Kauai News

Staffing Issues Force Temporary Closures of Recycling, Scrap Metal Services

Posted January 21, 2022, 7:41 AM HST

Staffing issues force temporary closures of Kaua‘i Community Recycling Services in Kīlauea and Puhi Metals in Puhi.

KCRS is open in Kapaʻa from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kauaʻi County officials say staffing issues may impact their ability to operate all of their HI5 redemption centers. For more information on HI5 Redemption Centers, visit https://www.kauai.gov/HI5.

County officials say they anticipate a one to two-day closure at Puhi Metals. Residents may bring their scrap metal and appliances to any transfer station on the island. Līhu‘e Refuse transfer station does not accept appliances.

For information transfer station information visit https://www.kauai.gov/TransferStations.