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Free Household Hazardous Waste Events in Hilo, Kona

November 20, 2015, 5:00 PM HST
* Updated November 20, 5:02 PM
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The County of Hawai’i Department of Environmental Management will host two free household hazardous waste collection events in December.

Household generated and self-hauled waste will be collected at the Hilo Recycling and Transfer Station on Saturday, Dec. 5 and at the Kealakehe Recycling and Transfer Station on Saturday, Dec. 12. Both events will run from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hazardous household waste includes automotive fluids, used batteries, fluorescent lights, and pesticides. Latex paint will also be accepted at both facilities for reuse.

To learn more about the items accepted at the hazardous household events, visit the Hawai’i Zero Waste website.

The next scheduled household hazardous waste events will be on March 5 in Waimea and March 6 in Pahoa.


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