April 30, 2016
Bring your own automotive fluids, chemicals and poisons and other hazardous household wastes to the Hilo Recycling & Transfer Station collection area on April 30th. Business, farm, non-profit or government agency waste are NOT allowed by law. Electronic waste (e-waste) is also NOT allowed. Tires are not allowed at this event. 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 paints held nearby and operated by Recycle Hawai‘i. Bring your reusable latex paints or come and see what is available for pick-up by the public.
These special events are a part of a month-long Spring Household Dengue Cleanup coordinated by County of Hawai‘i Civil Defense and DEM Solid Waste Division to encourage households to remove materials that may promote the spread of Dengue at home and recycle or dispose of them in an environmentally safe manner.
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.
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 April 20, 2016.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Flyer
1471 Ho‘olaulima Rd.
Hilo, HI 96720