Marine Debris Initiative App (Photo: Hannah Patrick/ WWAY)
1 month ago
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ONLY ON 3: N. Topsail Beach using app, ambassador program to address litter

North Topsail Beach town leaders are raising awareness about litter on the beach using a smart phone app and a new beach ambassador program.
Surf City Stop Sign (Photo: Allan Libby)
2 months ago
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ONLY ON 3: Stop sign warns against littering the beach

As the busy season gets underway, one beach town is seeing some unusual warning signs about littering.
garbagetruck
7 months ago
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New Year’s holiday changing trash pickup schedules

If your trash cans are still full from the Christmas holiday, check out these schedule changes.
eWaste
1 year ago
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Wilmington trash pick-up changes start next week

The City of Wilmington is making some changes to its trash pick-up next week. The changes specifically deal with yard trash and electronics.
Masonboro.org volunteers pass out trash bags to visitors partying at Masonboro Island.
1 year ago
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Group seeks volunteers for Masonboro Island 4th of July cleanup

For the sixth year in a row, a group of people will head to a popular party spot on 4th of July not celebrate, but to help clean up the mess of other revelers.
Brunswick Co. landfill free to use through Saturday
2 years ago
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Brunswick Co. landfill free to use through Saturday

Time to clear out the clutter and for free in Brunswick County. If you live in Brunswick County you can utilize the landfill this week at no charge.
City blames ice storms, broken down trucks for debris pick-up delays
2 years ago
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City blames ice storms, broken down trucks for debris pick-up delays

In some cases yard waste has been sitting out on Wilmington lawns for weeks. The city says the amount of yard debris has increased more than 60 percent this spring, but most of the trucks to pick it up have broken down.
Trash talk continues as county looks for landfill solution
2 years ago
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Trash talk continues as county looks for landfill solution

Since at least the 1980s New Hanover County Commissioners have debated what to do with the county's trash. After a work session on the issue today, the debate continues.
Wilmington releases revised trash collection schedule
2 years ago
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Wilmington releases revised trash collection schedule

The City of Wilmington will not provide trash pickup service on Thursday, January 30, due to unsafe road conditions and safety concerns for employees.
ONLY ON 3: Boy, garbage men build special bond
3 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Boy, garbage men build special bond

This time of year is about giving thanks and showing appreciation for the little things in life. For one Wilmington boy, his universe revolves around trash day, which means the world to one special person.