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William P. Kenoi <br />Mayor <br />Walter K.M. Lau <br />Managing Director <br />tY o� <br />fir' • ; +�w �� : ` f� <br />Dora Beck, P.E. <br />Acting Director <br />vullunfv of <br />DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT <br />25 Aupuni Street Hilo, Hawaii 96720 <br />(808) 961 -8083 Fax (808) 961 -8086 <br />http: / /co.hawaii.hi.us /directory /dir_envmn .htm <br />NEWS RELEASE <br />May 8, 2013 <br />Contact Person: Chris Chin - Chance, Recycling Specialist, at 961 -8554 <br />Free Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event <br />Information <br />Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events will occur between 7:30 a.m. and <br />2:30 p.m., as follows: <br />• Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Hilo Recycling and Transfer Station. <br />• Saturday, June 8, 2013, at the Kailua -Kona (Kealakehe) Recycling and Transfer <br />Station. <br />These events are for self - hauled household - generated waste only. No business or farm <br />wastes and NO electronic waste will be accepted. <br />The County of Hawaii Department of Environmental Management holds these regular <br />collection events so households can conveniently dispose of acceptable HHW in a <br />manner that protects both public health and the environment. Some acceptable HHW <br />are automotive fluids, used batteries, fluorescent lights and pesticides. For a more <br />complete list of acceptable or unacceptable HHW, please visit our website <br />www.hawaiizerowaste.orq. The website includes other useful information on solid waste <br />diversion and recycling. <br />If you are unable to attend the events described above, the next scheduled HHW <br />Collection Events will be on December 7, 2013 in Hilo and on December 14, 2013 in <br />Kailua -Kona (Kealakehe). <br />Please direct your comments or questions regarding these HHW Collection Events to <br />Chris Chin - Chance, Recycling Specialist with the Department of Environmental <br />Management at 961 -8554 or email to rec cle3 = co.hawaii.hi.us. Mahalo for your kokua. <br />County of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. <br />