New Hanover County's (NHC) Environmental Management department is pleased to announce that the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Facility is now open. NHC residents can now take waste that is unsafe to throw away in regular garbage or trash to this new facility which is open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and Saturday 8 am to 12 pm. The facility is located at 3002 US Hwy 421 North in Wilmington. HHW material contains chemicals that are toxic, flammable, corrosive or reactive such as pesticides, paint, used oil, antifreeze, fertilizers, electronic waste, batteries, mercury-containing bulbs, lamps, or thermostats. For more information, visit http://www.nhcgov.com/Environmental or call (910) 798-4403.