Clean corrugated cardboard is accepted for recycling free of charge at the
Kauai Resource Center located on Ahukini Road in Lihue. For more information,
call 245-4600. Large loads of cardboard can be taken to Garden Isle Disposal
(GID) located on Niumalu Road in Lihue. For more information on GID’s recycling
operation, call 245-2372. Please note that commercial cardboard may only be
delivered to the facilities mentioned here, and the Kauai Recycles Drop Bins are
not for commercial use.
Corrugated cardboard that is soiled, wet, or otherwise contaminated cannot be
recycled. Businesses and haulers are required to collect and store cardboard
separately from waste, and keep it clean and dry in order to prevent
contamination on an ongoing basis. If corrugated cardboard does become
contaminated after preventative measures are put in place, it must be separated
from the rest of the load and disposed. Call the County at 241-4837 for further
information and approval to dispose of contaminated corrugated cardboard.
Ferrous metal is accepted for recycling at Puhi Metals Recycling on Puhi Road
in Puhi. Fees apply. Call 245-6919 for more information. Non-ferrous is accepted
for recycling at Reynold’s Recycling on Wilcox Street in Lihue. Non-ferrous
metal usually holds a redemption value, call Reynold’s at 245-7233 for
Clean loads of green waste may be deposited at Kauai Nursery in Puhi. Tipping
fees of $10 per cubic yard will apply. Call 245-7747 for further information.
Green waste may also be deposited at Heart and Soul Organics in Moloa’a. Tipping
fees of $10 per cubic yard will apply. Call 823-1007 for further