November 21, 2019

Daily Leader Extra : Green Living

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3 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Holiday Season

(StatePoint) On average, there has been an astonishing 60 percent decline in the size of populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians in just over 40 years, according to the most recent World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Living Planet Report, and the top threat to species is human activity.

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

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

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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 >>




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Thursday 10/24/2019
Celebrate ENERGY STAR Day-Every Day

(NAPSI)—Every October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrates ENERGY STAR Day to raise awareness about the benefits of saving energy today, tomorrow, and for good.

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Tuesday 10/15/2019
Your neighborhood deer are gearing up for winter - Get ready

(NewsUSA) - Like many mammals, deer physically prepare for winter by better insulating their bodies. In the fall, deer gradually trade their summer coats for a warmer winter one, which is more substantial and has thicker, longer, darker hair called "guard hairs" to protect their fur and skin from rain and snow.

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Monday 10/07/2019
Are Those Eco-Friendly Product Labels Telling the Truth?

(StatePoint) When you see a product labeled “eco-friendly,” or “environmentally sustainable,” it can be tempting to take this at face-value and feel good about your purchase. However, a new report shows that while many major companies are making claims that they are tackling the plastic pollution crisis, there are reasons to be skeptical.

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Monday 09/09/2019
Eco-Smart Company Keeps Landfills Free of Old Textile Fibers

(NewsUSA) - You probably don't think much about the fate of old, worn-out uniforms from restaurants, stores, healthcare facilities, sports teams, and other industries. But the fact is that many end up in landfills. However, one company is doing its part to lessen this carbon footprint by repurposing these old uniforms into new.

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Friday 09/06/2019
Know What To Do In Case Of A Disaster

(NAPSI)—In 2019 alone, there have been at least six weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each—but you can be prepared for anything with the expert assistance of a NAPO Professional Member.

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Thursday 08/08/2019
How Your Family Can Protect Songbirds Around Your House and Garden

(StatePoint) Songbirds are not only beautiful, they are a vital component of the ecosystems they inhabit. If you have a garden, you may have observed this in action.

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Monday 07/29/2019
How One Furniture Manufacturer Goes 'Beyond Sustainability'

(NewsUSA) - It's no surprise that more companies are paying attention to their impact on their environment. However, some stand out by going beyond reducing their carbon footprints, to cultivating socially conscious corporate cultures in which making a positive impact is as important as making a profit.

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How One Furniture Manufacturer Goes 'Beyond Sustainability'

(NewsUSA) - It's no surprise that more companies are paying attention to their impact on their environment. However, some stand out by going beyond reducing their carbon footprints, to cultivating socially conscious corporate cultures in which making a positive impact is as important as making a profit.

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