Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan Update:
Public Comment Period Open December 6, 2019 to February 4, 2020
Every 10 years, the County of Hawaiʻi Solid Waste Division (“Division”) is required to update its Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan (ISWMP or the Plan), per Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes Section 342G.
The public comment period is now open for sixty (60) days, from December 6, 2019, through February 4, 2020.
The draft Plan is available to the public in pdf format on the Division’s website on
December 6, 2019 (www.HawaiiZeroWaste.org/info/regulations-publications/solid-waste/).
Written testimony will be accepted throughout the public comment period. Oral testimony will be taken at the Public Hearings which will be held on January 21 and 23, 2020. Details for the public hearings will be announced at a later date.
Testimony should include your name and contact information and can be submitted:
1) By email to: ISWMP@hawaiicounty.gov
2) By U.S. Mail to:
Department of Environmental Management
345 Kekūanāo’a St., Suite 41
Hilo, HI 96720
For further information, please visit our website at www.hawaiizerowaste.org or call the Solid Waste Division office at 961-8270.