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.
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
The Berry Company is proud to host the 8th Annual Outdated Phone Directory Recycling Contest on the neighbor islands, which runs through May 15, 2016. Schools across the islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui and Molokai will participate in the recycling drive and environmental awareness campaign by collecting outdated phone directories in the community.
To learn more, view the website here.
Download the latest issue of Recycle Hawai`i's 'Keeping It Green' Newsletter
EE Week theme: “Greening STEM, Rooted in Math”
Open to all preK-12 students of schools, homeschools & community groups on Hawaii Island.
Register now by April 1st
For more information, click here
Printable 2016 ASR Information, Registration & Project Forms here
For Earth Month, learn how to compost yard greenery and kitchen scraps into nutrients for soil, instead of wasting in our landfill. Sign up for one of Recycle Hawaii’s FREE Composting Workshops on April 23rd in Kailua-Kona or May 21st in Waimea. Both Saturday sessions are 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Advance registration is required; first-come, first-served. Contact , 985-8725. Go to Backyard Composting Page for details.
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: http://www.recyclehawaii.org/memberdonate.html
Or mail in your membership or solar lantern order to:
Recycle Hawaii, PO Box 4847, Hilo HI 96720
Dumping household hazardous waste in your trash is harmful to the environment and may cause groundwater contamination. The County offers one-day collection events for residents to safely and properly dispose of these wastes.
Free HHW Collection Events:
HILO TRANSFER STATION: 1st Saturday in June & December, 7:30am – 2:30pm.
KEALAKEHE TRANSFER STATION: 2nd Saturday in June & December, 7:30am – 2:30pm.
Callers requesting information about County of Hawaii services are advised to go to the Department of Environmental Management website www.HawaiiZeroWaste.org to obtain up-to-date information and get access to the proper person’s email or phone number.
Recycle Hawai‘i and Earth-Friendly Schools Hawai‘i presented KTA Super Stores with a 2015 Keeping It Green Hawai‘i award as part of America Recycles Day. Learn more about this local family-owned supermarket business whose management, operations and customer service clearly demonstrate a commitment to the environment through its ‘Green Initiatives’: click here
The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management will begin charging a new tipping fee on July 1, 2015 to businesses that drop off greenwaste at recycling facilities in West Hawai‘i and East Hawai‘i. Revenue from the new fee will help to finance an expansion of greenwaste recycling services across the island.
For more information, view the webpage here