Recycling

Local
7:40 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Holiday trash can be recyclable

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Even though City of Wilmington offices are closed until December 27th, trash service will run on a regular schedule.   Here are a few useful reminders for that post-holiday trash.

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Local
5:27 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Waste Part I: Managing the New Commodity

Compressed aluminum cans for recycling

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Legions of local residents could intelligently articulate the importance of recycling. 

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Local
5:43 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Verizon hosts e-cycle rally on Thursday to boost NHC recycling

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Even though tossing electronic waste into landfills is illegal in North Carolina, only about ten percent of residents in New Hanover County make the effort to recycle.  County officials say the level of apathy among residents is a head-scratcher. 

But Verizon is expecting broad community participation at the e-waste drive, which takes place on Thursday, May 9th at the Verizon Call Center in Wilmington.

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Local
3:22 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

NHCo. to Collect E-Waste

John Seb Barber

Break out those old cans and bottles of household cleaners: pollen is back and it’s time for spring cleaning. Once New Hanover County residents are finished with those cleaning products, they can recycle them and other household wastes, like batteries.

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Local
4:02 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Spring Cleaning Includes Recycling this Month

Spring cleaning is upon us, but that doesn’t just mean emptying out our closets.

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