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Hawai`i County holiday greens recycling program runs through 31 Jan

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With it's diverse cultural blend, Hawai`i has many traditions which celebrate in mid-winter with greenery. Not only Christmas trees, wreaths, and garlands adorn homes and businesses, but kadomatsu, oranges, and native Hawaiian foliage are prized, as well.

Hawai`i County Dept. of Environmental Management requests that community members recycle holiday greenery such as trees, wreaths, garlands, and kadomatsu.

Greens are being accepted at the designated drop-off areas at these County of Hawai'i Solid Waste Facilities:

East Hawai'i Organics Facility (Hilo)
West Hawai'i Organics Facility (Pu'uanahulu)
Honoka'a
Ka'auhuhu/Hāwī
Kailua-Kona (Kealakehe)
Kea'au
Keauhou
Ke'ei
Pāhoa
Puakō
Waimea
Wai'ōhinu

Solid Waste Facility Attendants will direct participants to the proper drop-off point. If you are unsure where to go, this link has a map and directions to your local Recycling & Transfer Station.

Trees and all other greenery must be free of all decorations, lights, tinsel, nails and ornaments. Please do not drop off artificial trees/greenery or flocked trees. Please help make this holiday season a little greener. Also free mulch is available at the West Hawai‘i and East Hawai‘i Organics Facilities.

For more information on recyclein in Hawai`i County, visit www.HawaiiZeroWaste.org or phone the Solid Waste Division Office at 961-8270.

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