solid waste management

Local
7:45 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Waste Part 2: Managing the New Commodity

Dumping recyclables at the defunct Wastec facility
WHQR

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

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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
4:56 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

NHCo. Commissioners vote to expand landfill, develop long-term waste management plan

A truck pulls into the now-defunct Wastec plant.
Wastec

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

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