Between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., recycling agencies will be on hand to accept scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, beverage containers, cooking oil, cellular phones, printer cartridges, newspaper, cardboard, telephone books, magazines, plastic grocery bags, used eye glasses, hearing aids, household batteries, vehicle batteries, books, usable paint, clothing and household items. The event will not accept tires, computers or other electronic waste, motor oil or hazardous fluids.
Free shredding of confidential documents will also be offered from 8 to 11 a.m. with a limit of two banker’s boxes.
The “Aloha ‘Äina Earth Day Maui” recycling community event will take place in the parking lot of St. Anthony School in Wailuku. Participants are also encouraged to bring a non-perishable donation for the Maui Food Bank.
This event is part Maui County’s participation in Keep America Beautiful’s annual Great American Cleanup.