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New Hanover County earns two statewide awards for innovation

Posted August 27, 2019 at 9:47 am     Category: Environmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County recently received two Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Excellence in Innovation Awards given by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners … Read More »

New Hanover County Wins Seven National Achievement Awards

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with seven Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The seven awarded programs focus on treatment for opioid abuse, … Read More »

New Hanover County HazWagon expands to Kure Beach

Posted April 10, 2019 at 12:07 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County will expand its “HazWagon” route to provide monthly service in Kure Beach beginning in May. The HazWagon gives county residents a convenient … Read More »

New Hanover County’s Composting Program Wins Carolina Recycling Association Award

Posted April 8, 2019 at 9:18 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The Carolina Recycling Association honored New Hanover County’s Environmental Management Department with a 2019 Annual Recycling Award for the food waste composting program, at its … Read More »

Results are in: New Hanover County effectively filtering landfill leachate

Posted March 18, 2019 at 7:30 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – In February of this year, New Hanover County proactively volunteered to be the first landfill to participate in North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s (NCDEQ) … Read More »

New Hanover County collaborates with DEQ to sample landfill leachate

Posted January 30, 2019 at 10:14 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has proactively volunteered to be the first landfill to participate in North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s (NCDEQ) new landfill leachate sampling protocol. Landfill leachate … Read More »

New Hanover County expands landfill with new cell

Posted January 22, 2019 at 11:23 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has expanded the landfill with a new 10-acre cell, which is the largest ever constructed at the site. The cell expansion, which … Read More »

Recycle your Christmas tree in New Hanover County

Posted December 21, 2018 at 1:08 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – As a free service to New Hanover County residents, the county’s Environmental Management Department is offering Christmas tree recycling beginning December 26 through January 15. “We … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted December 19, 2018 at 4:33 pm     Category: Building SafetyEnvironmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

FEMA Registration Deadline Today– Disaster Recovery Center to Stay Open Through January In order to be potentially eligible for individual assistance, residents must register with FEMA and the Small Business … Read More »

County Residents Encouraged to Have All Hurricane Debris Curbside by December 10

Posted December 6, 2018 at 4:26 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews ReleaseOther

New Hanover County, NC – Crews are beginning the final phase of removal of vegetative and demolition debris related to Hurricane Florence cleanup and residents in the unincorporated areas of … Read More »

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