|Effective Monday May 3, 2021 the Kauai Resource Center will be reopened to the public. All previous services will be available and a new service for fluorescent light bulb recycling will be added. Located after the battery recycling barrels, please see the signage and drop in appropriate containers. ALL COVID Guidelines are being followed, please wear your mask and sanitize your hands before entering the lobby area.
The Kauai Resource Center is open for redemption of plastic, glass, and aluminum beverage containers marked with the HI5 symbol. The facility also has a buy-back program for non-ferrous scrap metal (aluminum, brass, copper and stainless steel).
Reynold’s Recycling has relocated to the Kauai Resource Center at 3460 Ahukini Road Lihue, HI 96766 (near the airport)
This Reynolds Recycling location is open to the public every day except Sundays and County holidays.
Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lunch break, 12:00 pm – 1:30 p.m.
For more information please call: (808) 245-7233 or visit www.reynoldsrecycling.com
• Please visit the County’s website for other HI5 redemption centers, www.kauai.gov/hi5.
Battery recycling and free composting bins are also available at this facility. Batteries can be deposited in the white battery recycling bucket located near the main entrance.To schedule a pick-up for a compost bin, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the date and time you'd like to pick-up your bin. Bins will be available Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM. This location is closed on County Holidays. If you are unable to email, please call the County Recycling Office at 241-4841.
The Kauai Resource Center is no longer accepting the non-HI5 recyclables listed below.
Residents, please visit www.kauai.gov/kauairecycles for your nearest drop bin location.
Businesses should bring recyclables directly to Garden Isle Disposal (GID) located at 2666 Niumalu Rd. in Lihue. GID is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 3:30 pm, closed for lunch from 11-12, and open on Saturday from 8 am to 11 am. Call 245-2372 for more information.
Due to COVID-19, Garden Isle Disposal has temporarily modified their hours of service for accepting commercial recyclables at their recycling warehouse in Nawiliwili. Their new hours of service are: Monday through Saturday, 7:00am to 2:00pm with a closure for lunch from 11:00am-12:00pm.
ITEMS ACCEPTED from businesses at Garden Isle Disposal: cardboard, mixed paper including newspaper, non-HI5 glass, plastic bottles and jars #1 & #2, and metal cans.