solid waste management

How often have you wondered whether to toss a soda bottle into the recycling bin with or without the cap?  Do you rinse out food containers before you recycle them?  And what do you do with all those plastic grocery bags?


New Hanover County is on the verge of out-sourcing its trash operations.  

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


On Tuesday, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners moved forward with plans to tackle the county’s ongoing trash issues.