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Myths And Facts About Recycling Cartons

(NAPSI)—Recycling is one of the easiest ways the average person can help the environment. Not only does recycling prevent items from ending up in landfills, it reduces the amount of raw materials used to make new products. Here are some myths and facts about recycling commonly used food and beverage cartons:

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Monday 12/10/2018
5 Water-Saving New Year’s Resolutions
Posted: December 10, 2018

(StatePoint) It’s that time of year to start setting New Year’s resolutions: work out more; get a new job; save money. While these are admirable goals, have you considered how your resolutions might make a bigger impact?  

Monday 11/26/2018
The Best Gifts Do Great Things
Updated: November 28, 2018 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Some of the best gifts around deliver great features and functionality but use less energy, which means they save money on energy bills and help protect the environment.

Friday 11/16/2018
The Joy of Giving: 4 Holiday Hacks for Stress-Free Shopping
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:46 am

(BPT) - Whether you absolutely love shopping for gifts over the holidays or see it as a major source of stress, most people ultimately find gift giving rewarding.

Tuesday 11/13/2018
Winter weatherproofing: Preparing your home to stay safe and save energy
Updated: February 20, 2019 - 2:46 am

(BPT) - The heat will certainly be on this winter. With winter storms hitting many parts of the country early in the winter season, furnaces are plugging away, causing heating bills across the country to increase. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the typical U.S. family spends at least $2,200 per year on energy bills — with nearly half of that going toward heating and cooling. 

Monday 11/05/2018
Plastic Pollution: What to Know
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:52 am

(StatePoint) Plastics are an increasingly widespread pollutant, according to environmental experts, harming ecosystems and wildlife as well as endangering human health. One of the largest worldwide industries driving this crisis -- the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector which offers such things as soft drinks, toiletries, foods and other consumables -- is not taking significant action to put the brakes on the growing production and marketing of single-use plastics, suggests a new report.

Tuesday 10/30/2018
8 Questions to Ask Before Going Solar at Home
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:52 am

(StatePoint) With a growing number of homeowners looking to save money on power bills and help the environment, rooftops across America are taking on a new look, as more homes are dotted with solar panels. But it’s important to ask the right questions before installing them on your home.

Wednesday 10/10/2018
Pollinator Health 101: 'Schooling' Students Through Hands-On Learning
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:52 am

(NAPSI)—While schools continue to teach reading, writing and arithmetic, the blueprint for educators is shifting as teachers notice the value of hands-on science education. Many schools are bringing science to their own backyards—literally—by developing gardens and pollinator plots, where students can learn about agriculture’s hardest-working insects: pollinators.

Monday 10/01/2018
Technology Breakthroughs Drive Clean Energy Success
Updated: November 13, 2018 - 2:40 am

(NewsUSA) - Ongoing concerns about reducing carbon emissions and identifying clean energy sources continue to drive demand for clean energy products and support the development of technology that produces them.

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pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>