New Hanover County Environmental Management is committed to making recycling easy and accessible for all residents.


The primary recycling facility located at 3002 U.S. Highway 421 North is open Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.


For additional information about accepted materials and auxiliary drop-off locations please click here.

For additional information about recycling of electronics household hazardous wastes please click here.

Only 10% of Wilmington’s residents currently recycle. KNHB and the New Hanover County Department of Environmental Management are working together to bring recycling  to apartment housing all across the county. Apartment complexes are especially important being that their residents make up 50% of Wilmington’s population.

Click here to learn more about multi-family complex recycling services.

"Everything you Need to Know About Recycling in NHC"

Starring Joe Suleyman, New Hanover County's Environmental Management Director

"10 Tips for Recycling in New Hanover County"

Guest appearances include the KNHB board.