In partnership with Hammerhead Metals Recycling, Community Work Day Program (CWDP) will coordinate an event to promote recycling and reuse of many household items. The Aloha 'Aina Earth Day recycling event, which will take place in the Baldwin High School parking lot, 1660 Ka'ahumanu Ave, is a fundraiser for the school.
On Saturday, Feb. 25, 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, household batteries, vehicle batteries, laptop batteries, printer cartridges, newspaper, cardboard, telephone books, magazines, plastic grocery bags, used eye glasses, hearing aids, books, reusable paint, clothing and household items.
The event will not accept electronic waste, TVs, tires, motor oil or hazardous fluids.
The event is held in partnership with Maui Tow & Transport, Aloha Waste, Aloha Recycling, Maui Friends of the Library, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Maui, Lions Club, Intrade Corporation, Pacific Biodiesel and the County of Maui Department of Environmental Management.
Participants are also encouraged to bring a non-perishable donation for the Maui Food Bank.
Similar recycling events will be held in locations across Maui in the coming year. The goal of these events is to help reduce pressure on our Maui County landfills.
For more information, contact CWDP at 877-2524 or visit www.cwdhawaii.org.