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County to offer household hazardous waste collection

By Staff | Oct 22, 2015

WAILUKU – The county Department of Environmental Management announced that residents are urged to participate in the upcoming household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21-22, 2015.

There is no fee for household hazardous waste collected at the event, but an appointment is required for participation and the estimated types and quantities of waste must be stated. Additional waste brought to the collection event but not disclosed at the time the appointment was made may be rejected.

Household hazardous wastes accepted include oil-based paints, solvents, antifreeze, pesticides, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, thermometers, old medication, aerosols, fire extinguishers and propane tanks.

To make an appointment or ask about other types of materials, call the contractor, EnviroServices, toll-free at (855) 325-3222. The deadline to schedule an appointment is Saturday, Nov. 7.

Commercial hazardous waste will not be accepted at this household collection event; however, businesses may call EnviroServices at (808) 839-7222 to schedule commercial waste pickup at the place of business.