The Recycling Section focuses on a range of landfill diversion and Zero Waste services and programming such as Recycling Drop Box Centers, Plastic Free Maui County, BYO Bag, HI5 for redeemable beverage containers and the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event held annually first Sunday of April.

The section also runs the Recycling Grants Program. Since 1990, hundreds of local organizations have received funding and other resources to help achieve Maui County’s waste reduction and landfill diversion goals.

Where Does My Recycling Go?   Tons Counter 2023               When you recycle, valuable resources are kept out of the landfill and made into new products. To make this process cost effective, Maui County Recycling Centers only collect high-value materials accepted on the global commodity market. 

Recycling Grant Program FY2024  (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024)

Estimated Funds Available - $500,000 (Subject to County Council appropriations) 
The Recycling Section has partnered with hundreds of grantees over the past 30 years. Successful projects include but are not limited to landfill diversion, zero waste initiatives, education, equipment upgrades, program expansion, materials collection, and the collection and processing of waste resource materials. 

Recycling Guide A- Z

COM Recycling Guide A-Z

Zero Waste Times

Spring 2023 Zero Waste Times
  1. Recycling Section

    Physical Address
    2145 Wells St Suite 305
    Wailuku, HI 96793

    Recycle Hotline: (808) 270-7880

Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

The annual County of Maui Residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event will be held at a Central Maui location on Sunday March 26, 2023. Appointments will be required, which will open March 1, 2023. Information on how to make an appointment will be posted on March 1, as reservations cannot be made before then.

Disposable Body Board Ban effective August 9, 2022
A new law banning the sale, rental, and distribution of polystyrene bodyboards goes into effect on August 9, 2022.