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'Keeping it Green' Newsletter


Hawai`i Island Recycling Guide

Download the latest Hawai`i Island Recycle Guide - October 2016


Beach Clean Up Day October 22, 2016

Join us on Saturday 10/22 for a Keep Puako Beautiful Puako Boat Ramp Community beach cleanup. Share this announcement with your friends and groups.

Featuring Kids; HPA marine conservation students and Surfrider Foundation Kids share their model for a better environment at our partners table.

Partners at this event; DAR’s Susannah Welch shares the Keiki Angler and circle barbless cool program, Keep Hawaii Beautiful and Recycle Hawaii’s Victoria Haili has tips on recycling and zero waste, Surfrider foundation Kona Kai Eh’s Holly Kersten, Puako Dive company assists Puako shore diving and reef cleanup activities along with Blue Wilderness Dive Adventures and Hawaii Surf & Kayak.

Email ; Sign up, RSVP us for lunch and bring a dish to share, donated dive air or a kayak. See more information here:

PBR 10 22 16.


NEW: Lex Brodie's Tire & Service Center, 170 Wiwoole St. Hilo is accepting used motor oil

Hours of Operation: Mon – Fri 7 AM – 6 PM, Sat 7:30 AM – 5 PM, Sun 8 AM – 3 PM



Upcoming medication take-back opportunities for Hawai‘i Island.

National Take-Back Initiative Medication Collection on October 22, 2016:


Change of Hours for HI5 Redemption at Ocean View effective August 2016

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


Hours for the Ocean View Transfer Station (rubbish only) have been expanded to 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Saturday only


2015 Recycle Bowl State Winner is Konawaena High School!

1st Place Cash Award sponsored by Goodfellow Bros., Inc.-Hawaii

Congratulations on a job well done to all winners and participating schools in Hawaii’s Recycle Bowl! Visit Educational Programs page for more results.


2016 Art & Science of Recycling Projects

Kahakai & E.B. DiSilva Elementary Schools hold exhibits

See photos & reports on Art & Science of Recycling Page


Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collections

HHW Collections flyer 2016 05 11

View the flyer here.


Volunteer Opportunities

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


LIGHT UP AND support Recycle Hawaii

Solar Lantern cropped photo by MHee

The Little Solar Lantern with a Big Impact.
Ideal for camping, parties, blackouts, roadside assistance and more.  Just charge in the sun and light up your world!  
● Receive one FREE with a new or renewing Recycle Hawaii membership of $50 or higher category while supplies last until Nov. 15th (America/Hawaii Recycles Day).
 ● Support Recycle Hawaii for $25 each (shipping & handling included).  They make great gifts too.
To use credit card:
Or mail in your membership or solar lantern order to:
Recycle Hawaii, PO Box 4847, Hilo HI  96720