Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – Hilo 2018-12-01

Date: December 1, 2018
Time: 7:30 am 2:30 pm

Hilo Recycling & Transfer Station
1471 Ho‘olaulima Rd.
Hilo, HI 96720

Bring your own automotive fluids, chemicals and poisons and other hazardous household wastes to the Hilo Recycling & Transfer Station collection area on December 1st, 2018.  Business, farm, non-profit or government agency waste are NOT allowed by law.  Electronic waste (e-waste) and tires are also NOT allowed.  For full details on what materials are and are not accepted please visit our Household Hazardous Waste page.

There will be a concurrent collection event for reusable latex (water-based) paints held nearby and operated by a different contractor.   Reusable latex paint is collected year-round at the Hilo Reuse Center at the Hilo Recycling & Transfer Station, please call 498-7916, or at the Kea‘au Reuse Center at the Kea‘au Recycling & Transfer Station, please call 498-8726.  Bring your reusable latex paints or come and see what is available for pick-up by the public.  If your latex paint is junk/unusable solidify it and dispose with your regular rubbish.

Customers should pack their items in spill-proof containers and be careful when transporting them to the event.  When at the event please remain in your vehicle in line until authorized personnel come to unload your vehicle.  For your safety and the safety of those around you please do not walk your hazardous materials over to the authorized personnel in the restricted area, this precaution is to prevent accidents, prevent spillage and ensure fairness to those already waiting in line.  Mahalo for your kōkua.

The Hilo Reuse Center at the Hilo Recycling & Transfer Station will be closed for the entire day due to the Hilo Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event held in the same area.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication (including language interpreting) or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in this event should contact Chris at 961-8554 as soon as possible, but no later November 21, 2018.

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