Environmental Protection & Sustainability


EP&S was established in 2016 within the Department of Environmental Management to guide and fund environmental initiatives around natural resource protection, sustainability, conservation, and restoration. The Division fosters partnerships with government agencies and community leaders to enforce environmental legislation and support innovative programming, community-based initiatives, and public education. EP&S is committed to building a sustainable community with Mālama ʻĀina as its guiding principle.

EP&S houses the following sections:

News & Events

We are hiring! 
The County of Maui is hiring a Recycling Program Assistant for the Complex Wastes Section! Be involved with the local management of recycling vehicles, scrap metals, and E-waste across Maui Nui. Feel free to share. Posting closes 09/27/2022.

See more about the Recycling Program Assistant position at this link:
Lanai Metals and Electronics Recycling Event Scheduled for October 1, 2022

Disposable bodyboard ban goes into effect August 9, 2022

A new law banning the sale, rental, or distribution of polystyrene bodyboards goes into effect August 9, 2022.

Hana Metals Recycling Event Scheduled for September 23 & 24, 2022

New report from KITV-4 on Maui County's upcoming Mineral Only sunscreen law:

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E-Cycling Maui is moving to their new ReThink Recycling Center located at 301 Hansen Road in Puunene. The old location at 901 Lower Main St. in Wailuku will close on July 30, 2022. See the News Flyer for more details.

Pay Abandoned Vehicle Expenses Online

New! You can now pay the outstanding balance from an Abandoned Vehicles “Demand for Payment” letter online. Pay fees for abandoned vehicles taken into custody and disposed of by the County of Maui.

FY2023 Recycling Grants Program huizero flyer

Recycling Grant Application: Round 1 is now available

Maui County Earth Day!

Latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report Released:

    Safeguarding and strengthening nature is key to securing a liveable future.

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