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 State of Hawaii Department of Transportation partnered with local distributors and vendors of sediment and erosion control products to host the field demonstration. […]

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31 Day Eco-Friendly Challenge

In April, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but we want every day to be Earth Day and we are challenging you to be trash free! An easy way to get started is by participating in our 31-Day Challenge. Not only is it important to set a New Year’s resolution, but also […]

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Say No to Plastic in 2020

The new year and a new decade have brought with it exciting changes. A new ban on plastics on Oahu is now in effect, prohibiting Oahu retailers from distributing plastic bags to shoppers immediately. By 2021, basically all plastic utensils will be banned, as well as plastic containers from restaurants by 2022. When plastics end […]

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

Congratulations to DTRIC Insurance, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s Third Quarter 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Ala Moana Boulevard from Piikoi Street to Kalakaua Avenue. “DTRIC Insurance is honored to be selected as this quarter’s Adopt-A-Highway Champion,” said Wenli Lin Chief Marketing Officer of DTRIC Insurance. “At DTRIC, we value giving back to the […]

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5 Easy Tips to a More Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

The holidays have arrived and while it’s a joyful time of year, it’s also a time where extra tons of waste are produced. It’s important that no matter how busy we get, we always remember to do what’s best for the environment. Below are five simple and helpful tips for creating a more eco-friendly holiday […]

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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. Here are a few options for recycling below. Cut your […]

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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. On average, Americans waste about 165 billion dollars in uneaten food per […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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