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Members   Club members can choose to be listed in our searchable directory.  Member bios have been added again after a long absence, complete with customizable colors and fonts (and even more features in the works!).  Click here if you've lost or forgotten your password.    Not a member?  Not a problem.  Follow this link and join now!

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Excerpt from the book "Night Shift":
"Elizabeth closed her eyes. These people really saw you got a full measure of dirt for your dollar, didn't they?"
"Maybe. Anyway, Ed's father got in another jam in Bridgeport. It was gambling again, but this time he got mixed up with a big-time loan shark. He got a broken leg and a broken arm somehow. The operative says he doubts it was an accident."
"At first nobody objected to the boy even though it was illegal for him to be in the casinos. His father was a prize fish. But then the father started sticking just to roulette, playing only odd-even and red-black. By the end of the year the boy was off-limits in every casino on the strip. And his father took up a new king of gambling. What? The Stock market... "

"In a distant future a mad scientist discovers there is an amazing property obtained with the turmeric supplement preparation mixed with other ingredients. This guy had been doing scientific experiments with plants and fruit for all he could remember. He was always fascinated by stories of African sorcerers or the magical powers of medecine men in remote tropical jungles in the South Pacific. He took it up on himself to study these concoctions from a scientific approach to see what kind of properties could be harvested. The curcumin molecules were supposed to enhance human metabolism by accelerating anti-inflammation mechanisms..."

Everyone enjoys a clean house with a beautiful garden, don't we? Did you know that when you do a big Spring cleaning or a roof repair, you can find a dumpster rental in Florida or in other States? We are preparing a promotion in this respect for next year and we will keep you updated about it in the near future. Note that no matter how inefficient recycling can be, it will always reduce the quantity of junk reaching our landfills, water streams and ultimately our oceans. In any case the efficiency has been improving over time. A lot of recycling plants will now not discard the whole bin away just because there is something inside that they cannot recycle properly. This is what they do very well at the Tallahassee waste management company. These guys are very aware of the current problems with the environment and they focus on providing sustainable green solutions in North Florida.

A lot of people from the North states like Illinois love Florida as well and it is not coincidence given the difference in climate. But if you want to find the right property in either place, you need the right real estate agent. Just make it easier on yourself and use someone superbly trained who will do all he can to help you find your dream home or second-home. A reputed Chicago broker like Kale Realty Company hires and keeps the brightest real estate agents in the Chicago region and you are guaranteed to find the best deals with them.

Also if you have not yet done so, read our favorite novel: The Shining or watch our favorite movie adaptation: Carrie.

If proof of Donald Trump's skepticism about the reality of global warming was needed, here it is. The tenant of the White House recently sharply rejected the conclusions of the National Climate Assessment, an assessment commissioned by the United States Congress on the climate issue written by more than 300 scientists and validated by his administration. According to this document the United States could lose hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century because of greenhouse gases.

The consequences of climate change beyond our borders will affect more and more our trade and our economy, in particular the prices with the import and export, as well as the companies which have investments and chains of overseas supply said the report. This adds to the pollution effect that even the most optimal waste management solutions cannot combat.

Trump is clearly a convinced climate skeptic. The latter had already questioned the previous volume of the study published last year. The conclusions of this text, which the White House had nevertheless approved the publication, contradicted the statements of the Republican president. And the 2018 report, which this time focused on the economic repercussions, did not seem to convince the billionaire who sells himself to have revived the American economy. No wonder: Donald Trump once called climate change a hoax and doubts its human causes.

Just before Thanksgiving he again invoked the weather to prove his skepticism about the climate. "The brutal and prolonged cold wave can beat all records. Wat has become of global warming?", he pretended to wonder in a tweet, despite all scientific logic. The tenant of the White House announced, in June 2017, the withdrawal of the United States (effective in November 2020) from the Paris climate agreement and has, de facto, already abandoned the objectives of reducing gas emissions greenhouse fixed by his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama.

The national waste management planning aims to provide an overview, at national level, of the waste management system and the national policy conducted in this area, in particular on the measures in force and planned to improve the recovery of waste. It thus resumes, in a single document, the measures, objectives and legislative, regulatory and/or fiscal orientations adopted within the framework of the federal law relating to the energy transition and for green growth and proposed by the roadmap for a circular economy. It also makes it possible to respond to the new provisions included in the waste framework.

Certain measures, and in particular certain quantified objectives, will be specified at the federal level by the texts transposing the recent directives. In addition, the anti-waste law for a circular economy proposes new measures to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.

In order to better understand the situation and the modes of local declination of the orientations that it summarizes, the plan is supplemented by regional annexes, based on data already available or the local orientations known at the time of the drafting of the federal plan, projects regional plans for the prevention and management of waste, currently being drawn up or even already approved in the state. This waste management plan is not intended to replace regional plans.

Recycling in St. Paul, MN is an important part of the city's efforts to reduce waste and promote sustainability. St. Paul has implemented a comprehensive curbside recycling program that serves single-family homes, duplexes, and triplexes. All residents can now recycle a wide range of materials, including paper, cardboard, plastics (numbers 1-7), metal cans, and glass bottles and jars. Additionally, St. Paul provides a free drop-off site for recyclables, such as electronics, batteries, and fluorescent bulbs, which cannot be placed in the curbside bins. The city also offers seasonal collections for yard waste and Christmas trees as well as dumpster rentals.

To encourage recycling, St. Paul provides educational resources to its residents, such as informational brochures and an online recycling guide. The city has also implemented a recycling rewards program, where residents can earn points for recycling and redeem them for discounts at local businesses. Furthermore, St. Paul has adopted a Zero Waste Resolution, which aims to divert 80% of waste from landfills by 2030 through a combination of recycling, composting, and waste reduction strategies. Overall, St. Paul's recycling efforts demonstrate a commitment to environmental sustainability and a healthier future for the community with better waste management practices.


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