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New Hanover County collaborates with DEQ to sample landfill leachate

Posted January 30, 2019 at 10:14 am     Category: Environmental ManagementHealthNews Release

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 »

Recycle holiday lights in New Hanover County

Posted November 19, 2018 at 1:25 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementLibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Public Library and Environmental Management Department are partnering with Keep New Hanover Beautiful for a second year to recycle holiday lights. Beginning … Read More »

New Hanover County Updates for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Posted November 9, 2018 at 11:30 am     Category: Building SafetyEnvironmental ManagementHurricane RecoveryNews Release

Debris Collection and Fee Update New Hanover County has collected 877,551 cubic yards of vegetative debris and 32,323 cubic yards of construction debris in the unincorporated areas of the county … Read More »

Food Waste now accepted at New Hanover County’s HazWagon

Posted August 2, 2018 at 11:03 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

New Hanover County, NC – Beginning Monday, August 6, New Hanover County residents can bring unpackaged food waste in reusable containers to the county’s HazWagon. The food waste will be … Read More »

Food Waste Composting Program opens to public

Posted July 2, 2018 at 12:33 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Food Waste Composting Program is now fully operational and open to the public, after over a year of pilot testing the composting … Read More »

Christmas Tree Recycling in New Hanover County

Posted December 21, 2017 at 9:23 am     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. … Read More »

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