Hilo landfill to stop accepting construction waste


HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald file photo Vendors watch as a commercial load of garbage is sorted in the East Hawaii Regional Sort Station during a tour of the facility and the Hilo landfill in 2014.

Effective Aug. 1, the county will no longer accept construction and demolition debris or grading and grubbing materials at the South Hilo Sanitary Landfill, the Department of Environmental Management announced Wednesday.