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Guide for grooms: Tips to survive the big day

(StatePoint) There’s an endless stream of advice out there for brides-to-be — from insights into gown trends to leads on finding the best photographer. But grooms, who are more involved than ever these days in the wedding planning process, may have their own set of worries. Being prepared can keep the pressure of the big day at bay, say experts.

A Word about Recycling — May 17

Some items from a recent Resource Recycling eNewsletter pertaining to what some cities, states and other countries are doing in their recycling efforts.
New York City hopes to become a “zero waste” city. But to do this they have a long ways to go as a report shows their recycling rate in 2014 was only 15.4 percent.  
One of the steps they are taking is implementing a Save-As-You-Throw program. It would reward those who waste less and recycle more. It is believed this effort could reduce waste generation by as much as 30 percent.

Buying foods at the farmer’s market is a sure way to get organic goods and support the local economy. (Photo courtesy Creative Outlet)

Shopping organic on a budget

(StatePoint) Chances are you’ve already heard about the benefits of including certified USDA organic foods in your diet. However, you may have also heard that such choices are typically higher in cost.
“Eating right is in easier reach of Americans than ever before,” says Kate Geagan, America`s Green Nutritionist and expert consultant for Earth’s Best, the first organic baby food brand, in business for nearly 30 years. “Organic options are becoming more affordable and accessible thanks to many big retailers.”


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