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Hazardous Household Waste Collection Events

February 12, 2015, 11:01 AM HST
* Updated February 12, 11:03 AM
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The Department of Environmental Management will be holding a residential household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, March 7 at the Waimea Recycling and Transfer Station and on Sunday, March 8 at the Pahoa Recycling and Transfer Station, which is tentatively scheduled to reopen on March 1.

Each of the HHW events will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and are for household generated and self-hauled waste only. Electronic waste, in addition to business, government agency, or farm waste will not be accepted at either location.

Items being collected at the event include automotive fluids, used batteries, fluorescent lights, and pesticides. A complete list of items being collected can be can be found at the Hawai’i Zero Waste website.

The next HHW Collection events are scheduled on June 6 in Hilo and June 13 in Kailua-Kona.

Additional questions can be answered by contacting Chris Chin-Chance, Recycling Specialist with the Department of Environmental Management, at 961-6554 or by e-mailing [email protected]

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