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To accommodate large volumes of rubbish normally disposed of on the day after Christmas and New Year’s, all County of Hawai‘i solid waste recycling and transfer stations will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 26 and Saturday, January 2.

These special hours will apply to these two days only, and normal Saturday hours will resume on Saturday, January 9, 2010. All other solid waste rules and regulations apply.

Special Hours: All transfer stations to open 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. the day after Christmas and New Year’s

To accommodate large volumes of rubbish normally disposed of on the day after Christmas and New Year’s, all County of Hawai‘i solid waste recycling and transfer stations will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 26 and Saturday, January 2. These special hours will apply to these two days only, and […]

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The Hawai’i County Department of Environmental Management will be reducing the operating hours and days at County Solid Waste Recycling and Transfer Stations (a.k.a. Solid Waste Transfer Stations). This change will also apply to the operating hours and days for associated onsite HI-5 Beverage Container Redemption Centers and Reuse Centers. The new hours and days of operation are provided in the table below and will take effect on December 1, 2009.

New recycling and transfer station hours finalized

The Hawai’i County Department of Environmental Management will be reducing the operating hours and days at County Solid Waste Recycling and Transfer Stations (a.k.a. Solid Waste Transfer Stations). This change will also apply to the operating hours and days for associated onsite HI-5 Beverage Container Redemption Centers and Reuse Centers. The new hours and days […]

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The Department of Environmental Management intends to implement a change to the operating hours and days at County of Hawai`i Solid Waste Transfer Stations (also known as convenience centers or transfer stations) beginning December 1, 2009. This change will also apply to the operating hours and days for associated onsite Recycling Centers, Reuse Centers and HI-5 Redemption Centers.

Solid waste transfer station hours to change

The Department of Environmental Management intends to implement a change to the operating hours and days at County of Hawai`i Solid Waste Transfer Stations (also known as convenience centers or transfer stations) beginning December 1, 2009. This change will also apply to the operating hours and days for associated onsite Recycling Centers, Reuse Centers and […]

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The Solid Waste Advisory Committee invites the public to comment on the draft County of Hawai`i Integrated Resources and Solid Waste Management Plan Update, The Path to Zero Waste (IRSWMP Update).

The IRSWMP Update is available for review at http://www.hawaii-county.com/env_mng/iswmp.htm. A 60-day review period for the IRSWMP Update was begun on September 1, 2009, and all comments received by October 30, 2009, will receive full consideration.

Public meetings set on solid waste plans

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee invites the public to comment on the draft County of Hawai`i Integrated Resources and Solid Waste Management Plan Update, The Path to Zero Waste (IRSWMP Update). The IRSWMP Update is available for review at www.hawaii-county.com/env_mng/… A 60-day review period for the IRSWMP Update was begun on September 1, 2009, and […]

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Solid Waste Advisory Committee Public Meeting Announcement

Solid Waste Advisory Committee Public Meeting Announcement

MEDIA RELEASE The Solid Waste Advisory Committee invites the public to comment on the draft County of Hawai`i Integrated Resources and Solid Waste Management Plan Update, The Path to Zero Waste (IRSWMP Update). This plan covers all aspects of waste management on the Big Island undertaken by the County of Hawai`i, including waste reduction, education, recycling, […]

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Meetings scheduled on county’s ‘zero waste’ plan

“Zero Waste” is a philosophy and a way of life that promotes the goal to reduce the amount of material we throw away. Through small shifts in daily activities, residents can greatly reduce how much rubbish they generate, protecting the Big Island’s natural environment, preserving resources, and saving community tax dollars. In 2007, the County […]

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Solid waste advisory meetings, Dec. 15-18

Solid waste advisory meetings, Dec. 15-18

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee invites the public to continue its review of the update of the county’s Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan. This plan covers all aspects of waste management on the island, including waste reduction, education, recycling, composting, collection, transfer and disposal. There are many pressing issues to decide, including: * What should […]

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