• June 19, 2019

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Go Green on Your Grass With Electric Lawn Mowers

(NewsUSA) - Spring is here and that means it's lawn cutting season. In the interest of curbing your carbon footprint and "going green," you may want to consider an eco-friendly alternative to a healthy, beautiful lawn - an electric lawn mower. Options for self-propelled, high-powered electric lawn mowers abound, and there's a mower to fit every lawn and budget.

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Recent Headlines

Monday 05/20/2019
7-Eleven Helps Drivers Curb Their Carbon Impact
Posted: May 20, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Summer travel is heating up and Americans are making plans to hit the open road to enjoy time off with family and friends. According to a recent survey from the American Automobile Association, approximately two-thirds of American families will travel this summer, and just over half of them will do so by car. Anticipation of lower gas prices this summer adds to the appeal of car trips, but today's auto travelers are also more mindful of the impact of their activities on the environment.

Tuesday 04/23/2019
If you're feeling stressed and anxious, research says: feed the birds
Updated: June 15, 2019 - 2:50 am

(NewsUSA) - In today's constant contact, cell-phone celebrated, digital world, most people can go days or even weeks without spending any time in natural sunlight. Instead, we eat breakfast inside, or on the go, only to race to an office, filled with artificial light and plastic plants, for 8 to 10 hours a day. It's no wonder why Americans' mental health is suffering.

Monday 04/15/2019
5 ways you can help fight climate change
Posted: April 15, 2019

Tuesday 04/09/2019
Spending time outside this spring comes with a caveat - check for ticks
Updated: June 13, 2019 - 2:40 am

(NewsUSA) - It's time to start talking ticks. Spring signals a particularly active time for ticks, just when gardeners get antsy to get their hands dirty, working in their gardens. For anyone looking forward to spending time outdoors Be Warned: tick-borne disease is on the rise.

How Are You Going To Celebrate Earth Day?
Updated: April 11, 2019 - 2:34 am

(NAPSI)—On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans gathered in the streets, in parks and in auditoriums around the country in support of a healthy, sustainable environment. By the end of that year, the first Earth Day had led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This year, the EPA is hoping that same number of Americans will make a difference—by pledging to choose ENERGY STAR certified products. Products that earn the ENERGY STAR label—everything from appliances and electronics to LED lighting, smart thermostats and air conditioners—are independently certified to save energy and reduce emissions of the greenhouse gases associated with climate change.

Monday 04/08/2019
Be ‘Earth-Minded’
Updated: April 10, 2019 - 2:36 am

(NAPSI)—In celebration of Earth Day this month, an online Environmental Survey can help families and classroom students score their environmental habits and get practical tips on how to conserve energy, save water, and reduce waste and pollution.

Wednesday 04/03/2019
5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Month
Posted: April 03, 2019

(StatePoint) Are you looking for ways to celebrate Earth Month? From enjoying nature to making simple changes to your routine that will have a positive impact on the environment, here are five cool ideas for marking the occasion.

Wednesday 03/20/2019
A Riddle for Our Times
Updated: May 24, 2019 - 2:45 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - Like riddles? 

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