Tag: Pick up and delivery

  • Paid summer jobs for Philadelphia’s youth comes at a critical time

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    By Ryan Johnson The City of Philadelphia is investing about $8 million for young people to get paid to work this summer, and on Monday, Mayor Jim Kenney announced an additional $1 million to support paid summer jobs for young people, who are around 12-years-old to 24-years-old, through the WorkReady program. The additional support adds […]

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  • UN world population report predicts slowing growth rate, 10.9 billion peak by 2100

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    By Christopher Thompson The latest global population report from the United Nations estimates the number of people on the planet will peak at 10.9 billion by the end of the century. The vast majority of population growth is expected to come from sub-Saharan Africa, with declining population growth predicted in Asia, Europe and Latin America […]

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  • Flesh-eating bacteria in New Jersey reveal one possible effect of climate change, study says

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    By Ryan Johnson Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests: In the past two years, five cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacterial infection spread by handling or eating contaminated seafood, have been tied to Delaware Bay, where water temperatures have been on the rise in recent years, according […]

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  • Need Items Picked and Delivered? Trust Haultail!

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    By Ryan Johnson Warehousing and distribution are essential requirements for businesses. There are costs attached with these activities. You need to spare time, effort, space, and money to distribute products. Packing and shipping of goods can work out cheaper if you hire a service with the right expertise in this field. Hiring a dedicated pick […]

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  • Pro Tip on Cleaning Brass!

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    Brass is a popular material for household furniture and accessories. Over time, though, brass tarnishes and loses its warm gleam. You can make it shiny and bright again with our guide on how to clean brass. Before cleaning, check to see if your item is solid brass, or brass-plated. Do this by grabbing a refrigerator magnet and placing it on the piece. Magnets don’t stick to solid brass, so if the magnet sticks, your […]

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  • VERSATEX AND AQUA-DIY CREATE HEAT-RESISTANT CELLULAR PVC COATING

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    Aqua-DIY D100 uses water-based bonding and heat-reflective pigments to meet demand for dark and wood-grain coatings. Cellular PVC manufacturer Versatex Building Products has partnered with Aqua-DIY, a water-based coating provider for cellular PVC, to create a coating system designed to allow wood-grain finishes and other dark color treatments to resist and reflect heat. This new […]

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  • Section 199A Pass-Through Deduction Proposed by Treasury

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    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law last December, provided qualified pass-through businesses with a 20 percent deduction, bringing the effective tax rate for those businesses down to 29.6 percent.   The law established conditions that would have to be met for a company to qualify for the deduction, and it expressly excluded most […]

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  • Call2Recycle Lists Top Battery Recycling States

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    Vermont topped the list, with Delaware, Tennessee, Minnesota, New Hampshire, California, Pennsylvania, Washington, Maryland and Texas rounding out the top 10. Call2Recycle announced that in 2017, it recycled more than 8 million pounds of batteries through its battery recycling program. And just this week, the company released its top-performing battery recycling states in the U.S. […]

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  • Kroger Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic Bags

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    The Kroger Co. announced it will phase out single-use plastic bags and transition to reusable bags across its family of stores by 2025. Seattle-based QFC will be the company’s first retail division to phase out single-use plastic bags. The company expects QFC’s transition to be completed in 2019. “As part of our Zero Hunger | Zero […]

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  • Living Large In A Tiny House

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    When designing their dream vacation home in Maui, clients Shawn and Shelley wanted a home that brought the outdoors in. Portland, Ore.-based firm Tiny Heirloom designed a luxurious, 400-square-foot tiny home for the vacationers with views of the ocean. The Iki Hau’oli Hale, which means Tiny, Happy Home, focuses on blending indoor and outdoor spaces. […]

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