Here’s the complete list of freely available classic movies, shorts/cartoons, and movie intros by Mr Ken (who also selects the movies) that we’ve been posting every week on our Facebook page since April 2020. Links to new movies are added here weekly. Enjoy!
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Thinking about keeping your vacation local this summer, or maybe just planning to do some exploring right here where we live? Maybe you’re new to the area, or just haven’t had a chance to get to know what’s in your own backyard? We have information that can help you find fun & family-friendly things to do in South Plainfield and the surrounding area! …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!
April 22 is Earth Day!
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Baby Steps to Going Green provides practical green tips that can easily be introduced into your daily routine (Earth 911; site includes advertisements). See also 12 ways to save energy and money (America Saves), 10 Habits of Highly Sustainable People [NEW!] (Green America), How to Start Living a Zero Waste Lifestyle (GreenerChoices.org), …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS POST!
EPA’s Sustainable Marketplace aims at helping you choose safer, more environmentally-friendly, and often less costly products & services (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). NJ WasteWise Business Network can help owners of small businesses learn how waste reduction, recycling, and recycled product procurement not only help the environment, but also your bottom line. Individuals can close the loop by buying products with recycled content (State of California).
EWG’s Skin Deep is an online safety guide for cosmetics and personal care products, launched in 2004 to help people find safer products, with fewer ingredients that are hazardous or that haven’t been thoroughly tested. EWG also has similar guides for Household Cleaners, Food, …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!
Recycled Items are Not Created Equal [Link opens a PDF] – Despite what many consumers think, not all packaging materials are equally recyclable. This infographic shows you what happens to plastic, glass, and steel items when they are recycled (2019, Consumer Action).
Recycling in South Plainfield provides information for local residents on drop-off and curbside pickup, including yard waste, textiles, motor oil, paint, tires, electronics and more. See also …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!
Bug Review offers descriptions of some common home & garden insect pests, with photographs, habits, potential damage, and non-chemical control recommendations (University of Illinois). For information about ticks and how to deal with them, see Preventing Ticks in the Yard (U.S. CDC), Ticks and Tick-borne Disease & Prevent Tick Bites (Rutgers Cooperative Extension), Tick Bites (Medline), …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!
STEP 1: Clear out the clutter! [NEW!] – The University of Illinois Extension Service offers basic advice on sorting and getting rid of stuff. You’ll find more clutter-busting tips at Live Simple: Rule Your Stuff, Simple Ways to Make Your Home into Your Sanctuary, Ultimate Guide to Decluttering [NEW!], and Podcast: Clutter vs Hoarding- How to Live Clutter Free [AUDIO].
STEP 2: Where to Donate Goods – If you’re doing spring cleaning, you may find things to get rid of that are too good for the trash. What to do with them? Our ‘Where to Donate Goods’ page can help! Includes recycling info, too. See also How to responsibly get rid of the stuff you’ve decluttered [NEW!], and Getting Rid of Your Unwanted Stuff.
STEP 3: Resell that stuff! – Thinking about having a yard sale to get rid of some of that extra stuff? Consumer Product Safety Commission laws and regulations apply to anyone who sells or …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS WEBFINDER!
CAUTION! Before signing up or paying for any education program, please verify that the school or program is properly accredited. A complete list of recognized accrediting agencies may be found on …CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REST OF THIS POST!
It’s Tax Time! The United Way of Central New Jersey is offering free federal and state return filing assistance for individuals and households that earned $70,000 or less in 2022 through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Schedule an appointment at https://uwcjvitataxappt.as.me/schedule.php
More info at: https://www.uwcj.org/vita
==> IRS Filing Assistance this Tax Season: https://www.benefits.gov/news/article/467
==> Tax forms & info: http://www.southplainfield.lib.nj.us/useful/taxes.htm
Calling all Nature lovers: The world you see, is the one you can help save! Join Budburst to help answer important questions around the effects of climate change on plants and animals—and how we can mitigate those effects.
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