Hawaii settles with Reynolds Recycling
The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Solid and
Hazardous Waste Branch has signed a Settlement Agreement
with Reynolds Recycling, Inc. for violations of Hawaii’s
Deposit Beverage Container (DBC) law.
DOH assessed a total penalty of $42,279, of which $20,039
has been paid. Reynolds must complete three Supplemental
Environmental Projects (SEPS), which include completion
of a training video for use by certified redemption companies,
conducting a Mystery Recycler Program, and implementing
an Abandoned Cart Removal Program. Reynolds will be credited
for a total of $22,400 for the successful completion
of these SEPS.
Reynolds has admitted responsibility for all violations
stated in the enforcement case. Non-compliance will subject
Reynolds Recycling to stipulated penalties of $1,000