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Backyard Composting

 Backyard Composting


Go Green in 2016

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Saturday, May 21, 10 am-12 noon at Private Farm

Samantha Robinson & Noah Dodd, instructors


Workshops are free; donations are appreciated.

Advance registration is required; first-come, first-serve.  Contact Marsha Hee at or 985-8725.  

These programs are sponsored by Recycle Hawaii with funding support from the Swain Barber Foundation.  For information on composting, recycling and other programs visit


To learn, read our Backyard Composting in Hawaii brochure here


Greenwaste Program Changes - Disposal Fee Implementation - July 1, 2015

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.


Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe) Mulch Assisted Mechanical Loading Increases to Daily Service - December 14, 2014

The County of Hawai‘i is pleased to announce increased services for West Hawai‘i!  Beginning Sunday, December 14, 2014, the Kealakehe Recycling & Transfer Station in Kailua-Kona will offer assisted mechanical loading of mulch every day (with loading fee).  This is an increase from the prior service available only on Thursdays and Saturdays.

The service will be available daily from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information, view the Hawaii Zero Waste website her


Interested in composting/recycling containers? Here are more options to be aware of:
Fibrex Group


facebook-iconCheck out Crazy4Compost on Facebook, one of our expert composting resource partners.