The deadline is Friday, March 18, to schedule a drop-off time for the annual residential Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Sunday, March 27, the Department of Environmental Management announced.
The event will be held in Central Maui and is by appointment only. Participants in the drive-through event will be assigned an appointment time, and they will be instructed to remain in their vehicles while professionals unload hazardous waste materials. All staff will be wearing face masks.
Drop off is by appointment only. Residents planning to take advantage of this service need to have a list hazardous materials ready and call Cameron Chemical Corp. at (808) 695-2999 by Friday, March 18, to schedule a drop off time.
A crew from Cameron Chemical Corp. will be flying to Maui for this event. The company urges residents to schedule an appointment early so staff can know how much equipment and supplies to pack to safely process all of Maui's household hazardous waste.
Items accepted include: aerosols, antifreeze, car batteries, household batteries, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs and tubes, oil-based paint, pesticides, solvents and thermometers. Residents should ask about other hazardous items when they call to make an appointment.
This service is for residents only. For businesses that want to responsibly dispose of hazardous waste, contacts for hazardous waste processors are:
This hazardous waste collection event is sponsored by the County of Maui, Department of Environmental Management, Environmental Protection and Sustainability Division. For more information, go to mauicounty.gov/recycle or call 270-7880.