Conserve Cape Fear

  Conserve Cape Fear: What can and cannot be recycled at New Hanover County’s facility

More than 25,000 tons of recyclables per year are processed at the Materials Recovery Facility, located along U.S. Highway 421 North, which serves New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties

  Harnessing the power of the sun, homeowners beam when talking about solar panels

Those who made the investment in solar panels say it’s the bright and right thing to do

  Vintage store owner is a wonder when it comes to reduce, reuse, recycle

Kelsey Gibbs has “reduce, reuse, recycle” down to a science and wants to inspire others to use less

  ‘Pretty is as pretty does,’ says salon owner who made her business more sustainable

An industry that’s supposed to make others beautiful creates a big mess. That’s why one salon owner is taking action to cut down on what she tosses in the trash and she hopes the trend spreads.

  Trash to treasure artist dumpster dives and collects beach pollution for inspiration

A trained architect, Robert Anderson’s quest to turn trash into art started when he was walking along the coast during a beach renourishment project and saw trash being brought to the surface

  Conserve Cape Fear: Recycling glass

How glass is recycled and reused