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Volunteers will soon be scouring our region for litter, much of it single-use packaging. But wouldn’t it be better if less trash escaped into the environment in the first place? That’s … more
Fixing the plastics pandemic Picture a credit card. That’s how much plastic each of us ingests every week. Plastic doesn’t break down, but it does break. Tiny particles linger in … more
Chalk up two tiny victories in my personal quest to reduce single-use plastics. First, I finally found a great bar shampoo. My search began years ago with some biodegradable “hair soap” … more
Plastic pollution is a global crisis that threatens our public health, our climate, our economy and our planet. Plastic production and waste are fueling climate change and poisoning our bodies … more
A popular sector of the fishing lure industry is soft plastic baits. These are lures like frogs, grubs and worms that are normally placed on a rig or even just a hook or jig head. Fishermen who fish … more
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New York expands loan fund ALBANY, NY — Empire State Development (ESD) has announced that Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) recipients are now eligible to receive low-interest loans from the … more
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