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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Diminishing Your Energy Consumption

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

Saving energy does not require a lot of money or time. It simply requires knowledge, commitment, a plan and action.By acknowledging and capturing the energy inefficiencies that you create or ignore on a daily basis, you can radically reduce your energy bills, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions caused by power plants, ultimately reducing your carbon footprint. While new technologies...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Education, Sustainability, Environment, Evironmental Responsibility, Earth, Planet, Carbon Footprint, Energy Consumption

Interesting and Amusing Facts about El Niño 2015-2016 and Our Responsibilities

Posted on Wednesday, February 03, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

Some fascinating, mystifying, and amusing facts about the El Niño weather cycle phenomenon and why we should pay attention“Seems it never rains in southern California”, pined Albert Hammond in his 1972 Billboard chart topper. Perhaps coincidentally, 1972 was a La Niña weather-pattern year, the coin-flip antithesis of the intense El Niño pattern that we are...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Sustainability, Environment, Compost, Composting, Evironmental Responsibility, Weather, Global Warming, Earth, Planet

Why Indoor Bulk Commercial Compost Yields a Better Product that is Better for the Environment

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

The process of commercial composting produces a variety of undesirable byproducts unless facilitated responsibly in a state-of-the-art indoor facility.By now, most of us have a good grasp on the features, benefits and methods of composting our own food scraps and yard waste at home. It is an environmentally-responsible behavior that provides a useful product for our gardens, and is a great...

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Tagged:Green, Sustainability, Compost, Composting, Organic, Wastewater, Biosolids, Compostable, Food scraps, Organic waste, Grass clippings

Why the Blazing “Landfill-Free” Myth is Choking Our Environment

Posted on Saturday, January 09, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category  |  Recycling

You may have been lead to believe that solid-waste incineration is a “landfill-free” solution, but the facts burn far brighter!Contrary to what you may have been told, incineration is far from being a “landfill-free” solid-waste disposal option of choice. Did you know that approximately 25% of the waste delivered to incinerators winds up in a landfill? That’s a...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Education, Sustainability, Landfill-Free, Incineration, Landfills, Environment, Solid Waste, Trash, Garbage

‘Paws’ and Reflect - Danielle Ruiz-Murphy Recreational Dog Park and Horse Rescue

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

Five years later, we take time for a walk in the Danielle Ruiz-Murphy Recreational Dog Park and Horse Rescue to look back with our four-legged friends.Imagine a place where your beloved four legged friend can run free! A place where dogs can play off leash and be able to freely make friends with other dogs. Well, in Berks County this place is a reality.In 2010, we were honored to...

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Tagged:Giving, Community, Giving Back, Donation

Every Day Is Earth Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By: J.P. Mascaro
Categories: Main Category

We choose one day of the year to honor this planet we call home; but it’s worthy of so much more than a single day of celebration!

There are constant reminders to take a stand against the ways we harmfully impact our environment, but how often is what we say enacted?

It’s important to remember that you don’t need to make the change in an instant, you can...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling

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