COVID-19 Service Updates and Notices

Department of Environmental Services & Refuse Divsion

Last updated: June 1, 2020

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For further assistance call 768-CITY (2489) or email

Collection: All refuse, recycling, and bulky item collections are operating as scheduled.
Disposal Drop Off: All City convenience centers, transfer stations, and the landfill are operating as scheduled.

Additional Cart Requests: We are continuing to accept additional cart requests for all three color carts. See here for more information and qualifications.

HI-5 Redemption Sites: Please contact the recycling companies directly for closures or modified hours to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. See our HI-5 redemption site page for locations and contact information.

Going Green Recycling Events: All events through June cancelled.

Aloha Aina Recycling Drives: All events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year cancelled.

Tour de Trash: Reservations are still being taken, however tours are subject to change or cancellation.

UPDATE: As of May 15, 2020, the Department of Environmental Services is resuming in-person customer service.

Department of Environmental Services suspending all in-person customer service -- March 25, 2020

Department of Environmental Services halting all tours, public outreach participation -- March 17, 2020
The Public Hearing and Status Update for the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill for April 14 has been postponed. View the Meeting Minutes.
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