From log structure to ornate church, Immaculate Conception has plenty to celebrate over 175 years
Frankenstein native Dr. Gary Kremer, executive director of The State Historical Society of Missouri, said at Saturday’s 175th …
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Taste of Osage County to be held Saturday
Naturally Meramec, through Meramec Regional Planning Commission, will host the Taste of Osage County from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on …
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Mexico woman sleeping at LFPD Station 2 arrested on outstanding warrants
Krystal M. Hartman, 33, of Mexico, was approached by deputies on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at approximately 1:15 a.m. as she lay sleeping in …
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Jeannie and Rex Sinquefield inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame
Dr. Jeannie and Rex Sinquefield of Folk and St. Louis on Oct. 5 were inducted into the U.S. Chess Hall of Fame as members of the 2020 …
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State Tech advisory council hopes to improve professional development
State Tech President Dr. Shawn Strong on Friday told advisory council members at a special gathering that professional development is …
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Reaching Carbon Neutrality For $1 A Day
(NAPSI)—Zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry can be achieved by 2050—and it could cost only about $1 a day. That’s the finding of a new study by James Williams at the …
Growing a Sustainable Future from Pasture to Plate

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4 steps to being a more conscious consumer

(BPT) - Today, it’s not enough for a company to make good products. Savvy consumers want to know the businesses and brands they patronize make a positive difference. Do they produce products in …

Re-imagining Home Sales For Healthier, More Sustainable Living

(NAPSI)—The COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to stop the spread of the virus have shifted how people think about a lot of things, including their homes. With shelter-in-place orders and shutdowns …

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As carry out surges during the pandemic, landfills are filled with disposable containers

When the world could no longer eat together in restaurants at the beginning of 2020, many of us turned to take-out, delivery and fast food. Online meal delivery revenues in the United States are projected to reach $26.5 billion this year, a 20 percent increase over 2019.

What are the most environmentally friendly alternatives for food packaging?

What are the safest and most environmentally friendly disposable food containers and products available?

How to pick safer disposable materials

How can anyone evaluate one-to-one replacements for disposable food service ware designed to be less harmful to health and the environment? It’s not easy. Orb Media has created a basic …
Environmental Education
Teach kids how to protect the Earth (Family Features) Teaching kids about the environment from a early age starts lifelong habits and …
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Energy-Saving Ideas
(Family Features) Making improvements around the house to curb energy usage is not only good for the environment, it can make a big …
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Sustainable Eating for a Better Earth
(Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant impact on the …
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Sustainable Sustenance
How to eat for a better Earth (Family Features) Although good nutrition is essential for human life, food production has a significant …
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Want to go green? These 3 energy choices have big impact
(BPT) - This Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is celebrating climate action, partnering with companies and …
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The Future of Manufacturing is Local

(NewsUSA) - Ongoing news reports of global supply chain challenges highlight the need for improvements and changes in the manufacturing infrastructure. A report by McKinsey & Company describes …

Farmer and Driver Safety Tips for Harvest Season

(NewsUSA) - The onset of harvest season means increased farm equipment traffic sharing the road with other vehicles, as farmers move their heavy equipment from field to field. These specialized, …

Looking for a Medicare plan? Try these 3 things to make the most of the process

(BPT) - People who qualify for Medicare often juggle a lot. From navigating retirement or complex health conditions to managing expenses, the last thing they need is additional stress, especially …

3 critical questions to ask a cremation provider

(BPT) - As consumer preferences in the United States begin to change, funeral professionals are seeing an increase in families considering cremation for their loved ones' final disposition as well as …

7 Tips For Savvy Health Insurance Shopping This Fall

(BPT) - Our health needs can change each year, and so can health plan coverage choices. So it’s important to understand your health care options to find coverage that fits your needs and …

Here’s why four-wheel drive won’t keep you safe on winter roads

(BPT) - Winter is near, and with it comes the most challenging season for driving. Snow, ice and slush make journeys treacherous during one of the busiest travel periods of the year.To make matters …

5 expert tips to help your toddler get recommended nutrients

(BPT) - As your baby becomes a toddler, it can be challenging to make sure they're getting the recommended amounts of nutrients for healthy growth and development — like vitamin D, DHA and …

Flu Can Still Make Children Sick

(BPT) - While the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, fall typically marks the beginning of flu season in the United States. What do parents of young children need to know about the upcoming flu season?CDC …

6 ways to keep your pets safer this fall

(BPT) - Americans are passionate about many things — but would it surprise you to learn that pets rank at the top of the list? A whopping 90.5 million households, or approximately 70% of all …

10 Pumpkin Carving Hacks to Make Your Halloween Less Scary

(BPT) - Hacking away aimlessly is best left for the Halloween horror films. To help create your best Jack-O’-Lantern this fall, consider the following tips from the experts at Pumpkin …

Keeping Your Financial Assets Safe from Identity Theft

(NewsUSA) - October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, when people and organizations learn how to reduce their cybersecurity risks and protect themselves online. Although people are becoming …

World Restart a Heart Day Highlights Hands-Only CPR

(NewsUSA) -If you witness someone having a cardiac arrest, don't be afraid to act, especially since that person may be someone you know in a familiar setting. According to the American Heart …