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SCSWA Board Meeting 9:00 am
SCSWA Board Meeting
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
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NATIONAL SKIP THE STRAW DAY
NATIONAL SKIP THE STRAW DAY
Feb 26 all-day
IT’S NATIONAL SKIP THE STRAW DAY By Peter R. Ibarbo, Education & Outreach Coordinator South Central Solid Waste Authority   The year 1888 is an important one for us in New Mexico as it marks the year our oldest public institution of higher education was founded, New Mexico State University. 1888 is also the year the “straw” was patented in Washington D.C. by Marvin Stone. The patent consisted of a manufacturing process where the straw was produced using winding strips of paper. However, in the 1960s, it was replaced by a toxic material called plastic, which is the common straw we know today. While itRead More →
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