Recycle those plastic bags
Those flimsy plastic grocery and shopping bags can come back to life as sturdy outdoor lumber, said Tracy Hofmeyer, recycling coordinator for the Virginia Peninsulas Public Service Authority (VPPSA). But only if people recycle those thin plastic bags.
posted 03.17.2010Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 15-19
Most Americans ignore the risks of flooding, assuming they aren’t in a flood zone. The reality is, floods are America’s number one natural disaster and can happen anytime, anywhere. In fact, 90% of all natural disasters in the U.S. involve flooding.
posted 03.17.2010Daylight Savings Time To Begin
“Spring Forward” by setting your clocks ahead one hour this Sunday. Daylight saving time goes into effect at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 14, when clocks should be moved forward one hour.
posted 03.13.20102010 Census Questionnaires to Arrive March 15–17
Fill it out, mail it back. It’s easy, safe, and important to the state. Census Bureau officials ask you to watch for the 10-question form, fill it out and mail it back immediately in the provided, postage-paid envelope. This is the easiest way to participate in the census that takes place every decade, as required by the U.S. Constitution.