Large Item Pick-Up Scheduled for Tuesday, June 2 in Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras Village
By Submitted Story on May 22, 2020
Materials must be at the curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2.
Dare County Public Works will complete large item pick-up for residential customers in Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras Village on Tuesday, June 2. Materials must be at the curbside no later than 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2. There will not be a second-day pick-up. Please note, no commercial business debris will be picked up.
Due to COVID-19, County Personnel will not sort piles. Large Item Pick-Up will be conducted by machinery and cannot be sorted.
All material MUST be sorted into 4 SEPARATE PILES, in the right-of-way, in front of your property, at least 30 from a fire hydrant.
Debris is to be sorted into the following piles:
- Metal and Appliances – please remove refrigerator doors*
- Furniture, Mattresses and Boxsprings
- Motor Oil in Spill Proof Containers
**Construction and demolition debris and yard debris will not be picked up.
The County will collect the following recyclable items: used auto tires, used motor oil (only in spill-proof containers), auto radiators, scrap metals (rims, motor parts), appliances, furniture, mattresses, and box springs.
The following items will not be collected: old clothes, shoes, cardboard, etc., tree limbs, stumps, leaves, any yard-clearing debris, construction/demolition materials such as lumber, toilets, windows, doors, etc., any hazardous materials (oil-based paint, pesticides, etc.). Water-based paint can be picked up but must be dried out. All normal household garbage must be disposed of in your regular trash can. If an unacceptable item or unsorted pile remains on the roadside following pick-up, that indicates that it has been rejected and must be disposed of at the owner’s expense. These items may be brought to Buxton Transfer Station, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m, or the Dare County C&D Landfill Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The first 500 lbs for residential customers is free. More details can be found on our website at darenc.com/PublicWorks.
Please do not interfere with county employees picking up large items. Be mindful of overhead power lines and place items carefully so County trucks will not be in danger of coming in contact with them.
Division of Waste Management, N. C. Department of Environmental Quality
Hazardous Waste Section
PUBLIC HEARING FOR DRAFT OPERATIONAL RENEWAL PERMIT
U.S. COAST GUARD BASE – ELIZABETH CITY
This is to notify the public of the issuance by the N.C. Division of Waste Management’s Hazardous Waste Section of a draft renewal operating permit for the U.S. Coast Guard Base – Elizabeth City facility, located at 1664 Weeksville Road in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
A public hearing will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. in the Pasquotank County Courthouse, located at 206 East Main Street in Elizabeth City. All attendees will have the opportunity to present five-minute oral statements regarding the draft renewal permit and/or to submit written comments and data. Written comments can also be sent during the public comment period of May 12, 2020 through June 26, 2020 to the following address:
Julie Woosley, Hazardous Waste Section Chief
Division of Waste Management, NCDEQ
Raleigh, NC 27699-1646
All data submitted by the applicant is part of the administrative record and available at https://deq.nc.gov/about/divisions/waste-management/laserfiche. Documents may be located by using the EPA ID# NCD2690308232 for the facility. The draft renewal permit and factsheet can also be found online at the following location: https://deq.nc.gov/news/events/public-notices-hearings.
A summary of the draft renewal permit follows: The U.S. Coast Guard Base – Elizabeth City is granted a renewal operating permit for storage of hazardous wastes at a designated storage building. This permit contains requirements to be followed for storage of up to 6,750 gallons of hazardous waste. The renewal operating permit also requires the U.S. Coast Guard Support Center to remediate contamination resulting from past waste management activities at the facility.
All comments received during the public comment period or at the hearing will be considered in the decision regarding this renewal permit. Comments received after the public comment period ends will not be considered. The statutory authority for calling the permit hearing is G.S. 130A-294(f). Applicable state rules are found in the North Carolina Hazardous Waste Management Rules 15A NCAC 13A .0105, .0109, and .0113. These rules adopt the requirements of the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act as amended by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984.
Anyone desiring additional information may contact Mike Babuin at (919) 707-8211 or [email protected] or at the address listed above.