Joe Suleyman http://whqr.org en Whether Hauled Away or Kept in NHC, Efforts Ensue to Ensure Solid Waste Stream Diverts from Landfill http://whqr.org/post/whether-hauled-away-or-kept-nhc-efforts-ensue-ensure-solid-waste-stream-diverts-landfill <p>The question of what to do with New Hanover County’s solid waste is still open. After hearing long-awaited presentations Monday from two private companies vying to haul local waste to neighboring counties, the commissioners were left dissatisfied with projected costs. While the outside companies have been invited to justify their numbers during next month’s commission board meeting, the county could simply continue to handle waste management operations on its own. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:47:58 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 53767 at http://whqr.org Whether Hauled Away or Kept in NHC, Efforts Ensue to Ensure Solid Waste Stream Diverts from Landfill Waste Part 2: Managing the New Commodity http://whqr.org/post/waste-part-2-managing-new-commodity <p></p><p><span style="font-size:14pt;line-height:150%;font-family:Verdana">New Hanover County is on the verge of out-sourcing its trash operations.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:45:43 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 49011 at http://whqr.org Waste Part 2: Managing the New Commodity Waste Part I: Managing the New Commodity http://whqr.org/post/waste-part-i-managing-new-commodity <p></p><p>Legions of local residents could intelligently articulate the importance of recycling.&nbsp; Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:27:43 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 47303 at http://whqr.org Waste Part I: Managing the New Commodity Weigh in on Recycling and Solid Waste Management in New Hanover County http://whqr.org/post/weigh-recycling-and-solid-waste-management-new-hanover-county <p>New Hanover County is seeking public feedback on new strategies that will affect recycling operations, landfill space and other aspects of countywide waste management. At an open meeting Tuesday night, half a dozen locals expressed mounting concern over the lifespan of the county landfill.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 20:04:36 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 40694 at http://whqr.org Weigh in on Recycling and Solid Waste Management in New Hanover County NHC to open Hazardous Household Waste Facility http://whqr.org/post/nhc-open-hazardous-household-waste-facility <p></p><p>90 percent of New Hanover County residents don’t recycle or properly dispose of household waste.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 21:08:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 36346 at http://whqr.org NHC to open Hazardous Household Waste Facility