NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Saturday, those who live in New Hanover
County had the opportunity to clean up the environment and make their homes
safer at the same time.
Volunteers hosted the annual hazardous
household waste collection day at Wilmington International
Hundreds of folks dropped off their old pesticides,
herbicides, fertilizers, gasoline, and other hazardous materials that people no
Electronic equipment like televisions and old computers
were also accepted.
Organizers say this is a great way to protect the
environment and protect your family and pets from hazardous items around the
The materials dropped off will go to the county
landfill on Highway 421 for disposal.
Beginning May 15, the New Hanover County landfill will
be accepting household hazardous waste six days per week.
This service is free to all residents of new Hanover
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