• Business Loans Available: Ask the Loan Fund Managers at MEO Business Development Corp. to see how they can help you finance the start-up or expansion of your business. MEO BDC also offers business planning classes. Call 249-2990 today!
• HABITAT RESTORE Great deals! Discounted prices on fantastic reusable building materials, appliances and more! M-S 9-4, Habitat for Humanity, 986-8050.
• HOME COMPOSTING classes sponsored by County of Maui and Sharing Aloha, taught by Wilma of Joy of Worms, held monthly. Registration required. 573-3911. www.joyofworms.com.
• NEW! BATTERY RECYCLING! Recycle nicad & alkaline household batteries on Maui, Molokai & Lanai at 15 locations. Call Community Work Day 877-2524, or go to www.mauicounty.gov/recycle.
• PLASTIC CARRY OUT BAGS Will be Officially Retired@ from the County of Maui on 1/11/11 Start using reusable bags NOW! www.mauicounty.gov/recycle
PROPANE TANKS 20 lb. and under can be recycled for FREE at Airgas/Gaspro in Kahului, 877-0056. Sponsored by County of Maui, SOS Metals Island Recycling & Airgas/Gaspro.
• RECYCLE PHONE BOOKS! For drop off locations call 874-9095 or go to www.mauicounty.gov/recycle sponsored by EZtoUse-IslandPages (the little blue book).
• RECYCLING DONATE good, clean, reusable items through the ALOHA SHARES NETWORK to local non-profits. Tax receipts provided by non-profits. No clothing/ shoes. A Maui Recycling Group Project 268-4380. www.alohashares.org.
• REDUCE YOUR FOOTPRINT! Recycle Athletic Shoes at most local fitness centers (used for playground surfaces.). Sponsored by County of Maui, and participating centers. Call the Sneaker Hotline, 573-3040 for nearest location.
• TOUR DA TRASH What happens to garbage and recyclables? Take the Tour da Trash every 3rd Wed. through June. Tours fill up fast, just like the landfill. Reservations required. 270-7941.