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Monday, April 27, 2015
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Environmental

Earth Day Festival
The City of Wilmington is one of the major sponsors of the annual Earth Day festival at Hugh MacRae Park on April 25 from noon to 6 p.m. Come out for a chance to win a free rain barrel! [Read more...]
Arbor Day celebration!
Celebrate National Arbor Day with the Wilmington Tree Commission April 24 at 10 a.m. at Bradley Creek Elementary! [Read more...]
After-school gardening
Kids learn eating healthy can by fun by learning to garden after school at the MLK Center. [Read more...]
City's recycling program
Changes may be coming to how the city handles recycling after it leaves our trucks. [Read more...]
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...]
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