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Dumpster Rental

Dumpster Rental

Dumpster rental is a highly useful service for those people who want their waste to be stored in a secure way. A dumpster can also be used by a homeowner as well as a business owner. The dumpster is essentially a container that is mounted on wheels. That container is used to store all of […]

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Pollution

Water Pollution

Water pollution is still a growing problem. Merely 5% of water is fit or safe for human consumption. Nearly 80% of water used by humans goes to agricultural purposes. Considering the limited fresh water in the world, the way we are dumping the water we use is not sustainable. We should use water conservation techniques […]

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Sports News

Philadelphias’ Local Sports News

Danny Green Of The 76ers Has Torn His Acl And Lcl. The Philadelphia 76ers continue to take hits. Danny Green, a seasoned winger, was diagnosed with a torn ACL & LCL in his left knee just 1 day after the season finished. In real time, the injuries appeared to be severe. After trying a layup, […]

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Pa. Governor Hopeful Drops Out, Backs Rival As Primary Nears
Political news

Pa. Governor Hopeful Drops Out, Backs Rival As Primary Nears

At the news conference on Thursday, Pennsylvania’s top state senator, Jake Corman, announced his support for Lou Barletta. PHILADELPHIA— A Republican candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania said on Thursday that he was terminating his campaign and endorsed competitor Lou Barletta,  move that comes as GOP officials fear that the front-runner, Doug Mastriano, is too far […]

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Trump Endorses Mastriano In Pa. Governor's Race
Political news

Trump Endorses Mastriano In Pa. Governor’s Race

Mastriano, the  far-right Republican who has embraced the former president’s disproved conspiracy theory which the 2020 election would be rigged by rampant voting fraud, has recently topped the Republican field for the  governor in the polls. Previous President Donald Trump has endorsed state Senator Doug Mastriano in the campaign for the Republican Party’s governorship nomination […]

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Nature News

Thousands Of Bird Specimens Preserved For Study In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — “I can just pick up any one of those samples & tell you something remarkable about it,” Dr. Jason Weckstein remarked. The Associate Curator of Zoology at Drexel University’s Academy of Natural Science works in an office that is separated from hundreds of years of bird research. “We’re a research institute. Here, […]

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Nature News

Local Nature News About Philadelphia

Nature may be found everywhere around us in Philadelphia. Natural landforms and habitats exist beneath the concrete and asphalt. Philadelphia is located in  river valley. Except for the northwest, Philadelphia is flat city. The Delaware & the smaller Schuylkill rivers edge the city. Landforms The Atlantic Coastal Plain a the Piedmont Upland are the landforms […]

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Landfills

Landfills

The average American generates about 4.4 pounds of trash per day, or about 1,600 pounds per year. A nationwide landfill capacity study conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 1995 estimated that at the current disposal rate of nearly 1.5 pounds per person per day, landfills will reach capacity between 2010 and 2015. We […]

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Pollution

Air Pollution

Air pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or biological materials that cause harm or discomfort to humans or other living organisms. It may cause diseases, allergies, or death in humans and other animals and may damage the natural or built environment. Air pollution occurs when harmful substances including gases, particles, and biological materials […]

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Waste Management
Waste Management

Waste Management

Waste management is the practice of preventing waste, also known as “waste reduction”; reusing waste materials whenever possible; recycling waste material; and disposing of waste safely and in accordance with current legislation. Waste management practices are not uniform among countries, with a variety of regulations and policies being implemented. The hierarchy of waste management defines […]

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