THE NEW FORTY I'll be wearing Taylor Markel...
If I ever go to a major award show that has a red carpet for me to strut down, I am wearing a dress designed by Taylor Markel. Taylor is one of the designers in the Passion for Green Fashion competiti... Posted on 4/19/13 at 10:05 PM
HOME IMPROVEMENT WITH ANDY LINDUS Upcycling? Be Creative During Your Home Renovation Project!
Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or a higher environmental value. The term upcycling began to gain traction i... Posted on 6/15/12 at 6:41 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Earth Day Activities Using the Newspaper
Every day is Earth Day for people who care about the environment. But for one day each year, people all over the world join forces to call attention to the beauty of the Earth and the ways in which w... Posted on 4/14/12 at 7:00 AM
SHOOTIN' THE WIT Our trashy town
Im continuously reminded at how lazy we are. How careless we are. How little thought we put into something that should be second nature.
Now, given the major flood we just fought through, things in t... Posted on 4/13/11 at 10:17 AM
About 75 North Dakota National Guard soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan will be honored this weekend. The “Freedom Salute” ceremony for the 188th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is at 3 p.m. today at the Alerus Center.
For decades the standard question at U.S. grocery store check-out counters has been “Paper or Plastic?” But since January, consumers in the U.S. capital have faced a different question: “Will you pay 5 cents for a bag?”
We all have them: leftover jars from spaghetti sauce, mustard, jams. Sure, you can recycle them, but can’t you use them for something?
Here’s a list of ways you can use your leftover jars beyond the recycling bin:
In the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, residents buy about 350,000 new mattresses each year, according to the International Sleep Products Association. Of the old ones they replace, about half are reused or given away.
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