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NC waste management director retiring in June

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North Carolina's chief landfill and hazardous waste regulator is retiring this spring. Division of Waste Management Director Dexter Matthews told agency workers Monday of his decision to leave June 1 after 13 years at his current job and 30 years in environmental and public health protection. Matthews says his plan had always been to retire at 30 years. Full story...
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Building constructed using landfill trash

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Reduce, reuse, recycle. Now you can add repurpose to the list. One building at Tidal Creek Co-op is being built with mostly second hand materials, materials that otherwise would have ended up at a landfill. Full story...
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Landfill to do electronic recycling weekly

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Do you have electronics you need to get rid of, but you're not sure where to dispose of them properly? Well, starting today and continuing each Wednesday, New Hanover County residents can drop off electronic waste for free at the landfill off US 421 North. Full story...
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Free waste disposal at Brunswick County landfill

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Brunswick County's fall clean-up week started today. Residents can dispose of all materials, except regular household trash and land clearing debris, at the county landfill in Bolivia... for free. Full story...
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Northwest City Council says NO to landfill

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videoAngry crowds packed the Northwest city council meeting. They held signs and told council members exactly what they thought about a proposed landfill in Brunswick County. Full story...
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Council members to meet about Northwest landfill

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videoAnother proposed landfill is striking a nerve with residents of one Brunswick County neighborhood. And they want to know why town leaders are pushing for it. Full story...
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Proposed landlfill sparks heated debate

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videoA bad case of déjà vu for many Brunswick county residents as they fight to stop another proposed landfill. Full story...
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Bill would tighten rules on new landfills

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videoA bill in the State Senate would tighten rules on new landfills. State senators are scrambling to approve a final version of bill 1492 before a landfill moratorium expires August 1. The moratorium has prevented new landfills from being built in the past year. The bill has been delayed because lawmakers cannot come to an agreement on exactly what to include in it. Full story...
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Disagreement remains on North Carolina landfill bill as moratorium winds down

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Trash industry representatives and environmentalists packed a committee room today as lawmakers considered a revamped bill to set tighter rules and fees for landfills. Full story...
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