Oahu Community Recycling (OCR), has developed one of the most professional, efficient and quality community recycling programs in the Hawaiian Islands. Unique to Oahu Community Recycling, we donate 100% of your recyclables directly to your community and we are also directly involved in educating our youth and public on the positive benefits of recycling. By combining simple, yet innovative services, OCR stands out as Hawaii's leader in community recycling. Come and join us at Oahu Community Recycling to see how convenient recycling can be!
Subscription cost for residential customers is only $24 per month, billed by six or twelve month installments.
Bin 1: Newspaper, office paper, white paper, corrugated cardboard
We also include an explanation of what is and is not recyclable, and instructions on how to dispose of your non-recyclable items (see below). You will need to separate your recyclables into the two bins for pickup every other week. Simply leave them at the curb before 8am on your scheduled recycle pickup day and we'll do the rest!
Flattened boxes must to be corrugated cardboards, which is the thick kind used for storage and packing boxes.
NO larger than 3'x3' cardboards, NO food residue. NO milk or soy milk cartons
PLEASE BAG or TIE CARDBOARDS
Colored paper, white paper and newspaper can be place in plastic bag or box
NO paper towels, NO food residue, NO blueprints.
At this time, only those plastics that have a #1 or a #2 on them, can be recycled in Hawaii. Look for a small recycling symbol with the number inside it, usually on the underside of the container. Plastic containers can be rinsed and crushed.
NO lids/caps, NO any other kind of plastic
Aluminum cans can be crushed, and glass containers must be empty, it helps us if all containers are rinsed.
NO Aluminum foil/pie plates, NO lids/caps, NO steel/Tin cans
Plastic grocery bags can be recycled down at your local Safeway store. They usually have a collection bag at the entrance.
Steel/Tin cans from cat food, tuna, sauces, vegetables etc can be disposed of in your trash.
Kleenex, paper towels, and blueprints are not accepted for OCR residential recycling program.
*********Items with food residue may not be accepted.**************