Wilmington trash pick-up changes start next week
The City of Wilmington is making some changes to its trash pick-up next week. The changes specifically deal with yard trash and electronics. Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:46pm volunteers pass out trash bags to visitors partying at Masonboro Island.
Group seeks volunteers for Masonboro Island 4th of July cleanup
For the sixth year in a row, a group of people will head to a popular party spot on 4th of July not celebrate, but to help clean up the mess of other revelers. Thu, 06/18/2015 - 3:07pm
Brunswick Co. landfill free to use through Saturday
Time to clear out the clutter and for free in Brunswick County. If you live in Brunswick County you can utilize the landfill this week at no charge. Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:34am
City blames ice storms, broken down trucks for debris pick-up delays
In some cases yard waste has been sitting out on Wilmington lawns for weeks. The city says the amount of yard debris has increased more than 60 percent this spring, but most of the trucks to pick it up have broken down. Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:04pm
Trash talk continues as county looks for landfill solution
Since at least the 1980s New Hanover County Commissioners have debated what to do with the county's trash. After a work session on the issue today, the debate continues. Mon, 04/21/2014 - 9:39pm
Wilmington releases revised trash collection schedule
The City of Wilmington will not provide trash pickup service on Thursday, January 30, due to unsafe road conditions and safety concerns for employees. Thu, 01/30/2014 - 9:29am
ONLY ON 3: Boy, garbage men build special bond
This time of year is about giving thanks and showing appreciation for the little things in life. For one Wilmington boy, his universe revolves around trash day, which means the world to one special person. Fri, 11/22/2013 - 4:59am
New Hanover to open up trash hauling for bids
More companies will be given a chance to bid on a contract for hauling trash out of New Hanover County under a plan adopted by the board of commissioners Monday. Mon, 10/21/2013 - 8:16pm
Volunteers needed for the 2013 Big Sweep
Leaders in New Hanover County need your help to clean up nearly 40 miles of waterway for this year's Big Sweep. Tue, 09/03/2013 - 9:30pm
County continues conversation on Covanta incinerator plan
New Hanover County Commissioners talked trash again today. They discussed a contract with Covanta Energy to refurbish the county's trash incinerator. At a cost to the county of about $32 million, Covanta is proposing a 20-year commitment to re-furbish and run what was formerly known as WASTEC. Thu, 09/13/2012 - 9:30pm