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Earth Talk: Apparel industry's carbon footprint

Dear EarthTalk: I heard that the apparel industry has a huge carbon footprint and environmental impact. What are manufacturers doing to combat this problem? -- B.W. It is true that…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Getting the Right Seniors in the Room

The title above has become something of a mantra for us at NFESH in recent months because we realize how essential accomplishing that is– if this nation is serious about significantly reducing, and u…
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Earth Talk: Suitable biodegradable materials

Dear EarthTalk: What are suitable materials for making biodegradable plastic besides corn and sugarcane? Is pineapple or peanut suitable? -- Y.H.Y   Biodegradable plastic is defined …
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Best Exotic Car Dealer in Virginia, Maryland and DC|AUTO-NERD

Why miss the best exotic car deal when the Nerds are here. AutoNerd can be your best choice in helping you finding your exotic car at the best possible deal. Contact now: 1-800-605-4561Are you consid…
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Clemyjontri Park Phase II Parking Lot Addition to Begin

Pardon our dust! Construction will soon begin at Clemyjontri Park located at 6317 Georgetown Pike in McLean, VA. Project contractor McGee Civil will be mobilizing on site within the next two weeks, a…
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PRS to Relocate Headquarters, Tysons Recovery Academy and CrisisLink

McLEAN, Va – PRS, a local nonprofit that helps individuals living with serious mental health issues and facing life crises, is moving its headquarters and over 30 staff and volunteers from McLean to …
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Gun Debate on Lockdown in Virginia

When lawmakers arrived in Richmond last month, Democrats were hopeful that they would be able to use their new numbers to gain some traction on the gun debate. Now that the session is half over and t…
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View from the Coffin Corner

As a freshman delegate in 1978, Ken Plum was assigned a desk in the far corner on the Democratic side of the House of Delegates — seat 17. It wasn’t the best vantage point in the House because about …
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Rooftops Newsletter: Somebody's Grandmother Is Hungry

Here at NFESH it is not unusual to answer the phone and find a reporter with questions about our senior hunger research on the other end of the line. Typically, those callers cover news beats focused…
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Earth Talk: The danger of hydrophobic chemicals in outdoor products

Dear EarthTalk: Just when I finally purged my kitchen of non-stick cookware due to the risks posed by Teflon, I now learn that my rain jacket and waterproof boots are also putting my health at risk f…
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Earth Talk: Lithium Batteries

Dear EarthTalk: Is the extraction of lithium for lithium ion batteries really worse for the environment than fracking?   -- M.N. In a world of modern technology, lithium-i…
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Earth Talk: Toxic BPA in cans and storage containers

Dear EarthTalk: Why on earth would cans and other food storage containers contain toxic BPA that can make us sick? Is there any way to avoid it?  M.B. If you like the occasiona…
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Rooftops Newsletter: The Truth That Lies Beneath The Surface

Our last blog post entitled "In the Numbers" took a hard look at demographics and speculated about how the aging of the Millennials and Gen Xers might impact senior hunger rates in the future. To…
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Honoring Activist Athletes on Dr. King’s Birthday

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Earth Talk: Eco-Friendly Mattresses

Dear EarthTalk: I'm in the market for a new mattress after two decades on "old faithful" and I figure it's a good time to go green. What are the options out there these days for eco-friendly …
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