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UNCW begins Styrofoam recycling collection

Warehouse Services building on UNCW's campus.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

October 11, 2019

UNC Wilmington has been offering a free recycling collection of Styrofoam to the general public since this past summer with the UNCW Warehouse Services. With their new Styrofoam densifier, UNCW’s Warehouse Services have now found a way to recycle Styrofoam products like to-go food containers, coffe...

Views from abroad: UNCW needs a ‘Green and Blue Space’

Views from abroad: UNCW needs a 'Green and Blue Space'

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019

For the most part, it is fair to refer to Wilmington and UNC Wilmington as a coastal, environmentally-friendly community. There have been several restaurants throughout Wilmington that have ditched plastic straws, regularly scheduled beach cleanups, and more residents are using reusable bags. These ...

Environmentalist and author speaks at UNCW about climate change

Environmentalist and author speaks at UNCW about climate change

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

The science is clear, and the argument is won, but humans must come together in the next decade to make the changes needed to save humanity from the effects of climate change, according to a leading American environmentalist, author, and journalist Thursday night in the Burney Center. “The most...

Wrightsville Beach re-nourishment well underway

Beach nourishment ongoing along North Carolina's beaches

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor

February 27, 2018

With warm weather driving many to the beach in recent weeks, many have noticed the barges offshore and the pipes that sit on the shore of Wrightsville Beach. As part of a new project, 700,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the ocean by the time the newest beach re-nourishment is complete,...

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