County announces transfer station closures

  • A mixed recycling bin in Keei shows mostly non-recyclable materials such as plastic bags, contaminated cardboard and a piece of machinery. (Photo by Hawaii Solid Waste Division)

Closures are slated for three West Hawaii transfer stations this week, the Hawaii County Department of Environmental Management Solid Waste Division announced Monday.

The Waiea Transfer Station will be closed through Friday and the Keei Transfer Station will be closed Tuesday through Friday, the county said, but did not provide a reason for the closure or immediately respond to a request for additional information.

Residents will be able to dispose of their rubbish between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily at the Keauhou Transfer Station. Two-bin recycling services are available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

In addition, greenwaste services will be closed for the Kealakehe Transfer Station on Wednesday.

For more information, visit www.hawaiizerowaste.org.

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