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Recycle Christmas Trees on Oahu

by John Riggins

Recycle Christmas Trees on Oahu

Anyone on Oahu who took part in having a Christmas tree adorn their home has an opportunity to reduce the load at the landfill and take part in recycling his Christmas tree.  Christmas has come and gone and while some people have already taken the decorations off of their trees and removed them from their homes, others will do so after the New Year.

Regardless of when you take your tree out of yourOahu home making the effort to recycle it will not only lessen the impact on Oahu’s landfills but will also enrich the environment across the Hawaiian island.  The trees will be ground into chips and mulch to be in landscaping all over Oahu.

Curbside recycling of your tree, as well as recycling of other yard wast, takes place all year round on Oahu.  In addition there are seven convenient drop-off locations where trees can be dropped off for free, seven days a week from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Drop-off locations are:

  • Ewa, Geiger Road, near gate to Barbers Point NAS, (808) 226-2996
  • Laie, behind the City’s Laie Corporation Yard, (808) 293-8714
  • Wahiawa, intersection of Kamananui Road and Wilikina Drive, (808) 621-3648
  • Waianae, off Plantation Road, next to the Waianae Landfill, (808) 696-4203
  • Waimanalo, Hihimanu Street near the sewage treatment plant, (808) 259-7182
  • Waipahu, Waiphau Depot Road, near the Police Academy, (808) 676-8878
  • Kawailoa, Kawailoa Road, (808) 637-5511

Two additional drop-off locations are:

  • Hawaiian Earth Products Leeward (Campbell Industrial Park), M – F, 7:00am to 3:30pm, Sat, 7:30am to 3:00pm, (808) 682-5895
  • Hawaiian Earth Products Windward (Kailua), 7 days a week, 7:00am to 4:30pm, (808) 261-5877

Start the New Year off on a green foot and recycle your tree!

For more information about Kapolei Real Estate please contact John Riggins, Certified Distressed Property Expert. Click here for access to the Oahu MLS and all available listings in the Kapolei area.

Oahu Foreclosures Decrease, More to Come

by John Riggins

Oahu Foreclosures Decrease, More to Come

Oahu foreclosures decreased in November but more are expected to come.  The dip seen in foreclosures in November is attributed to the closer scrutinizing that has been demanded of the banks, but as closer examination failed to halt the foreclosure process many were released and hit the market earlier this month.

The number of Kapolei foreclosures stem from the origins of purchase, when many people purchased homes that were on the edge of their budgets.  A decline in tourism that has been felt from a national economic crisis has affected nearly everyone’s budget and Kapolei is no exception.

Foreclosures on Oahu are expected to continue to come in part because lending practices have become stricter and people are having a much harder time refinancing.  As employment figures improve and the economy picks up, real estate will continue on its shaky road to recovery.

Please contact me today to learn more about Oahu foreclosures.  I can help you avoid foreclosure.  As a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) I have the knowledge and experience you need to help face these tough times.

For more information about Kapolei Real Estate please contact John Riggins, Certified Distressed Property Expert. Click here for access to the Oahu MLS and all available listings in the Kapolei area.

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Honolulu HI 96813
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