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Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:01 am

Is recycling food waste a fad or the future?

 As much as 40 percent of the food that Americans buys in the supermarket is tossed uneaten into the trash, according to estimates from the USDA and the federal EPA. Edibles go bad in the fridge...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 03:20 pm
It seems like we get a new phone book every month. As a child of the Google generation, I can't remember the last time I even used a phone book to look up a number. Maybe I did it when I worked on Mackinac Island? I have no idea, honestly. Sorry, AT&T Yellow Pages. It kind of bothers me that we're wasting so much paper on people who won't use it. However, this site has a great way to use those e...
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009 12:00 am
Since the Green Movement began to kick into high gear about three years ago, we are becoming aware of the importance of protecting the earth’s fragile ecosystem. Mayor Tim Davlin has pointed with pride to Springfield being rated fourth in the country among medium cities in the National Resources Defense Council’s Smarter Cities project. Cited in this designation is the 2006 agreement b...



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