Recycle Your Wired Waste in the Hill
Saturday May 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Chestnut Hill College,
9601 Germantown Ave.
Bring your old TVs, microwaves, monitors and more to
this annual event organized by the Co-op's Environment
Committee. They'll recycle it safely with help from PAR
Recycle Works of Nicetown-Tioga. Click here for all the
Grandom Institution – low-income clean energy help
This institution is Quaker and associated with Friends Fiduciary. It gives funding for clean energy initiatives such as decarbonization and other clean energy projects for low-income individuals.
Tick Prevention Tips
Recommended precautions for anyone venturing outdoors include:
• Apply tick repellents containing permethrinOpens In A New Window to clothing and EPA-registered insect repellentsOpens In A New Window such as DEET to exposed skin before entering the outdoors. Reapply as needed according to product label instructions.
• Wear light-colored outer clothing and tuck shirts into pants, and pants into socks.
• Walk in the centers of trails, and avoid wooded and brushy areas with low-growing vegetation and tall grasses that may harbor ticks.
• After returning home, remove all clothing, take a shower, and place clothing into the dryer on high heat to kill any lingering ticks. Examine gear such as backpacks for ticks.
• Conduct a full-body tick check using a hand or full-length mirror, including hidden areas such as the scalp, ears, armpits, belly button, and between the legs.
• Check over any pets exposed to likely tick habitats each time they return indoors.
• If a tick is found attached to your skin, use tweezers to remove it carefully, including the head. Monitor for symptoms and contact your doctor with any questions.
EPA Equity Action Plan
To read a copy of the plan:
Department of Environmental Education and Information Center
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Organization empowering youth to vote and take part in civic actions
This is a nonpartisan group of students, educators and organizations
Planet Philadelphia is a radio show about our shared environment aired 4:00-5:00 PM EST the first and third Friday a month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and/or at gtownradio.com. Also on Villanova University’s radio station, WXVU, Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. at 89.1FM.
Podcasts are available at
planetphiladelphia.com show archives page.
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