Happy World Toilet Day!

The UN began World Toilet Day in 2013 to bring awareness and support to the many issues associated with a lack of access to toilets around the world. This year’s theme is wastewater. Even if the waste starts out in a toilet, the path it takes from there is equally as important. Contamination of waterways…

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Electrical Safety Tip #1

If your outlet looks like this, it is time to replace it. Yes, it is mildly tragic that you will be getting rid of a piece of plastic and metal that may or may not ever be recycled. On the other hand, it’s far better than burning down the entire neighborhood, which would not be…

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Basics: The Three R’s

We are consumers by nature. We cannot produce our own food through photosynthesis, carry our houses on our backs like a snail, or lick ourselves clean like cats (at least I personally choose not to…). Instead we depend on creating and using materials for these tasks, and inevitably produce waste in the process. When confronted…

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