Individual changes aren’t enough Reducing contributions to the landfill is an enormously complex task. Even with the amount of brainpower and effort Phoenix has applied to the system, it’s hard to know whether they’ll hit their goal by the end of this year, or their longer-term dream of becoming zero-waste. And if it’s too much for a city to handle, it’s certainly too much for individual citizens to handle. When Spencer starts telling me about what I should do with my old clothes (yes, I should take them to Goodwill but only the nicely used ones, and Phoenix’s Textile Curbside Collection program means people must not only separate yard waste and recyclables into different containers but also old clothes), I feel my brain start to tug apart at the seams. It’s enough for me to get through the workday and make sure there are vegetables on the table at dinner. Even though I don’t want to be buried in my own garbage, it’s too hard to … [Read more...] about How America’s least sustainable city learned to love recycling
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One Upsolve user, a single mother, told the startup that she’s been struggling to find a place to affordably print out the dozens of pages of forms now that her local library has closed; she’s also trying to juggle taking care of kids that she suspects may have the virus and trying to afford to feed them. Pavuluri says that a small number of courts are beginning to allow online filing, and he’s hopeful that will grow. Courts are also beginning to hold hearings by phone rather than in person. … [Read more...] about People are starting to declare bankruptcy from coronavirus—but it’s often impossible to do while distancing
Buying directly from a designer, as opposed to through a big multi-brand chain or behemoth, means the profit (if any) goes directly to the designer, and their employees. Buying from an independent multi-brand boutique is a way to keep this part of the ecosystem alive. Stand-alone stores with a singular point of view are often the key to finding and nurturing new talent. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Should we still go shopping (online)?
Their professional difference isn't a source of frustration for them now, though. "I know he's really ambitious, and I know that he cares about his job and really wants to be productive and do really well, and I find that really admirable," she said. "I still find myself attracted to him because of those qualities, even though I don't know what he does." … [Read more...] about Couples having a working-from-home revelation: That’s what you do all day?
Sigh of relief can be expected for bulls as positive candlestick patterns are emerging on the chart. ‘Bullish doji’ candlestick pattern followed by big green candle suggesting that bears could take a pause and pull back rally might extend in coming days. Market is trading in a highly oversold zone where weekly RSI level has breached the low 2008 bear market and it could result in a short term bounce back. Scenario was clearly indicating that exaggeration of negative sentiments has hammered the bulls quite intensely and pull back rally will not be ruled out from lower levels. Expected rally has already taken a shape and follow up buying can still be expected from current levels. … [Read more...] about Modi move: 21-day lockdown better than months of chaos