| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Zinc Cafe & Market is already environmentally conscious, so when representatives from Waste Management approached the Laguna Beach restaurant about a food waste recycling program, management was all ears.
Zinc is one of 18 Laguna Beach restaurants...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:55 AM
First-time parents may not always know how to care for their newborn's skin or recognize common conditions. Most problems resolve themselves, and the basic rule of thumb for washing and choosing products is to go with what's simple, says Dr. Kate B....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Disposable diapers are an actual need? Good thing no one ever told my mother.
A study in the journal Pediatrics “discovers” an unmet health “need” among impoverished families: the disposable diapers they can't afford. The study...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Trash talks between Laguna Beach and Waste Management of Orange County resulted in a contract that guarantees better and less expensive disposal of trash and waste.
The City Council approved at the July 16 meeting a $43 million contract geared toward...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Some city officials are salivating at the possibility of a food waste diversion plan, but it's not on the table — yet.
Under the terms of a new contract approved at the July 16 council meeting, Waste Management is obligated to come up with a plan...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Baltimore and Harford counties have struck a deal on trash collection they say will benefit taxpayers in both places.
Beginning next year, a Baltimore County contractor will take Harford County paper, plastic and other recyclables to a single-stream...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tom Horton's recent commentary on nuclear energy is excellent and provides the beginning of a rational discussion of green energy in Maryland ("Embracing nukes," May 23). He includes data which shows that wind farms on average operate at 30 percent of...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The City Council talked trash Tuesday.
Months of negotiations and the hiring of a consultant to assist the city staff paid off as the general terms of a franchise agreement with Waste Management of Orange County were unanimously approved. The city...
| Jan 27, 2013
Walk into the high-ceilinged, wondrously cluttered studio of the inventive Hartford kinetic sculptor Anne Cubberly and you step into the workshop of a creative visual artist's unbounded imagination.
Although small, even a bit claustrophobic, this is...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 3:56 PM
A wall with one long window separates the Timonium office of Michele's Granola from its bakery space, but neither glass nor drywall can keep out the intoxicating smell: a mix of vanilla, coconut and sunflower seeds, among other ingredients.
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:34 PM
A wind power project proposed on the lower Eastern Shore that's struggling to overcome objections from the Navy has a new, airborne worry — bald eagles.
Federal wildlife biologists say the population of the once-rare national bird has grown so...