Announcements

New eWaste Collection Location at Puhi Metals Recycling - Friday, April 22, 2016

Starting June 1, eWaste will be accepted for recycling 6 days a week, Mon-Sat from 8-4.  See information below.

 

Computer Towers, Monitors, and other Electronics Recycling

The final eWaste event at the Kauai Resource Center will be on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14.   Starting on Wednesday, June 1 eWaste will be accepted for recycling at the Puhi Metals Recycling Center located at 3951 Puhi Rd. eWaste will be accepted Monday through Saturday from 8am - 4 pm.  The program is free for residents and businesses, and there are no restrictions on quantity.  Call Puhi Metals at 245-6919 or the County Recycling Office at 241-4841 for more information. 

Press Release for new eWaste Recycling Location (PDF)




 


Acceptable eWaste Items

Computer Systems & Accessories

All-in-Ones
CPUs
CPR Monitors
Hard Drives
Hubs
Keyboard(s) & Mouse(s)
Laptops
LCD Displays
Optical Drives
Servers
Switches
UPS Systems
Wires & Cables
Modems

Audio & Video Equipment

Camcorders
Cameras
DVD Players
Games Systems
LCD Projectors & Screens
Overhead Projectors
Radios
Stereos & Stereo Components
Televisions
VCRs

Office Equipment

Adding Machines
Fax Machines
Laminating Machines
Photo Copiers
Printers
Scanners
Surge Protectors
Telephones
Typewriters

Handheld Devices

Cell Phones
Cordless Phones
Hands-free Headsets
Pagers
PDAs
Two Way Radios

Materials Not Accepted

Non-computer Batteries
Cardboard
Contaminated Equipment
Cracked or Broken CRT Screens
Hairdryers
Household Hazardous Waste
Household Appliances
Microwaves
Paper
Smoke Detectors
Styrofoam

Mac Made EASY in Lihue accepts Macintosh computers for recycling! They're located at 4480 Ahukini Rd. Suite 101, Lihue, HI 96766. Call 245-6227.

ADDITIONAL CELL PHONE RECYCLING OPTIONS:

  • AT&T Wireless 3-3277 Kuhio Hwy, Līhu'e
  • Kaua'i United Way 4374 Kukui Grove St. #201, Līhu'e
  • Verizon Wireless Kukui Grove Shopping Center, Līhu'e

Verizon Wireless has a Recycle, Repurpose and/or Reward program.

Go to vzw.com/tradein and click on "Find out Your Trade-In Value" note that you can recycle devices from Verizon Wireless, or other wireless carriers. You have two recycling options, trade in your device and receive a Verizon Wireless Electronic Gift Card via e-mail if you obtain a new Verizon device. Donate device to Hopeline. Hopeline is a program that provides support to victims and survivors of domestic violence.

Learn more at How to Trade in Your Device (VerizonWireless.com)