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Lane closures on Hwy 421 will create detours to recycling center, landfill from Jan. 10-14 

Posted January 7, 2022 at 11:22 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – From January 10-14, closures of the northbound and southbound lanes of US Highway 421 will create a detour for residents who normally access New Hanover County Recycling or Household Hazardous … Read More »

Christmas tree recycling for New Hanover County residents begins Dec. 26

Posted December 20, 2021 at 12:31 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 31. “We’re … Read More »

New Hanover County to close offices, attractions & vaccination sites at 4 pm in advance of severe weather, residents should be on alert

Posted March 18, 2021 at 12:08 pm     Category: Environmental ManagementNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Based on the latest forecast from the National Weather Service, New Hanover County is expecting the potential for severe storms this afternoon and evening that … Read More »

Recycle Christmas Trees in New Hanover County Beginning Dec. 26

Posted December 21, 2020 at 1:36 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 31. “We … Read More »

Hurricane Isaias debris collection halfway complete, last day to bring debris to landfill for free is Monday, Sept. 7

Posted September 2, 2020 at 11:23 am     Category: Building SafetyEmergency ManagementEmergency NewsEnvironmental ManagementNews ReleaseTax

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has collected more than 104,000 cubic yards of vegetative debris from Hurricane Isaias since August 10, and is expected to complete debris … Read More »

New Hanover County earns five national achievement awards for innovation

Posted July 16, 2020 at 11:13 am     Category: Environmental ManagementFinanceLibraryNews ReleaseParks and GardensStrategy

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with five Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for the county’s composting program, stormwater management at … Read More »

New Hanover County Offers Christmas Tree Recycling Beginning Dec. 26

Posted December 23, 2019 at 8:58 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 »

New Hanover County earns two statewide awards for innovation

Posted August 27, 2019 at 9:47 am     Category: Environmental ManagementNews ReleaseRecovery & Resilience

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 »

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