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Hāna Community Recycling Event July 26-28

July 26, 2012, 8:04 AM HST
* Updated July 26, 8:06 AM
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Hana, Maui. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

The Community Work Day Program hosts a community recycling event in Hāna today through Saturday.

The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day at the Hāna Landfill staging area.

The recycling event is for items not accepted into Landfills in Maui County.  Items that will be accepted include, scrap metal, tires, and household and vehicle batteries.

The recyclables collected will then be transported to recycling facilities in Central Maui.  There will be a $5 per tire recycling fee for all tires.

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The Community Work Day program will not accept vehicles, furniture, propane tanks, computers, TVs or electronics.

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The event is made possible under a partnership between the County of Maui, Department of Environmental Management, Abandoned Vehicles and Metals Section, Maui Tow & Transport, and Hammerhead Metals Recycling.

Elderly and disabled community members are encouraged to call CWD for help transporting items to the staging area. For more information, call the Community Work Day Program at 877-2524 or email [email protected]

 

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