Stunning Entryways to Punch Up Your House’s Curb Appeal

You have a beautiful home, however, an exciting entryway can really make your house pop. Not to mention, it’s the first thing people see when they come to visit, so it should definitely display your style. An entryway should be hospitable to your guests, while also celebrating your unique personality. If you are looking to...
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Recycling Polystyrene Foam is the Future

Mail back programs, such as the Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers, exist for people who either do not have a recycling center in their area or find it inconvenient to get to a site. Large Polystyrene foam pieces should be broken down into small units so that it fits in the shipping box properly....
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Eco-savvy Massachusetts community rejects polystyrene ban

After backlash from local businesses, the Northhampton, Mass. City Council removed proposed foam ban adjudication from the voting ballot. Because replacements would cost business owners up to 500% more to produce and polystyrene is recyclable anyhow, community members believe that a recycling program would benefit the environment while preserving the local economy....
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Hydraulic Fracturing Flourishes in the U.S.

Recent discoveries have revolutionized the way Americans produce and use energy. As President Obama said, “For the first time in 18 years, America is poised to produce more of our own oil than we buy from other nations.” We can now extract the energy necessary for security, comfortability and growth from directly underneath us. Hydraulic...
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This May was the hottest on Earth

From The Guardian: Last month was the hottest May globally since records began in 1880, new figures show. The record heat, combined with increasingly certain predictions of an El Niño, means experts are now speculating whether 2014 could become the hottest year on record. Data published by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on...
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