For a safe and happy holiday season, take the step of recycling your used batteries. It’s a simple way to prepare your home, make a positive impact on the environment and keep the people and property you love safe.
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Don’t let leaves blow away, as they can clog up storm drains and pollute our local lakes and rivers with excess nutrients.
A big spill in Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac could have devastating consequences.
What better time than now to winterize your house or apartment to not only save some coin, but also reduce your carbon footprint? Read on for 10 quick tips to manage your home’s heat without breaking the bank.
This essentially forced Black farmers out of agriculture for over several decades. In 1920, Black farmers represented one out of seven U.S. farmers; by 1992, the number of Black farmers in America had declined to just one out of 100.
Recyclables are still in demand from manufacturers who want high-quality materials to make new products and from consumers who want to buy products with recycled content.
But one doesn’t need a special occasion to enjoy the splendor of the Arboretum. And as autumn draws near, the lure of its sprawling grounds grows especially sweet with thoughts of apples, pumpkins and colorful leaves.
The image of farming and the quality of life it provides has changed over the years. Farmers, especially Black farmers, are not as visible today as they were in previous generations. That is primarily because we are in rural areas far separated and removed from the ruckus of urban congestion and life in a concrete jungle.
You can entertain family and guests without leaving a heavy footprint. It just requires a little pre-planning and setting yourself up with durable goods. Read on for six quick tips to help reduce the waste at your next big function.
Even locally, a growing number of Twin Cities businesses have eliminated their use, including the Dakota Jazz Club and Ice House. If you’d like a straw at First Avenue and 7th Street Entry, you’ll have to specifically request it.