Go Green Recycling is a monthly, appointment-required, bulky-item recycling event hosted by Mālama Maui Nui for residents of West Maui. October’s event will take place on Saturday, October 17th. Visit www.MalamaMauiNui.org/GoGreen for new location details. To request an appointment, fill out an Appointment Request Form at www.MalamaMauiNui.org/GoGreen. Confirmed appointments … [Read more...] about October’s Go Green Recycling: Appointments Required
Go Green Recycling is a monthly, appointment-required, bulky-item recycling event for residents of West Maui. Go Green Recycling will operate at a NEW LOCATION starting on Saturday, August 15th. The new location is in the parking lot mauka/behind the Lahaina District Court at 1870 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy, in Lahaina from 9:00am – 12:00noon. To request an appointment, fill out an … [Read more...] about August’s Go Green Recycling: NEW LOCATION & Appointments Required!
Last week, I found myself sitting on the floor in Down to Earth in Kahului, which was a new experience for me. I was pumping liquid peppermint soap into a previously-used Dr. Bronner’s bottle. It’s with some shame that I’ll admit that this was my first time refilling a bottle from the bulk products. I’ve always recycled–I learned from my mom, who recycles everything from tea … [Read more...] about Green Eating: The Theory and Practice of Reducing our Trash
A drum kit made out of a tire and decorated with beer bottle caps. A camel with golf club feet. A miniature parasol made from Salem cigarette packets. Strings of bottle caps formed to look like lei hulu, the feather lei. The artwork is diverse at the new Art of Trash exhibit in Wailuku. It’s alternately serious and playful, sculptural or painting-like, functional or abstract, … [Read more...] about How the Art of Trash is reinventing rubbish in the heart of Wailuku
To all who drink beer on Maui: When you open the box that beer comes in, please fold and collapse them before placing them in the trash. Our dumps are getting full. Also, cans and bottles go in recycling receptacles–don’t scatter them on the ground! Yes, the seven cent tax you pay for each can or bottle only brings back five cents but to many of us it helps. Drink and be merry, … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Please dispose of your beer boxes properly!