Free Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events on March 4 & March 5

Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to the following events:

  • Saturday, March 4, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Waimea Recycling and Transfer Station.
  • Sunday, March 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Pāhoa Recycling and Transfer Station.

These events are for household-generated and self-hauled waste only. Business, government agency or farm wastes are not allowed. NO electronic waste or tires will be accepted.

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management holds these collection events so that households can conveniently dispose of acceptable Household Hazardous Waste a manner that protects both public health and the environment.

Acceptable types of Household Hazardous Waste include automotive fluids, used batteries, fluorescent lights and pesticides. Latex paint will only be accepted at the Waimea event. For a more complete list of acceptable or unacceptable HHW, please visit our website: The website includes other useful information on solid waste diversion and recycling.

If you are unable to attend the events described above, the next scheduled HHW Collection Events will be on June 3, 2017 in Hilo and June 10, 2017 in Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe).

For further information, please contact Chris Chin-Chance, Recycling Specialist with the Department of Environmental Management at 961-8554 or email us at . Mahalo for your kōkua.