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New recycling containers downtown

New blue recycling containers are turning downtown green! Watch for 19 new containers installed in high-pedestrian traffic areas downtown on N. Front and N. 3rd streets.

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When talking trash, less is more
Wilmington recycling customers are doing their part to help the environment. [Read more...]
Solar still saving city
Thanks to the solar panels on the City of Wilmington's street sweeper facility, the building's energy bill for the entire year was less than what a comparably-sized, non-green building would pay in one month. [Read more...]
City saves $257,000 by recycling

Over the past year, the City of Wilmington has saved more than $257,000, thanks to city recycling customers. City recycling customers recycled about 8 percent more this past fiscal year than they did in the previous year.

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N Waterfront Park site

Approximately 3,000 cubic yards of topsoil will be added at the location of the City of Wilmington’s future North Waterfront Park. 

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City saves money with LED lights
The City of Wilmington has just finished converting more than 200 streetlights to environmentally-friendly LED lights, which will save more than $10,000 a year. LED lights also reduce greenhouse gas emissions, in keeping with the US Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Initiative approved by City Council.  [Read more...]
City receives $400,000 federal grant
On May 28, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the City of Wilmington will receive $400,000 in federal funding to continue its efforts to clean and redevelop contaminated properties - known as brownfields - as part of a long-term effort to redevelop old industrial and commercial sites in the city. [Read more...]
Proposed tree legislation
On Tuesday, May 13, Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo and other area leaders met at Halyburton Park to speak about a proposal that would limit the ability of local governments to regulate trees, including the the removal, replacement or preservation of trees on private property. [Read more...]
Bike to Work Week!
May is National Bike Month and Bike to Work Week is May 12-18. Get all the information you need to participate. [Read more...]
New rain garden helps water quality
Work to install new rain garden between the old Cinema 6 parking lot and Tidal Creek Co-op on Oleander Drive, an area prone to flooding, began on April 28. [Read more...]
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