HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division announced its plans to begin recycling programs in Hilo and Kailua-Kona in 2022 and 2023 for electronics.
The events in Hilo will take place at Mr. K’s Recycle & Redemption on Dec. 10, 2022 and Jan. 14, 2023. Mr. K’s is located at 815 Kino‘ole St.
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Another set of events will take place in Kailua-Kona at the Kona Crossroads Shopping Center in their parking lot on Dec. 17, 2022 and Jan. 21, 2023.
The hours for all of these events are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The events are free and open to the public whether businesses, private citizens, non-profits or government agencies.
Items that will be accepted are:
- fax machines
- computer peripherals
- TVs and monitors
- uninterruptible power supply systems [UPS]
- mobile phones
- landline phones
- digital cameras
- DVD players
- stereo components — no speakers
Officials said that no other electronics will be accepted at these events.
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While private citizens need not schedule an appointment, businesses, non-profits and other agencies will need to contact Mr. K’s Recycle & Redemption at 808-969-1222 to schedule a time for drop off in order to participate.
Also, each business, non-profit and other agencies have a strict limit of one pallet.