The Puhi Metals Recycling Facility is operated by Resource Recovery Solutions. The mission of the Puhi Metals Recycling Facility is to accept and recycle abandoned, untaxed, derelict and junked motor vehicles, white goods, scrap metal, and other smaller motorized goods such as scooters, lawnmowers, and motorcycles from the County, the general public and commercial entities.
Services provided by the Puhi Metals Recycling Facility are FREE to residential users.
Commercial recycling is also free, except for a $20 per unit charge for refrigerant containing appliances.
Puhi Metals Facility is operated by: Resource Recovery Solutions
Located at 3951 Puhi Road in Lihue
Open Monday - Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Goods Accepted at Puhi Metals Recycling Facility:
- Abandoned, untaxed, derelict and junked motor vehicles (with Junking Affidavit from Department of Motor Vehicles)
- White goods (Appliances)
- Scrap metal
- Lead-acid Auto/Vehicle batteries
- De-pressurized propane tanks*
- Other smaller motorized goods (scooters, lawnmowers, and motorcycles)
*Valves must be removed.
White goods must be segregated into two categories: Type 1 - containing no refrigerant (i.e. water heaters, clothes washers and dryers, stoves and ranges), and
Type 2 - containing refrigerant/freon (i.e. refrigerators, freezers or air conditioners).