Recycling Helps Aiea Students

Aiea Elementary School will have an Aloha ‘Aina recycling drive this Saturday to support its programs (through redemption payments) and clean up the community.

The drive will be open from 9 a.m. to noon, sponsored by Kokua Hawaii Foundation, Schnitzer Steel and several other recycling businesses. The school is located at 99-370 Moanalua Road.

Volunteers will collect scrap metal, batteries of all kinds, computers, game systems, paper, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, HI-5 bottles and cans, used cooking oil, printer and toner cartridges, used appliances, TV sets and more. Goodwill can make use of clothing and other household items in good condition.

For more information, call the school at 682-7337 or email

(A Going Green recycling drive is also open Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran School at 98-1098 Moanalua Road. Acceptable items differ slightly; call 291-6151.)