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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 »

Holiday Lights Recycling Program

Posted November 15, 2017 at 4:42 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 on a new initiative to recycle holiday lights. Beginning … Read More »

Six County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with six Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards program recognizes innovative county government programs … Read More »

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 »

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