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May 31, 2023 MIDWEEK 9
Protect our environment!
Bi-monthly, Saturdays, 9:00am –11:45am
(for residential waste only and by appointment only)
NEXT DROP-OFF EVENTS: Saturday, July 1, 2023 Saturday, September 9, 2023
Call (808) 768-3201 or email, before 2pm Friday, June 23, and Friday, September 1, respectively, to set up an appointment to drop off items at the facility hosting the event.
Please prepare an inventory list of items and include container size and estimated quantities. Only items registered, up to twelve (12), during the appointment process will be accepted on the day of the event. For business related hazardous waste, please visit for a list of hazardous waste contractors. Below are examples of the types of items accepted at the event:
For Ballasts with PCB (pre-1978):
• Will be taken at every other HHW event, starting with September 9, 2023.
For Ballasts with No PCB (post-1978):
• Can be disposed of with regular trash.
Acetone Aerosols Arsenic Antifreeze Bleach
Boric Acid CFL Bulbs Chlordane DDT
Diazinon Diesel Fuel Drain Cleaner Dursban Fertilizer
CFL Tubes Gasoline Herbicide Hydrochloric Acid Insecticide Kerosene
Lead Lindseed Oil Lighter Fluid Malathion Mercury Mineral Spirit Muriatic Acid
Oven Cleaner Paint-Aluminum Paint-Lead Paint Stripper Paint Thinner Pesticide
Rust Remover Solvents
Sulfuric Acid Thermometers Turpentine Triazicide
Wood Finish
Wood Preservatives
   SAFELY DISPOSE ON YOUR OWN For more information, please visit
ABSORB/TRASH Pour liquid into a plastic bag with absorbent material, such as shredded newspaper, old rags or sawdust. Once liquid is absorbed, seal the bag, then dispose in trash can. An oil change box provides same results. Paints can be dried in the can, and dispose with trash.
BATTERIES For lithium-ion or other rechargeable batteries, please take to a store with a take back program, like Home Depot or Battery Bill’s.
Drop off at City Convenience Centers or select Transfer Stations.
    - Brake Fluid
- Cooking Oil
- Floor Care Products - Furniture Polish
- Grease
- Lubricants
- Motor Oil
- Paint (water and
oil based)
- Primer (water and
oil based)
- Transmission Fluid
Return to retailer or drop off at City Convenience Centers or select Transfer Stations. Auto battery retailers are required by law to accept old batteries when you purchase a new one. For excess batteries, ask retailers if they will accept additional quantities.
TRASH CAN Securely close product lid to prevent spillage, then dispose in trash. Wrap light bulbs in paper before disposal.
    FLUSH DOWN DRAIN Flush down household drain with water and dispose empty container with trash.
- Auto Repair Products - Disinfecting Wipes
- Disposable Gloves
- Fiberglass
- Light Bulbs (non-CFL)
- Non-Rechargeable Alkaline Batteries - Shoe Polish
- Single Use Face Masks
- Smoke Detectors
  - Ammonia Cleaners
- Hair Permanent Lotions/Relaxers - Paint Brush Cleaner w/ TSP
- Propylene Glycol (Food Grade)
Rick Blangiardi, Mayor
Paid for by the taxpayers of the City & County of Honolulu
HHW Information Line: (808) 768-3201 – Emergencies call 911 –

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