Maui Utilities, Drivers License, Locksmiths, Recycling, etc

Maui Electric Company (MECO) – 808-871-8461

Hawaiian Telcom (telephone & Internet service – formerly Verizon Hawaii) – 808-643-3456

Department of Water Supply – 808-270-7730

Cable TV – Oceanic Time Warner 808-871-7303

The Gas Company – 808-877-6557

HI Dept. of Motor Vehicles (808) 270-7363

Drivers’ License, Vehicle Registration, etc.

Locksmith – Valley Isle Lock and Key ………875-1290

Locksmith – D&D …….cell 385-5843, tel 879-4407

Trash / Garbage pickup (County of Maui) — (808) 270-7452

Refuse collection section / Department of Finance, (808) 270-7452. Please note that sometimes to establish service you have to apply in person to the Maui Department of Public Works Refuse Collection located at 200 South High Street, County Building, 2nd Floor in Wailuku. Other times you can do it on the phone…………………. WAILEA:: trash pickup is coordinated and paid by your Homeowners Association (HOA).

Maui Recycling Service 244-0443 (curbside recycling)
Maui Recycling Service, Wailuku, tel (808) 244-0443, Fax (808) 244-0614, email, web site

Maui Recycling Group – tel. 878-6666
Maui Recycling Group

Reynolds Recycling, Amala Pl. across VIP Food Service Cash-and-Carry in Kahului
Reynolds Recycling, 140 Hobron Rd, but enter on Amala Place across from VIP Food Service Cash-and-Carry in Kahului; hours Mon-Sat 9am-12 noon and 1:30 pm – 5pm (hours as of 4/08)

Aloha Recycling 871-8544
75 Amala Place, Kahului. Aloha Recycling pays cash for all HI5 containers – aluminum, glass, plastic, bimetal

Aloha Shares – recyling program
Aloha Shares Network is a Statewide program managed by Maui Recycling Group, Inc, in partnership with Base Yard Hawaii, State of Hawaii DBEDT, and Rural Community Assistance Corp. Funding is provided, in part, by the County of Maui Dept. of Public Works and Waste Management, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9.

Biofuel project on Maui
News recently of a proposed $61 million biodiesel refinery on Maui rippled across the islands (The Maui News, Feb. 18). BlueEarth Biofuels is seeking $59 million from the Hawaii state Legislature by way of special purpose revenue bonds to build the project.

Prepaid Mailer to recycle HP printer cartridges!
Print out this handy mailer to send back your empty HP Hewlett Packard printer cartridges to the manufacturer.

Reycle your TVs, computers, electronics, televisions on Maui
The county funds the e-cycling program that now runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays at Habitat for Humanity’s Re-Store Warehouse at the corner of Lower Main Street and Mamo Place in Wailuku. The building also will be the future home of Habitat’s offices and program. 2/2/09

Free pickup — old appliances, call (808) 270-7452
Dept. of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, Wailuku Refuse Section. “Wailuku Refuse Baseyard”. They pick up for Kihei, south Maui, west Maui. Typically 2-4 week wait time, they will call you before they come out.

Don’t Toss CFL bulbs — compact fluorescent lightbulbs
Don’t Toss CFL Bulbs — If you’ve made the switch from incandescent light bulbs to the more energy-efficient compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs), remember not to trash them when they burn out. Instead, recycle. Each CFL contains about five milligrams (about the size of the top on a ballpoint pen) of mercury, a neurotoxin that poses health and environmental concerns. While no mercury is released when bulbs are intact, mercury can leak out of incinerated or broken bulbs, contaminating water sources, air and soil. In some states, such as Maine and California, putting CFLs in the trash is illegal. Instead, bring your spent, unbroken CFLs to most Home Depot and Ikea retail stores to be recycled for free, even those you didn’t buy from them. Ace Hardware also collects CFLs at select locations. Your state’s household hazardous waste collection program also may recycle lightbulbs. For locations, visit the Environmental Protection Agency’s lightbulb recycling site at The service is usually free, though some may charge a small fee. You also can mail them back but it isn’t cheap. Lighting company Osram Sylvania sells prepaid, prelabeled recycling kits that hold up to 12 small (or 6 to 8 medium) CFLs for $15. Consumers can give the package to any letter carrier or U.S. Postal Service facility for return delivery. 8/08

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