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(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, kids aren’t getting nearly enough fruits and veggies in their daily diets, but you can help yours get the nutrients they need—and like it.
(NAPSI)—When it comes to home decor, leading designers say it’s all about style fusion and natural materials. Also in are recycling and retro decor ideas, says HGTV star Vern Yip, a champion of eco-friendly materials with a fashion-forward appeal.
Everyday choices can affect your family’s health as well as the environment.
The Y is so much more than a gym. The Y is committed to changing lives by providing a community that is not only focused on fitness, but also on strengthening our Tucson community, living a healthier life, and spending time together as a family. Whatever reasons Y members have for joining, they find the motivation and guidance needed to reach their fitness goals and nurture their well-being.
(NAPSI)—Good news for today’s busy families: An increasing number of companies now offer products and services that make shopping more affordable and convenient, using new technologies and home delivery systems to redefine the way people get groceries, rent movies and even shave. These services offer you the peace of mind that you’ll have what you need, before you need it, without having to run another errand or even make a phone call.
Saguaro National Park has reopened trails and campgrounds in the Rincon Mountains after the Deer Head and Jackalope Fires. Hikers are cautioned to stay on trails, especially in the burned areas.
(NAPSI)—An increasing number of Americans are taking a shine to the look of metal for their home furnishings.
(NAPSI)—Calling breakfast the most important meal of the day is no exaggeration. Without breakfast, your metabolism can suffer, performance and concentration are apt to decrease, and hunger throughout the day can result in overeating during future meals.
(StatePoint) It’s easy to make your home more eco-friendly, and your yard is a great place to start. This season, take steps to limit your home’s impact on the local environment by giving your outdoor spaces an earth-friendly makeover.
Re: establishing a satellite location in Oro Valley for the Tucson Children’s Museum — I hope that a location is selected from among the many vacant business sites that are awaiting new tenants in Oro Valley.
As water levels continue to drop from regional-area groundwater wells, the City of Tucson and Metro Water District are in the beginning stages of counteracting the decrease by exploring how to combine groundwater with CAP (Central Arizona Project) water, which delivers about 1.5 million acre-feet of water annually from the Colorado River.
(BPT) - The substructure of your deck is the heart of its durability and the foundation for its aesthetics. Until recently, wood was the go-to material for builders and contractors but many professionals are now switching to steel for its superior structural integrity and design flexibility. Steel won’t rot, crack or warp and its inherent strength allows for longer spans between beams and posts making it possible for architects and homeowners to integrate curves and other design elements into their decks, while achieving more useable space underneath.
(NAPSI)—Here’s a new look at an old pastime: Recreational vehicle (RV) travel has been a favorite with Americans for more than a century. The fuel of choice for RV travelers, propane, has also been around for more than 100 years. Propane is a clean, American-made fuel used for cooking, heating and cooling, and powering a variety of appliances in most towable, motorized and specialty RVs.
(BPT) - ¿Ha pensado alguna vez en la cantidad de alimentos que termina en el basurero? Vasos de yogurt vencido, ensaladas echadas a perder, restos de comida con hongos… y mucho más. Los expertos estiman que más del 40 por ciento de los alimentos producidos en los Estados Unidos – de la granja a la mesa – es desechado. Imagínese todos los recursos invertidos en sembrar, cosechar, transportar, envasar, vender y servir esos alimentos. Y después, imagínese que casi la mitad se tira.
(BPT) - Have you ever thought about how much food ends up being wasted? Expired yogurt cups, slimy salads, moldy leftovers - it all adds up. Experts estimate that more than 40 percent of the food produced in the U.S. - from farm to fork - is wasted. Imagine all the resources that went into growing, harvesting, processing, transporting, packaging, selling and serving that food. And then imagine throwing away almost half of it.
(BPT) - With back-to-school shopping, changing schedules and preparing kids for the upcoming school year, your family’s environmental impact may be the last thing on your mind
(StatePoint) Life is busy and loud. A home used to be a relaxing, calming haven to hide away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But with televisions in every room and a constant connection to the outside world through tablets, laptops and smartphones, finding a fortress of solitude, or even a room of quiet, has become a near impossible task.
(BPT) - Working out, getting in shape, starting a fitness routine – these are all practices that are good for the body. When mind and emotional-strengthening practices like yoga and meditation are included in the mix, you’re actively working to make all areas of your body healthy. You can take this one step further by engaging in a sustainable practice – one that’s good for the environment around you.
(StatePoint) Everyday choices can affect your family’s health as well as the environment.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Consumers are shown that their recyclable materials want to be something more. Promote recycling as a way to give garbage another life. Learn more at http://IWantToBeRecycled.org.
(BPT) - A menudo, las temperaturas más cálidas nos estimulan a salir al aire libre para acampar, nadar, caminar, montar bicicleta o correr, y a apreciar nuevamente de nuestro medio ambiente. Una de las formas más fáciles de reducir nuestro impacto en el medio ambiente durante nuestras actividades al aire libre, es buscar materiales y equipos como prendas de vestir, fabricados con plásticos reciclados.
(BPT) - Warmer weather often leads people outdoors for camping, swimming, hiking, cycling or running - and to a renewed appreciation for our natural environment. One of the easiest ways to lighten our environmental footprint while enjoying the outdoors is to look for outdoor gear made with recycled plastics, including outdoor clothing.