The City of El Paso has a goal of becoming a “no-kill” city. They are counting on a new, low-cost clinic to save more lives, according to KFOX14 on Wednesday. The new clinic is currently under construction.

What should I know about bedbugs? Bedbugs apparently do not transmit infections to humans. They leave itchy bites which leave red raised, itchy lesions and can become infected with scratching. “The bedbugs, and particularly the eggs of bedbugs, are even harder to kill than the spores of the bacteria,” says Dr. Dick Zoutman, a professor and infectious disease specialist at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada.

In the quest for reduce reuse recycle; reusing is next on the agenda. Try to reuse as many products as possible in your own household. Plastic milk jugs make great pitchers for tea and water.

Material Recycling, Inc. Location: 2340 N. Burkhardt Road in Evansville. Phone: (812) 476-6422. Open for recycling from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday and from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Maximum payment is $250. Price: 55 cents per pound.

Please contact Harris County Public Health and Radon Mitigation at (281) 999-3191 between 9am and 6pm to tag for rescue or adopt him. They are located at 612 Canino Rd. Houston, TX 77076. Additional information can be found at their web site here.

Some pet waste bags are marked as flushable. However, you need to make sure your plumbing can handle this. If you have older plumbing, a septic tank, cesspool, etc., you probably don’t want to use flushable bags. However, you can still flush pet waste without the bag. Just empty the bag into the toilet, flush, and discard the bag.

But the main drawback to this system is that it took up to 24 hours to kill bedbugs, and up to 36 hours to kill their eggs. They say they are now working to adapt the system to kill bed bugs even faster and more effectively.

“Green Jobs” is a common political buzzphrase, but has anyone really seen a newspaper ad calling out for green workers (whatever that is) with little/no experience? It’s never that easy. The problem is; most people don’t know that they already have skills that can be applied in the growing green fields. It is important for every green job searcher to do research on what jobs are in high demand and what skills are needed before starting on those career websites. Planet green is a great source of green job info so you can start there!