Protect Our Water Conference Field BMP Demo Day

On Thursday, November 14, 2019, over thirty people participated in a Field BMP Demonstration Day held at the Hawaiian Earth Recycling facility located in Kapolei, Hawaii on the Island of Oahu. The Field BMP demonstration day included seven stations with temporary sediment and erosion control BMPs for participants to learn about the selection and proper installation of BMPs.

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31 Day Eco-Friendly Challenge

In April, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. We are challenging you to be trash free and treat every day as Earth Day! An easy way to get started is by participating in your 31 Day Challenge.

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Say No to Plastic in 2020

The new year and a new decade have brought with it some exciting changes. A new ban on plastics on Oahu is now in effect, prohibiting Oahu retailers from distributing plastic bags to shoppers immediately.

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DOT HWYS Oahu’s Q4 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champion

Congratulations to DTRIC Insurance, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s Fourth Quarter 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Ala Moana Boulevard from Piikoi Street to Kalakaua Avenue.

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DIY Holiday Decor

Do you love decorating for the holidays? Get creative this year by making your own decorations! From snow globes to ornaments, we have some quick and easy DIY projects for you and the family to enjoy. Not only will you be helping the environment, but also creating new memories together.

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Once the holidays are over, we should continue to keep our environment beautiful. Instead of throwing your tree away this year, opt for recycling. When you recycle your tree, it can be repurposed into mulch or wood chips instead of ending up in the landfill.

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Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Holiday Tips

For many communities across the nation, the Thanksgiving holiday represents food, celebration, and togetherness. Thanksgiving also typically implies excess. Whether this excess comes in the form of food, waste, or energy, it can have major negative impacts on the environment and your wallet. With the following Thanksgiving tips, you and your community can work towards an eco-friendly holiday,…

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Zero Waste Cooking – Proper Food Disposal

Thanksgiving is a “foodies” favorite holiday. It’s also one of the most wasteful holidays of the year. We as a society are trained to believe that excessive amounts of food are what make this day so special, when in fact we are being incredibly wasteful. Follow these tips for some new ways to watch your food waste this holiday.

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100 BY 2045

Sustainability initiatives have taken over the globe. With recent climate emergency notices and advocates, our society has started to brand awareness for an eco-friendly change in everyday action. The state of Hawaii is considered one of the world’s leaders for improving sustainability, and the state has recently passed an initiative to become 100 percent clean by 2045.

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