Monthly Archives: September 2019

Recognizing E-Waste Awareness Day

As society moves forward in the age of technology, the improper disposal of electronic waste, or e-waste, has become a growing problem around the world. Comprised of electrical and electronic equipment (i.e. laptops, computers, mobile phones, TVs, etc.), e-waste is composed of hazardous toxins that may be harmful to the environment when mishandled or disposed […]

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2019 Annual Maintenance Baseyard Storm Water Training Champions

Congratulations to the Oahu District Motor Pool for winning the Annual Maintenance Baseyard Storm Water Training Quiz Competition! The training and quiz event took place in July, with heavy competition between the 13 maintenance crews. The Motor Pool had the highest average score on the post-training quiz, with an average of 19.78 out of 20 […]

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Waste-Less and Raise Awareness for Trash-Free Seas this Halloween

Between the shores of Hawaii and the coasts of California lies a pooling of plastic waste spreading over 600,000 square miles across the Pacific Ocean. This is known as the “Pacific Garbage Patch.” This floating pool of waste contains at least 79,000 tons of materials that are toxic to our waters and the marine life […]

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DOT HWYS Oahu’s Q3 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champion

Congratulations to Paradise Crew, Iron Order MC, HDOT Highways, Oahu District’s Third Quarter 2019 Adopt-A-Highway Champions! Their route is along Kunia Road, near the Hawaii Country Club Golf Course The Paradise Crew Hawaii, Iron Order MC is especially honored to be selected as the Q3 Adopt-A-Highway Champion,” said Scott Folsom of Paradise Crew, Iron Order […]

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