My New Year’s Resolution: Use less water when I shower. My plan: The “Navy shower.”
1. Turn on the water
2. Immediately wet the body
3. Turn off the water
4. Soap up and scrub
5. Turn the water back on and rinse off the soap
6. Turn off the water
Happy New Year!
Don’t be overwhelmed by styrofoam packaging this holiday season! Butte County Public Works is offering the following drop-off points for styrofoam recycling:
*Northern Recycling & Waste Services, 920 American Way, Paradise
*Recology of Butte Colusa Counties, 2720 S. 5th Ave, Oroville
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