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County of Maui to Offer Free Christmas Tree Recycling Until Jan. 9

December 26, 2020, 6:35 AM HST
* Updated December 24, 8:58 AM
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Hawai`i Department of Agriculture

The County of Maui Environment Protection and Sustainability Division is offering free Christmas tree recycling drop off services until Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

All decorations, including tinsel, must be removed from trees before they can be dropped off for recycling.

Christmas trees will be accepted at the Kīhei Recycling Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; and at the Makawao Recycling Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Other drop-off locations:

  • EKO at the Central Maui Landfill from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Saturday
  • Hāna, Lānaʻi and Molokai landfills from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday
  • Olowalu Convenience Center from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Sunday

The Rotary Club of Upcountry Maui is providing a donation-based Christmas tree curbside pick-up service for residents of Pāʻia, Haʻikū, Pukalani, Makawao and Kula from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 2. A $10 to $20 donation per tree supports local Rotary projects.


To schedule a pick-up, call (808) 878-2177 by Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.


It is illegal to dump trees at community centers, Haʻikū or UH Maui College recycling centers, parking lots and roadsides.

For more information, call the Recycling Hotline at 270-7880.

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