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The Trash Series: Recycling Do’s and Don’ts

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Plastic bags and pizza boxes are some of the most common contaminates to a bin full of otherwise good recyclables. Recycling can be confusing, so here's a guide to what you can--and what you can't--put in those brown bins each week.…

Agriculture: Big News from Cary’s Upchurch Farm

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To me, it's the middle of summer, but fall is already here for my friends at the Upchurch Farm. As of last week, they started preparing their Cary fields to harvest pumpkins for Halloween, and I paid them a visit to find out what's in store for later this year.…

The Trash Series: My Day at the Landfill

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Each week, we roll our trashcans out to the curb. When we get home, the trash is gone. I decided to figure out where it goes--and what happens to it once it gets there.…

The Trash Series: Where Does Yard Waste Go?

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Did you know that, in Cary, yard waste like leaves, grass clippings and branches can be put out at the curb to be picked up with your regular trash?…

New Children’s Nature Trail Opens in Cary

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The very latest addition to Hemlock Bluffs--the Children’s Nature Trail--was dedicated by the Town of Cary on National Trails Day, June 6, 2015.…

Garden: Using Up-cycled Containers

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One of the neatest gardening trends is up-cycled container gardening. Here's how to do it yourself.…

Make Your Yard a Wildlife Oasis

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Learn how to make your own backyard a certified wildlife habitat for birds, bees and butterflies.…

Growth Effects on Transit, Schools & Water

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WakeUp Wake County held a public information session about our region's growth on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Park West Village's BlackFinn restaurant.…

Cary Creative Center: Now Open at the Mall

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The Cary Creative Center, a thrift store for artists, just opened at the Cary Towne Center mall.…

Attract Birds to Your Backyard: Here’s How

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Backyard bird watching is a growing pastime in America. What does it take to make your property an attraction for birds? It’s simple and inexpensive!…

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