Christmas Tree-Cycling & E-Cycling Services Offered

December 16, 2018, 1:45 PM HST · Updated December 5, 2:15 PM
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The County of Maui reminds residents that a variety of programs are available for recycling Christmas trees and unwanted electronics during this holiday season.

TREE-CYCLING

County parks, community centers or other county facilities may not be used for tree-cycling or dumping of unwanted items.

Trees being recycled must have all decorations removed, including tinsel, to allow them to be safely composted.

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Tree recycling is available at the following locations:

  • EKO Compost, Central Maui Landfill: (808) 572-8844
  • Olowalu Convenience Center: (808) 893-0932
  • Hāna Landfill: (808) 264-6313,
  • Kihei Compost (call for fees): (808) 874-0899
  • Pawn’s Tree & Trimming, Molokai Landfill: (808) 553-8073

The Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui Curbside Christmas tree pickup service will also be available for Pā‘ia, Ha‘ikū, Makawao, Pukalani and Kula residents on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2018, from 8 a.m. to noon.

A $10 donation is requested for small and medium trees, and a minimum donation of $20 per large tree is requested to help support the club’s community service projects.

Trees should be set out on the curb before 8 a.m. on the day of pickup. Pickup can be scheduled by contacting Zak Pacholl at (503) 550-6666 by Friday, Jan. 4, by 4 p.m.

E-CYCLING

E-cycling will be closed Dec. 22 through Jan. 4 due to the holidays and will open on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.

A special one-time holiday clean-up day is scheduled for electronics recycling on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon at the county-funded E-Cycling program at 901 Lower Main Street in Wailuku.

The cleanup day is in addition to E-Cycling’s regular hours, which are Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Four types of electronics are accepted at the E-Cycling program: televisions, computers, monitors and printers. E-cycling cannot accept microwaves, cell phones, stereos, copiers, fax machines, computer games or any other electronic devices.

The service is provided free of charge; the public is asked to refrain from leaving any items at the gate after hours.

For more information, call the E-Cycling hotline at (808) 280-6460.

For general recycling questions, call the Recycling Hotline at (808) 270-7880 or go online.

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