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New Hanover County sees increase in contaminated recyclables

The New Hanover County Recycling Center is seeing a sharp increase in contaminated recyclables, when material not meant to be recycled are mixed with materials that are.

‘Hot Garbage’ turning trash into art

Garion Worldslayer is turning trash into 'Hot Garbage' in the Cape Fear.  The photographer is working with 'BootScrap,' a sustainable, environmentally conscious trio, to make you look at what you throw away in a new light.

Remains found believed to be NC woman who was ‘dumpster diving’

Remains found at a North Carolina landfill are believed to be a woman who police say climbed into a trash container to look for reusable items.

Southport business trades buckets of trash for cups of coffee

If you stop in, they will give you a bucket to collect litter from around town. When you fill up your bucket and bring it back, you can trade it in for a free cup.

Volunteers sought for North Carolina’s annual fall Litter Sweep

North Carolina's Transportation Department is looking for volunteers to remove trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Fall Litter Sweep next month.

Masonboro.org needs volunteers for July 4 island cleanup

Masonboro.org’s president said they are in good shape for daytime volunteers, but could use some more hands for the evening shift.

Surf City woman takes action to label waste bins around town

SURF CITY, NC (WWAY) -- A recent change in trash and recycling vendors for Surf City has caused a little confusion for residents and...

10 tons of trash left behind on Virginia Beach after party

Floatopia, a beach event put on every year by locals, got some backlash online after leaving behind a very messy beach.

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups and 2 flip-flops in its stomach

A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had a large lump of plastic waste in its stomach, including drinking 115 plastic cups and two flip-flops, a park official said Tuesday.

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Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

The Wilmington Police Department has released more details on a shooting that left three people dead and four others hurt in early April.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base.

‘Do not interfere:’ Myrtle Beach says nesting sea turtles being scared away by people

"Do not interfere with sea turtles!" said the Myrtle Beach City Government on Friday.