If you are unable to attend our collection events, the following materials can be disposed of on your own:
Flush down drain: Flush down the drain
with plenty of water; rinse and throw empty container away in trash
Sprays: Place absorbent material in a
plastic bag, spray until can is empty, being careful not to inhale the fumes;
leave can in bag, then tie and throw bag away in trash container.
Trash can: Close container securely to
prevent spillage, then throw away. Wrap light bulbs in newspaper before
Absorb, harden dispose in trash: Pour
liquid into a plastic bag with absorbent material, such as kitty litter,
shredded newspaper, old rags, or sawdust. Once liquid is absorbed, seal the bag,
then throw away in trash can. An oil change box provides the same results. Paint
hardened or absorbed in the can, then thrown away.
Recycle Car Batteries and Computer
Backup Batteries: Retailers of car batteries are required by law to
accept your old battery when you purchase a new replacement. Car batteries
accepted at: Costco, E-H International, Napa Auto Parts and PS&D Tires.
Recycle Household and Rechargeable
Batteries: Take to Kauai Resource Center in Lihue. See program web
Recycle Propane Tanks: at any transfer