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Time To Get Ready, Florida

by Chip LaMarca

  • icon Updated: February 15

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

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Monday 01/29/2018
A New Year's Resolution for Everyone: Battery Recycling
Updated: February 01, 2018 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - Post-holiday time means many of us are enthralled with new gadgets, leaving old devices to collect dust. The good news: the new year means new resolutions, like decluttering your house. This year, add a new resolution to your list that benefits you and the planet: battery recycling.

Monday 11/13/2017
Unexpected Ways to Support Pollinators
Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—It's a common misconception that you need a large yard and advanced gardening skills to support honey bees by planting more forage. However, the reality is that anyone with enthusiasm and a potted plant can provide bees with the food and habitat they need. While individuals are crucial in protecting pollinators, many organizations are also finding solutions to help pollinators thrive in unexpected places.

Thursday 11/09/2017
How Buying A Fishing License Helps the Environment
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:29 pm

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Wednesday 11/08/2017
5 tips to clean your home - and save the planet
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - Log onto almost any news website and in just a few clicks you’ll probably come across some story about the environment. Whether it involves international agreements, alternative energy sources or fuel-efficient cars, the discussion is often abstract and far removed from our everyday lives.

Friday 10/27/2017
PepsiCo Recycling Contest Fuels Sustainability Across College Campuses
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:29 pm

(NewsUSA) - For the second year, PepsiCo is going beyond store shelves to make a real difference on college and university campuses by giving students the chance to win up to $10,000 in funding to implement new sustainability initiatives or improve existing efforts in their communities.

Thursday 10/26/2017
Eco-Friendly Paving Revives Park Pathways
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:28 pm

(NewsUSA) - Yellowstone National Park experiences more than 4 million visits annually. The park's volume of foot traffic, particularly around the famous geyser, Old Faithful, has put a strain on the existing walkways.

Small Changes in What You Eat Can Make a Big Difference
Updated: October 26, 2017 - 4:36 am

(StatePoint) Not everyone is inclined to think about the global impact of their food choices, particularly when they are not in their own kitchens. But experts say that average consumers can learn more about what’s on their plate and how it got there no matter who’s doing the cooking, and use this knowledge to make responsible choices.

Monday 10/23/2017
PepsiCo Recycling Contest Fuels Sustainability on College Campuses
Updated: October 23, 2017 - 4:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - For the second year in a row, PepsiCo is going beyond store shelves to make a real difference on college and university campuses by giving students the chance to win up to $10,000 in funding to implement new sustainability initiatives or improve existing efforts in their communities.

Tuesday 10/10/2017
What Others Are Doing, How You Can Help
Updated: October 11, 2017 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—The next time you open a food or beverage carton you could be opening the way to a better world, if you recycle it when the contents are gone. Recycled food and beverage cartons contain valuable material and can be turned into tissues, paper towels, stationery and even sustainable building materials.

Tuesday 09/26/2017
Back To School Means Early-Morning-Wake-Up Call
Updated: September 26, 2017 - 4:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - It's that time of year again -- back to school.

Monday 09/25/2017
Steps to Save Energy in Your Home
Updated: September 25, 2017 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home’s resale value, if you know which steps to take.

Tuesday 04/18/2017
What to Know about Your Tuna Sandwich
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Americans love their tuna. Indeed, the U.S. is the largest market for canned tuna in the world. But according to experts, much of the nation’s canned tuna is not produced sustainably or ethically.

Thursday 04/13/2017
4 New Technologies to Help You Protect and Appreciate Nature
Updated: April 13, 2017 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) The possibilities of new technology to improve the world are seemingly boundless. And these days, the state-of-the-art can help you protect and appreciate nature in your daily life.