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Household hazardous waste collection events in December

MEDIA RELEASE

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., as follows:

  • Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Hilo Solid Waste Transfer Station.
  • Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe) Solid Waste Transfer Station.

These events are for household generated and self-hauled waste only. No business or farm wastes and NO electronic waste will be accepted.

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management holds these collection events so residents can conveniently dispose of acceptable HHW in a manner that protects both public health and the environment. Some acceptable HHW are automotive fluids, used batteries, fluorescent lights and pesticides. For a more complete list of acceptable or unacceptable HHW, please visit our website www.hawaiizerowaste.org The website includes other useful information on solid waste diversion and recycling.

If you are unable to attend the events described above, the next scheduled HHW Collection Events will be on March 3, 2012 in Waimea and March 4, 2012 in Pāhoa.

Please direct your comments or questions regarding these HHW Collection Events to Chris Chin-Chance, Recycling Specialist with the Department of Environmental Management at 961-8554 or email to recycle3@co.hawaii.hi.us. Mahalo for your kōkua.

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