7 reasons why e-waste is more dangerous than you think

We often pay attention to how we deal with biological waste. But how do you get rid of your broken phones, tablets, batteries, calculators, TVs, and old PCs? All of these gadgets are electronic waste, also known as e-waste. Electronic waste adds a significant amount of electronic plastics, nanoparticles and heavy metals like lead and mercury to the environment. You may not have paid attention to the dangers of e-waste in the past. But here are some of its ill effects, and they are even scarier than you might think.…

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Gloucester County Government: Resources available at the Gloucester County Library – Mullica Hill Branch

September 10, 2021 Gloucester County Commissioner Director announces the establishment of a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at Mullica Hill Library 389 Wolfert Station Rd., Mullica Hill. “FEMA is placing the DRC in or near affected communities, in an area that offers equal access and resources to all. The DRC will be able to assist any resident affected by the September 1 tornado that affected the region. of Gloucester County, including residents of the townships of Harrison, Mantua, Deptford and the boroughs of Wenonah and Woodbury Heights. On the ground…

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ADPD condemns authorities for failures in water conservation

The ADPD called the planning authority and the Water Services Corporation “incompetent” and their failure in water conservation. ADPD candidate and Deputy Secretary General Sandra Gauci noted that following the first rains of the season, various residential areas were flooded. She added that the flooding is seriously affecting traffic and in Qormi it is causing sewage overflow. Gauci noted that millions of euros of EU funds have been spent on flood relief projects, but water is still wasted due to a lack of planning and developments that do not support…

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FIFA World Cup plan receives cold response from IOC Bach

FIFA President Gianni Infantino waves to the audience as they attend a press conference at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia on July 13, 2018. REUTERS / Sergei Karpukhin September 8 (Reuters) – FIFA’s proposals to move to a biennial World Cup, which could see the tournament take place in the same year as the Summer Olympics, received a cold response from the president of the International Olympic Committee ( CIO), Thomas Bach. Bach declined to say whether his organization participated in the consultation led by FIFA, of which President Gianni…

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County plans to expand Shaw wetlands

As part of a plan by Fayette County Commissioners to purchase additional property to expand Shaw’s wetlands, a resolution was recently signed to help secure a grant for the project. The Clean Ohio Fund-Green Space Conservation Program provides financial assistance for the conservation of green spaces. The resolution authorizes Brigitte Hisey, a natural resources specialist in the Fayette County Soil and Water Conservation District, to apply for the funds and take care of the necessary documents. The Shaw Wetlands, located at 2820 Robinson Road SE, are already county owned and…

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Success of the first “Bog Girl Summer”

The event took place at Shaw Wetlands, located at 2820 Robinson Road SE Courtesy photos Shaw Wetlands is one of Fayette County’s gems as it is a nine acre sanctuary home to a hardy assortment of native plants and wildlife. Courtesy photos The purpose of wetlands is the cultivation, conservation and preservation of this native landscape. Courtesy photos Indigo Roots Studio, Carnegie Public Library, Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District and Platform Coffee House collaborated to host the very first “Bog Girl Summer” last weekend. Courtesy photos Bog Girl Summer…

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NJEDA to host virtual workshops on resources for small businesses

Workshops will present available state and federal resources September 8, 2021 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will host a series of three virtual small business resources workshops to present information on the resources available to support the growth of small businesses in the state. The workshops will take place during National Small Business Week (NSBW), which runs September 13-17 and connects business owners with the people and information they need to start or grow their business in keeping in mind their long-term resilience. we are emerging from the…

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Australia Covid live news: Australian Medical Association says hospitals are not ready for reopening | Australia News

It is the last sitting day for six weeks, with Parliament heading into spring recess once it rises today. Which is probably a blessing for all of us. The past two weeks have been painful to watch. Question time is even worse. With everything going on, this is the last thing we need. It is therefore preferable that everyone retreat to their quarantine corners and calm their farms a bit. Not that the news is slowing down with the absence of parliament. It all depends on what’s going on in…

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TCC program offering resources to unemployed Oklahoma extended by 5 years

Tulsa Community College said a program it is offering to help unemployed Oklahomans get started again will be available for another five years. This comes just days before federal unemployment benefits expire in the event of a pandemic. Things didn’t look very promising on paper for Michelle Lozano who said she spent most of her life in survival mode. Lozano dropped out of school in 2010, but re-enrolled at Tulsa Community College two years later after learning she was pregnant. “Juggling a brand new baby, school and the bills and…

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How Barksdale’s industrial activities affect our bayous

Family of black bellied whistling ducks – photo taken by Nikki Greer, 2021. (Courtesy photo) By Kate Hasapes, courtesy item Oh no! There is something in the bayou! No, we’re not talking about alligators. We are talking about fuel and chemical spills. With the large amount of fuel and chemicals that aviators use to carry out their duties, we risk contaminating our air, soil and water. As the majority of Barksdale’s residents also work at the air base, it’s important to understand how our lives at home and at work…

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