What do we do with all of those old telephone books? The Berry Company has the answer. The publisher of the Hawaiian Telcom Directory is partnering with schools in Hawaii to launch the #SmallBizBigOutcome phone book recycling drive and environmental awareness campaign. The Berry Company is launching the environmental awareness campaign on the islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Telecom Directory publisher launches recycling drive
The expression says everything. Keep in mind this isn't a paparazzi shot, or one of MauiTime's snarky shots–this is an official County of Maui photo of Stewart Stant, taken on Dec. 16, 2015, at his swearing-in as the county's new director of the Department of Environmental Management. Then again, if I was going to start running a department that had devastated its own recycling … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Stewart Stant takes over County of Maui’s war on recycling
Looks like the County of Maui has been quietly “surveying” about Maui residents on whether they’d like to see the 3-Can curbside recycling project expanded island-wide. I put “surveying” in quotes because the actual survey (a copy of which I obtained from a resident) more closely resembles crude propaganda than any sincere effort to poll residents’ views on recycling. County … [Read more...] about UPDATED: County of Maui ‘surveying’ residents on 3-Can curbside recycling
Eh, dumpers: Look, I appreciate that you want to get rid of your giant electricity-sucking television set in a way that’s more responsible than simply dumping it in the landfill. But can’t you read the signs posted at the e-cycling lot? It says not to dump your junk on the sidewalk. Yeah, it’s too bad they’re only open a couple days a week, but that’s no reason to simply leave … [Read more...] about Eh TV Set Dumpers!
Every Tuesday, Flatbread Pizza Company hosts a Benefit Night to help out a local community group. This week will feature Malama Maui Nui, an organization dedicated to the beautification of Maui County that's also passionate about recycling and litter prevention. Guests can use this opportunity to relax and chow down on some delicious pizza, all while helping to support Malama … [Read more...] about This Tuesday, June 17: Benefit Night at Flatbread in Paia