Grand Prize Winners — one representing grades 9-10 and one from grades 11-12 — will receive an all-expenses paid trip for two to the 2017 Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Washington, D.C., with their video being showcased to more than 400 attendees as well as a GoPro Hero4 Black video camera and a $500 donation to the Grand Prize Winners’ school to support anti-littering activities. Runner-ups in each grade category will also receive prizes.
To view the official views and enter by November 7, visit https://endlittering.strutta.me/
Click here to sign up for a membership or make a donation to support our education and outreach programs for recycling and zero waste advocacy.
Download the latest issue of Recycle Hawai`i's 'Keeping It Green' Newsletter
Hours of Operation: Mon – Fri 7 AM – 6 PM, Sat 7:30 AM – 5 PM, Sun 8 AM – 3 PM
USED MOTOR OIL IS NO LONGER ACCEPTED at BIG ISLAND TOYOTA in Hilo & PACIFIC CUSTOMS, LLC in Kea‘au.
Ocean View Transfer Station HI5 Certifield Redemption Center
Hours of operation have expanded to 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Saturday only.
View the HI5 page for more information
Kahakai & E.B. DiSilva Elementary Schools hold exhibits
See photos & reports on Art & Science of Recycling Page
The Hilo Downtown Improvement Assn. is requesting volunteers for their First Friday events - they are requesting volunteers to help make these Zero Waste events - held every first Friday evening throughout downtown Hilo. The first event is planned for this Friday evening, May 6 - to volunteer - Contact: Leslie Sears Cell 310.245.6411 or Ph 808.969.9419