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Get the Drift & Bag It!
Coordinated by: Recycle Hawaii and Keep Hawaii Beautiful
GET THE DRIFT & BAG IT! is Hawaiʻi’s contribution to the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) which started in 1986. Ocean Conservancy’s ICC engages volunteer organizations and individuals to remove trash and debris from the world’s BEACHES & WATERWAYS.
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Hawaii Island & Environmental Sustainability
Trash 2 Treasure

KTA Super Stores Puainako is doing a Trash to Treasures Art Demonstration Class Saturday, August 26,...

Business After Hours Event

  Join us for a Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Event Hosted By: Sustainable...

Get the Drift & Bag It!

GET THE DRIFT & BAG IT! is Hawaiʻi’s contribution to the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) which...

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.

400 +

Volunteers


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

280

Attendees


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

368 Tons

Diverted


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
Our Events
Get involved and join one of our sponsored education and outreach events!
  • Aug 24 at Sustainable Island Products
      Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Event Hosted By: Sustainable Island Products and Recycle Hawaii.    Bring your friends and coworkers along for some ono pupu and drinks, plus chances to win some great Lucky Business Card Drawing prizes. Van tours to Recycle Hawaii’s Hilo Reuse Center will also
  • Sep 16 - Nov 12 Island Wide
    GET THE DRIFT & BAG IT! is Hawaiʻi’s contribution to the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) which started in 1986. Ocean Conservancy’s ICC engages volunteer organizations and individuals to remove trash and debris from the world’s beaches and waterways; to identify the sources of debris, and to change the behaviors that cause
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!
Recycle-Bowl
Recycle-Bowl
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.

Get the Drift and Bag It!
Get the Drift and Bag It!
Big Island's Coastal Clean Up

GET THE DRIFT & BAG IT! is Hawaiʻi’s contribution to the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) which started in 1986. Ocean Conservancy’s ICC engages volunteer organizations and individuals to remove trash and debris from the world’s BEACHES & WATERWAYS.

Kokua I Na Kula
Kokua I Na Kula
Help the Schools Recycle

Mylar snack wrappers and aluminum drink pouches are diverted from the landfill for upcycling and recycling in this incentive community partnership.

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

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Open Daily*
7:00am - 4:00pm

Keaʻau
At the Keaʻau Transfer Station

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Open Daily*
8:00am - 5:00pm

Pāhoa
At the Pāhoa Transfer Station

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Open Daily*
8:00am - 4:00pm

Waimea
At the Waimea Transfer Station

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Open Daily*
9:00am - 4:30pm

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