Kaimuki Recycles For Students, Community

A recycling drive for Kaimuki High School and the Kapahulu and Moiliili community centers is on for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 20 at the school, adding a canned food drive for Hawaii Foodbank, as well as accepting “an unlimited number” of residential and commercial computers and e-waste, and one TV set per car.

Co-sponsored by area lawmakers and Going Green, the drive will earn proceeds from the sale of recyclable items. Going Green Day welcomes all kinds of metal, appliances, HI-5 containers, cooking oil, cell phones, printer cartridges, newspapers, cardboard egg cartons and drink trays, phone books, corrugated cardboard, magazines, plastic bags and caps, batteries, propane tanks, fire extinguishers, propane tanks (call first), air conditioners, green waste, white socks (for Afghanistan), pet food and supplies, prom dresses, business suits and more.

Goodwill and Lions clubs will use any donated clothing, household items, hearing aids and eyeglasses. Participants also can swap incandescent light bulbs for CFLs.

For curbside pick-up, call Michele Sansone at 285- 6481; for free towing of unwanted cars, call Rene Mansho at 291-6151.