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Does Your Garbage Want to Be Recycled?

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Consumers are shown that their recyclable materials want to be something more. Promote recycling as a way to give garbage another life. Learn more at http://IWantToBeRecycled.org.

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

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Fitness

Our fitness video product teaches 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 >>

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Gas Prices

Local gas prices from over 130,000 stations in the U.S., along with maps to each location. More >>

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Horoscopes

Featuring sun signs, the Chinese Zodiac, a love meter, star charts, daily astro picks, daily peak time, and much more. More >>




Recent Headlines

Tuesday 07/08/2014
Recycled plastics: Great for outdoor clothing and gear, good for Mother Nature, too
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Warmer weather often leads people outdoors for camping, swimming, hiking, cycling or running - and to a renewed appreciation for our natural environment. One of the easiest ways to lighten our environmental footprint while enjoying the outdoors is to look for outdoor gear made with recycled plastics, including outdoor clothing.

Tuesday 06/10/2014
Harvesting Cork Is as Natural as Shearing Sheep
Updated: June 11, 2014 - 3:41 am

(NewsUSA) - Natural cork is one of the planet's most versatile and useful materials. It is used to make everything from wine stoppers, to high-fashion items, to building materials. Natural cork can even be found as insulation on the space shuttle.

Tuesday 06/03/2014
Entertaining outdoors? These tips can lighten your environmental footprint
Updated: June 07, 2014 - 3:35 am

(BPT) - From lunch on the porch to parties on the patio, warm weather brings you outdoors for entertaining with family and friends. But these get-togethers often create a lot of waste. Is there anything you can do to lighten your environmental footprint?

Thursday 05/15/2014
Green start-ups challenged to develop green business plans for chance to win $680,000
Posted: May 15, 2014

(BPT) - The fast-growing clean energy and technology market has the potential to make our economies more sustainable and future-proof. Today’s innovators have the ability to unlock a “green revolution” that builds resilience, creates value and grows prosperity.

Thursday 04/17/2014
Big Features In Compact Farming Equipment
Updated: April 24, 2014 - 3:34 am

(NAPSI)—Helping to feed the world is a big job for America’s farmers. However, when it comes to application equipment, many are relying on smaller, more compact machines to help produce their crops.

Wednesday 04/02/2014
From Bark to Wine Stopper to Footwear -- the Story of Cork
Updated: April 03, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Every time you buy a bottle of wine sealed with a natural cork stopper, you're helping to sustain one of the world's most biodiverse forests and protect an extraordinary ecosystem.

Thursday 03/27/2014
Hints To Help You Recycle Smarter
Updated: March 28, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Good news: An increasing number of Americans are recycling their trash to give it another life. In fact, more than 35 percent of America’s waste is recycled into new products.

Tuesday 03/25/2014
Tips to Green Your Home and Garden this Season
Updated: March 25, 2014 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Going green at home doesn’t have to turn your life upside down. There are simple measures you can take in your kitchen and garden to run a planet-friendly home.

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