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A Word about Recycling — July 19

Several things on the recycling of plastics from the Recycling Today and Resource Recycling eNewsletters.
A recent study forecasts a 3.7 percent annual growth in the plastic bottle recycling market in the United States between 2014 and 2019.
The report was based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts of some prominent vendors. Their report is called “Plastic Bottle Recycling Market in the U.S. 2015-2019.”

Answers to go with Susan Smith: Phantom limb pain


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Each week hundreds of people call or visit the San Marcos Public Library to find information.  “Answers•To•Go” highlights recently received questions. Please visit the library at 625 East Hopkins, call 393-8200 for information over the phone, or e-mail us through our web-page at

Q: I need to research phantom limb pain.  What can be done to alleviate it?

“New Residence” by Carolyn Whiteside. (Photos courtesy Walker’s Gallery)

“Yellow Chair” by Lois Schubert. (Photos courtesy Walker’s Gallery)

“Bee on Bluebonnet” by Winifred Simon. (Photos courtesy Walker’s Gallery)

Public invited to Naturescapes reception, awards ceremony at Activity Center

The hallways at the Activity Center are full of birds — flying, feeding and nesting — this year’s annual Naturescapes Photo Contest seems especially light and airy with birds. Across the hall, the invitation to “Take a Seat” offers many and vantage points for observing.
Both Naturescapes’ patient and bountiful photographs of the natural world and its partner exhibit by the Hill Country Photography Club (HCPC) members, “Take a Seat,” seem to be  perfect follow-ons to recent Walkers’ Gallery exhibit, “On Walking.”   


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