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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Hurricane Debris Removal to Begin October 4th

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Guide for Hurricane Florence Damage Debris Pick-up for Wrightsville Beach

ALL HURRICANE FLORENCE RELATED DEBRIS MUST BE BY THE STREET ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 3rd

Special Instructions 

  • All Hurricane Related Debris must be adjacent to the street by October 3rd.  The Town’s debris removal contractor will begin picking up this debris on October 4th.  The contractor will be picking up each pile separately using separate trucks.  There may be days between when one debris pile gets picked up and when all of the debris is removed.  Once they have passed your home and removed the vegetative debris, the contractor will not pick up any more vegetative debris at your location.  The same process will apply to C&D debris and white goods.  Any debris placed beside the road after the contractor has passed by your home will be charged to the homeowner based on the Town’s current fee schedule.
  • Debris should be separated in 3 separate piles: MIXED PILES WILL NOT BE PICKED-UP
  • Yard Waste (trees, limbs, leaves, etc.)  Large limbs should be cut in sections no larger than 8 feet
  • Construction Debris (lumber, sheetrock, siding, shingles, flooring, furniture, mattresses)
  • White goods (washers, dryers, ac units)  All food waste should be removed and doors removed.
  • Loose yard debris, such as leaves, should be placed in paper bags or piled in the right-of-way and not in plastic bags.
  • No hazardous chemicals or paint will be accepted.  New Hanover County Hazmat Wagon service at Wrightsville Beach is on Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  
  • TVs, computers, computer screens (E-debris) will have to disposed of as Hazardous Waste and not mixed with any other debris.  New Hanover County operates a Hazardous Waste Disposal location in Wrightsville Beach on Wednesdays in front of the old fire station.

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