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Small Business to Sell ‘Superplants’ to Remove 30x More Indoor Pollutants Than Normal Houseplants

A company in France has developed genetically-enhanced houseplants that remove 30 times more indoor air pollutants than your normal ficus. Paint, treated wood, household cleaners, insulation, unseen mold—there is a shopping list of things that can fill the air you breathe in your home with VOCs or volatile organic compounds. These include formaldehyde and other airborne… Keep Reading

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Volunteers dig deep at annual tree planting

Committed volunteers dug deep while it rained Saturday morning and planted 46 trees at Case Middle School and Watertown High School. They were taking part in the 22nd Annual Fall Volunteer Tree Planting Project, organized by Planning and Community Development Director Michael A. Lumbis and City Planner and Urban Forestry Coordinator Michael J. DeMarco. Groups… Keep Reading

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Peak fall foliage in the north country is nearly here

This week the Adirondacks are experiencing vibrant, peak fall colors, according to the I Love New York fall foliage report. In the Thousand Islands-Seaway region, leaves will be near-peak in Jefferson County, according to volunteers in Alexandria Bay. Reports from the village expect an 85% change with a bright range of fall colors, including gold… Keep Reading

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