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Dis & Dast for October 13, 2009

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

October 13, 2009






Five Layer Bars


1/3 cup butter
1 cup gramb cracker crumb mix
3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
3/4 cup coconut or toffee chips
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk


Melt 1/3 cup butter in Rock ‘N Serve Large Container for 45 sec. Add 1 cup graham cracker crumb; mix, flatten and microwave 1 ½ minutes.

Then add the following:
¾ cups milk chocolate chips or whatever
¾ cups coconut or toffee chips or whatever
2/3 cups sweetened Condensed milk (about ½ of the can)
Cover and microwave for 4-5 minutes. Cool completely, cut and serve.


Green Tip

Disposable Diapers

What is better for the environment: Cloth diapers or disposble diapers?

Some will say that the water used to wash cloth diapers takes away any environmental savings that come from using cloth rather than disposable. However, here are some important facts to consider.

1. It has been estimated that roughly 5 million tons of untreated waste and a total of 2 billion tons of urine, feces, plastic and paper are added to landfills each year.

2. It takes around 80,000 pounds of plastic and over 200,000 trees a year to manufacture the disposable diapers used in the United States alone.

3. So-called biodegradable disposable diapers need to be exposed to the air and sun to biodegrade. Since this is unlikely to happen with a 'dirty' diaper, it can take hundreds of years for them to decompose.

4. The waste from these diapers are in our landfills that are not designed to treat this type of waste. This can cause possible contanmination to our water supply.

5. Some suggest diapers can be burned. However, incineration causes other problems such as the clorin bleach being converted to dioxin.

The decision to use cloth or disposable is totally up to you, the consumer. Hopefully, the above points will help you decide to use diapers that would help preserve our environment for future generations.

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Law of Window Cleaning: It's on the other side


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