Solid Waste Division

Our mission is “To provide Public Health, Safety and Environmental Protection of Maui County’s Air, Land and Water Through Effective and Sustainable Solid Waste Management Practices, Resources and Dedicated Team”.


The Solid Waste Division supports sections including administration, compliance, planning, engineering, fiscal, refuse collections, landfill operations, 95 employees, capital improvement projects and permit reviews. The Division operates 4 county owned landfills, 6 closed landfills, provides residential refuse collection to > 26,700 accounts, 2,600 routes, and completes about 2.5 million picks/yr, manages > 20 permits and related regulatory compliance countywide, landfills 200,000 tons/yr and now processes > 20,000 tons/yr of construction and demolition (C&D) material.

SWD utilizes the following priorities for management of allotted resources:
1st: Safety
    • Employee safety
    • Public and Environmental safety
    • Facility, equipment and infrastructure safety
2nd: Regulatory Compliance/Environmental Protection
  • Meet all state, federal and county regulatory requirements, permits, mandates and procedures.
3rd: Resource Management
  • Meet resource management needs for personnel, budget, equipment and infrastructure to build and maintain reliability, sustainability and efficiency.
4th: Non-Safety, Non-Compliant Related Services/Programs
  • Expansion of services and programs, refuse collections on non-county roads, non-critical programs, beautification, landscaping, etc.

Programs and Services


Online Refuse Payments

Online refuse payments are now being accepted by the County’s Solid Waste Division. The County of Maui Department of Environmental Management, announced the new payment option, noting there will be a 2.35% convenience fee added to the total payment.