About

Zero Waste Maui is a community-based coalition of nonprofit organizations, businesses, and community members dedicated to rethinking our island's relationship with "waste."

OUR VISION

We envision Maui Nui as a global beacon of thriving self-reliance, where “waste” is respected as a resource with purpose, value, place, and connection. 

OUR MISSION

Re-activating a zero waste culture throughout Maui Nui.

OUR VALUES

KĀKOU

We, all of us, including the seen and unseen, the present, past, and future, all beings and elements that surround us - this is the community of Maui Nui.

KULEANA

Our right, privilege, responsibility and accountability.

ʻIKE

Fact-based understanding and knowledge.

HOʻIHI

​Respect, exemplified in  our interactions with one another and with ourselves.

HAʻAHAʻA

The quality of being humble, to be absent of pride, to possess humility - we all stand on the same ground.

APO (MAU A MAU)

A circle, where living zero waste is within reach, embraced, completely possible and regenerative.

Who We Are

Zero Waste Maui is a community-based coalition of nonprofits, businesses, and individuals. As a coalition, we work to support waste reduction efforts across the island - from beach cleanups to advocating for local waste policies.

What We Do

Zero Waste Maui proactively promotes waste reduction and plastic pollution efforts through:

  • Education & outreach

  • Legislation & policy

  • Zero waste living workshops

  • Events & art installations

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