Trees accepted for recycling

LIHUE – Christmas trees are being accepted for recycling daily, except on holidays, at the green waste drop-off areas of the Hanapepe, Kapaa and Lihue refuse transfer stations from 9:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and the Kekaha Landfill from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Hanalei transfer station is also accepting Christmas trees for recycling during its green waste hours, which were changed in October — 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

A drop-off point for the trees is also located on the west side of the main entrance to Kauai Nursery and Landscaping on Kaumualii Highway in Puhi seven days a week.

The trees must be bare and free of flocking, tinsel and ornaments when they are brought to the recycling locations.

Info: 241-4841 or


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