A plastic bag is often discarded without much thought regarding the consequences. So what really happens to these bags when you opt out of recycling? According to Biologicaldiversity.org, the average American family takes home approximately 1,500 plastic shopping bags per year. Of that 1,500, it is...

Blue Earth County Soil and Water Conservation District has deemed nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment as high priority issues that require conservation measures. But what are these substances and why are they harmful to our county? Phosphorus Phosphorus is an important nutrient for plant life and animal growth....

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