recycling CoastLine: Recycling Market Struggles With Contamination, Aspirational Recyclers By Rachel Lewis Hilburn & Rachel Keith • Jun 13, 2018 Listen Listening... / 49:47 Listen to CoastLine here. More than half of all waste that heads to the landfill in New Hanover County is food waste or some other compostable material. Local environmental management officials estimate the real number is between 65 and 70%. Big blue recycling carts start arriving at Wilmington homes today By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Nov 12, 2012 City of Wilmington Listen Listening... / Listen here. Starting today, City of Wilmington residents will see large blue recycling containers showing up at their homes.