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New Hanover County brings HazWagon to Ogden, Wrightsville and Carolina Beaches

Posted January 12, 2017 at 9:34 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County is encouraging residents to safely dispose of toxic materials with its new mobile collection unit, the HazWagon. Beginning Monday, January 16, the … Read More »

New Hanover County Debris Removal Complete, Burn Ban Lifted

Posted November 30, 2016 at 9:14 am     Category: Environmental ManagementFire ServicesNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s debris removal was completed on Saturday, November 26 after collecting 88,180 cubic yards of vegetative debris. During debris collection, New Hanover County … Read More »

New Hanover County: Important Hurricane Matthew Updates

Posted October 11, 2016 at 11:57 am     Category: Emergency Management and 911Environmental ManagementFire ServicesNews Release

Burn Ban Remains in Effect Storm debris should not be burned due to the increased risk for personal injury and property damage. An outdoor burning ban is currently in place … Read More »

Ten County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Ten innovative programs in New Hanover County were recognized this week by the National Association of Counties (NACo) through the Achievement Awards Program. The awards … Read More »

New Hanover County Adds Recycling Drop-Off Location

Posted July 15, 2016 at 1:21 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Department of Environmental Management is pleased to announce the opening of its newest recycling drop-off site in Castle Hayne. The new site, … Read More »

Storm Debris Collection Announced

Posted May 6, 2016 at 3:34 pm     Category: Communications & OutreachEnvironmental ManagementNews Release

New Hanover County, N.C. – Starting on Monday, May 9, New Hanover County will collect vegetative yard debris for residents in the Middle Sound Loop area who were impacted by … Read More »

Annual Christmas Tree Collection Program for New Hanover County Residents

Posted December 15, 2015 at 9:00 am     Category: Communications & OutreachEnvironmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Beginning on December 26, 2015 through February 2, 2016, New Hanover County residents can drop off  Christmas trees at no cost. Please remember to remove all … Read More »

NHC Landfill expansion hits milestone

Posted July 22, 2015 at 3:06 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

(New Hanover County)– New Hanover County’s plan to expand and extend the life of its landfill has reached a milestone.  The Department of Environmental Management has received notification that the … Read More »

New Hanover County and City of Wilmington Finalize Agreement to Keep more Recyclables out of County Landfill

Posted June 30, 2015 at 3:55 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County and city of Wilmington have finalized an agreement that will help keep more recyclables out of the county landfill. The agreement with Sonoco … Read More »

Community Health & Safety Expo coming to the Schwartz Center June 27

Posted June 22, 2015 at 2:37 pm     Category: Emergency Management and 911Environmental ManagementFinanceFire ServicesHealthNews ReleaseSheriff

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s largest community health and safety event of the year will be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2015 … Read More »

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