Maui Landfill Integrated Waste Conversion Energy Project

On March 24, 2014 three Maui Sierra Club directors met with Anaergia, the company who was awarded the contract for integrated waste conversion (to gas/energy pellets/recyclables/etc) at the Maui landfill.  This is a report on what was Anaergia told us. Maui Sierra Club is still gathering information and running numbers so there my be more information forthcoming after we speak with the existing recyclers and see how this contract will impact them and how their … Read more

Talkin’ Trash Panels

Maui Sierra Club in concert with Sustainable Living Institute and Maui Recycling Group presented two symposia on trash disposal methods for Maui The first panel featured Jeff Stark, Timonie Hood, the Environmental Protection Agency’s Zero Waste & Green Building coordinator for Region 9 (Pacific Southwest), Sustainable Living Institute of Maui (SLIM) Executive Director Dr. Jennifer Chirico and Kyle Ginoza, director of Environmental Management for Maui County and addressed recycling. According to Dr. Chirico “On Maui, … Read more

Talkin’ Trash: Solid Waste Solutions for Maui

DATE: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 TIME: 5:30 to 8:00 pm. LOCATION: New science lecture hall (‘Ike Le’a building) at UHMC SPONSORED BY: Sierra Club Maui Group Sustainable Living Institute of Maui Panelists TBA Moderated by Kainoa Horcajo Light pupu and beverages will be served outside the facility from 5:30 to 6pm. Community Information booths will also be part of the event. FREE. All welcome. What’s up with Maui Trash? Hear experts from Sierra Club, EPA … Read more