Handy tips to help reduce, reuse and recycle this holiday season.
Ah, the twinkling lights of the menorahs, kinaras and Christmas trees, the nostalgic smells of fresh-cut pine, fragrant mazao and frying latkes, the traditional sounds of carols, Hanukah blessings and Kwanzaa drumming - what could possibly spoil the holiday spirit? How about mountains of balled up wrapping paper, crushed boxes and cut ribbons, higher energy bills from all those festive lights, plus the potential hazards of old and unsafe decorations and the negative impact on the environment from all of the festivities. Patch is here to help with this handy guide to greening up the holidays! General Information Since Christmas falls on a Tuesday, trash and recycling pick-up days are on a holiday schedule this year: Montgomery County – …
Patch will make a $1 donation to AmeriCares for every tweet with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Ivy Jacobson
Thursday, November 15, 2012
You can help rebuild communities that were hit by Hurricane Sandy by donating cans of food, volunteering for cleanup efforts—or simply sending a tweet. Patch is excited to announce our new effort to help support devastated communities after the storm. For every tweet sent with the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, we will donate $1 to the AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund, up to $125,000. Your contribution will go toward medical and humanitarian aid, grants and programs to help Sandy survivors. You can simply tweet the hashtag #PatchRebuilds, or go to our Patch Rebuilds website, rebuilds.patch.com, and tweet directly from the site. A customized tweet that starts “My heart belongs to…” is created from the Patch Rebuilds website, and …