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Feb 27th

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Reusing greywater at home

Reusing greywater at homeDear EarthTalk: I know that some large buildings filter some of their wastewater to irrigate exterior landscaping. Is there an affordable way to do this at home? -- Bill P., Salem, OR

Now that solar panels are so commonplace on rooftops across the country, reusing so-called greywater—that is, the waste water from sinks, showers, tubs and washing machines—for landscape irrigation may be the next frontier in the greening of the American home, especially if you live in an arid region where water use is restricted. In fact, reusing your graywater may be the only way to keep your lawn and garden healthy without taking more than your fair share of the community's precious freshwater reserves.
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PJ Richardson book signing

PJ Richardson book signing Join the next New York Times best selling author PJ Richardson for a book signing event as she presents her book "Nobody Told Me I Was A Queen" on Saturday, December 13, 2014, 3:00 - 6:00 pm at Seven ...
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Asian Media Access awarded a CDC grant under Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Initiative

Asian Media Access awarded a CDC grant under Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) Initiative On Sept. 25, CDC announced new funding awards, supported in part by the Affordable Care Act, to all 50 states and D.C. to support cross-cutting programs to prevent and control chronic diseases—the lea...
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YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities helps youth at risk to overcome barriers, achieve self-sufficiency and thrive

YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities helps youth at risk to overcome barriers, achieve self-sufficiency and thrive Forty-six percent of the homeless people in the state of Minnesota are age 21 and younger.
Youth homelessness has jumped 63 percent in Minnesota since 2009.
On any night in Minnesota, 4,000 youth are...
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SPACC receives grant to provide emergency services to families in St. Paul community

SPACC receives grant to provide emergency services to families in St. Paul community The Saint Paul Area Council of Churches (SPACC) is a recipient of a $10,000 Target grant to support the Department of Indian Work Emergency Services program. This program has served families for more ...
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