Schools Host Recycling Drives

Aloha Aina recycling program has scheduled two collection drives in the area in coming weeks: Kahuku High & Intermediate School will have one from 9 a.m. to noon April 25, and Mililani Waena Elementary hosts its drive from 9 a.m. to noon May 16.

They welcome all contributions from the public, in partnership with Schnitzer Steel and Kokua Hawaii Foundation’s 3Rs School Recycling Program. Acceptable items include scrap metal, bicycles, appliances, computers, game systems, laptops, printers, cartridges and other e-waste products.

Also needed are batteries, TV sets, used cooking oil, paper, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, reusable clothing and household items (for Goodwill), HI-5 containers and plastics (Nos. 1 and 2 containers).

A shredder also will be on site for confidential document disposal.

Proceeds from recycling payments go to the schools. Email