A solar menorah lights the way

This solar-powered menorah stands in the village green in Woodstock, New York

On this the first night of Chanukah, folks in upstate New York have a new way to help commemorate the celebration.

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Seattle – the latest city to ban plastic bags

Seattle joins the ranks of cities banning plastic bag use (photo by Sascha W., flickr)

On December 19th, the City Council in Seattle passed an ordinance banning single use plastic bags.

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