Monthly Archives: October 2015

Talkin’ Trash: Plastics

Plastics By Lynne Gilbert, Member of the Keep Pemaquid Peninsula Beautiful Steering Committee Plastics are inexpensive, convenient, waterproof, and durable. According to the Society of the Plastics Industry (an industry trade group), the plastics industry is “the third largest U.S. … Continue reading

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TALKIN’ TRASH: Recycling Odds and Ends, Part I

Have you ever wondered about how to properly dispose of those odd items? By that I mean the ones that you don’t have to get rid of very often, which means that trying to figure out what to do with … Continue reading

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WHEN THE RUBBER NO LONGER MEETS THE ROAD

I don’t enjoy buying new tires. They are expensive, and the need for replacement seems to come around too often. On the other hand, driving with old, worn out tires is unsafe and very dangerous. If you have tires to … Continue reading

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“PRESERVING THE BEAUTY” ART EXHIBIT

Artist Kathleen Horst is now showcasing her paintings at the Pemaquid Watershed Association (PWA) office gallery in downtown Damariscotta until November 13 in an exhibit entitled, “Preserving the Beauty”. The Association invites the public to a reception for Horst from … Continue reading

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CANCELLATION OF AUTUMN WALK & TALK

Please note: the Autumn WALK and TALK at Cooked Farm Preserve scheduled for October 17th has been canceled and has not been rescheduled.

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The importance of using recycling and composting to reduce waste that goes into landfills cannot be overemphasized. Disposal of municipal solid waste is a growing challenge in Maine due to declining landfill space, high disposal costs, and environmental health risks. … Continue reading

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