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

E-Cycling Maui is moving
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.

Hana Metals Recycling Event to Be Held June 2–4, 2022

Scrap metals, appliances, and more to be collected at Hana Landfill the first week of June.

Lahaina Recycling Event set for June 18

Mālama Maui Nui will host the next Go Green Recycling event on Saturday, June 18, in Lahaina from 9am–12pm. Please see the event flyer or visit MalamaMauiNui.org/GoGreen for more information and to request an appointment.

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.