Hawaii Materials Recycling LLC operates under the State of Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) Office of Solid Waste Management. HMR will only accept concrete and asphalt that is uncontaminated, Generators of material for recycling must provide documentation that the material meets the conditions of the permit. Documentation includes the Incoming Material Profile Form from HMR.
Materials that are contaminated by hazardous substances. Hazardous substances include (but are not limited to) lead, asbestos, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), infectious waste, and radioactive materials.
This applies to any material that fails the TCLP test for any hazardous characteristic (ignitaility, corrosively, reactivity, or toxicity).
Materials coated by paint that contains lead equal to or in excess of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) limit (1 milligram per square centimeter or 0.5 percent by weight).
This does not include rebar or other metal contained within concrete.