How textbooks become toilet paper: A Birmingham recycling center moves beyond newsprint and cans
In 2012, paper and paperboard accounted for 68 million tons of municipal solid waste generated in the U.S., down from more than 87 million tons in 2000.
Hurricane Florence plus man-made policies leave a toxic legacy
When flooded coal-ash dumps and pig-waste cesspools poison drinking water and the Trump administration shrugs, that's hog wash: Our view
‘What is a bear doing in Newberry?' Black bear spotted multiple times in the SC city
What seems to just be a hungry bear has been wandering around Newberry and the town of Prosperity.
What is the Satanic Temple? A far cry from SF's Church of Satan
When you hear about Satanists in news headlines today, they're likely not referring to those followers of Anton LaVey's particular occultist school of thought, centered in San Francisco. Today, another group is utilizing themes that some Satanists stand for - individualism, free speech, and humanism - without actually believing in Satan.
Top 5 Myths About Coal
From Pittsburgh, PA to Denver, CO people of faith across the country are speaking out in support of the EPA carbon pollution standards. But Big Coal continues to spread myths and fear about what will happen when the health of our communities gets in the way of their profits Here are the top five myths they are promoting, and why they are so outrageous. The Top 5 Myths About Coal: Myth #1: Curtailing coal will have a devastating effect on American jobs In 2013, 89,838 individuals were employed by the coal industry compared to 142,698 individuals employed by the solar industry (1). Coal jobs have been decreasing, but this is largely due to increased automation and efficiency in coal mining: While coal jobs in two major coal states, Kentucky and West Virginia, have…
Get your goat at a new Grapevine yoga class — no kidding
The latest fitness trend sweeping the nation, goat yoga, is making it’s way to Grapevine next month.
How Renewable Energy Advocates are Hurting the Climate Cause
It’s understandable that environmental organizations and activists would want to build public enthusiasm for renewable energy.
How to Save Antibiotics
The overuse of antibiotics on factory farms is helping fuel one of the greatest public health threats of our time. Now doctors, farmers…
Jasenski Ackerley wins Schenectady County clerk post
'Working with John has been an amazing experience; he's been a great mentor to me.
Because You Asked: What Should I Do with Worn-Out Clothing?
Even if your old clothing can't be resold at a secondhand store, you can still recycle or reuse it.