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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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Ocean County Continues More Than Pink Initiatives With Susan G. Komen To Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths In The U.S. By 50 Percent By 2026

From April 14 to May 20, visitors to Ocean County will be able to participate in a variety of programs to help support Susan G. Komen and the “More Than a Pink” movement to reduce the number of breas…
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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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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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Ocean County Board of Realtors Weekly Update - October 17, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017, 8:30 AM, Ocean County College, Gateway Building #101, Toms River Program will feature guest speaker NJ REALTORS 2004 President Charles Oppler, Tenafly, NJ "Where is the RE…
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Ocean County Board of Realtors Weekly Update - October 11, 2017

OCBR At A Glance     Thu Oct 12 -   Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA) Class, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMFri Oct 13 -     Bras 4 a Cause, 6:00 PM, Yesterday's, BayvilleThu Oct 19 and Fri Oct 20 - "The Ethical Ag…
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Ocean County Board of Realtors Weekly Update - September 26, 2017

OCBR At A Glance    Wed Sept 27 - RCS Fall Flower Orders DeliveredThu Sept 28 -  New Member Orientation 9:00 AM OCBR OfficeFri Sept 29 -   Last Day for RPAC $100 contribution = 1 Credit on Circle of …
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Rooftops Newsletter: Everyone Has To Eat

There is little to dispute that statement. Food, as we all know, is critical to maintaining life and health. Everyone does have to eat, but not everyone has to, or even wants to, eat the same things.…
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Ocean County Board of Realtors Weekly Update - August 8, 2017

REALTOR RouletteA fun way to test your knowledge with a panel of our Expert Affiliates Clarion Conference Center, Toms River Aug 17, 9AM - Noon, Full Breakfast Buffet OCBR Members $20 Non-OCBR Member…
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