Residential household hazardous waste collection set for April 9&10
Green waste service at Hanalei transfer station to close to accommodate collection
County officials announced that residential household hazardous waste (HHW) will be collected free of charge on April 9 and April 10.
Among the items that will be accepted are automotive products, lead-acid batteries, lawn and garden products, oil-based paints, thinners and stains, fluorescent lights, batteries and more.
The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:
• Hanalei refuse transfer station, 5-3751 Kūhiō Highway, Saturday, April 9
• Kapa‘a Baseyard, 4900 Kahau Road, Saturday, April 9
• Hanapēpē refuse transfer station, 4380 Lēlē Road, Sunday, April 10
• Līhu‘e refuse transfer station, 3450 Ahukini Road, Sunday, April 10
To accommodate the HHW collection, the green waste service at the Hanalei refuse transfer station will be closed on Saturday, April 9.
No commercial or farm waste will be accepted.
In addition, latex paint will not be accepted as it is not considered household hazardous waste.
For instructions on how to dispose of latex paints or how to dispose of HHW items on your own as well as a list of acceptable HHW items, please call the Recycling Office at 241-4841 or visit the county website, www.kauai.gov/hhw.