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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...

Easy ways to be sustainable

Photo by Mert Guller (Unsplash).

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Sustainability is a hot topic, and rightfully so: with recent studies on climate change and environmental issues facing our community, it is important that we are mindful of ways we can be more sustainable. However, sustainability can often feel daunting and overwhelming, especially in the larger...

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 ...

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