FREE Kindle Book: The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book

May 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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Amazon.com LogoThe Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book: Great Dairy-, Egg-, and Nut-Free Treats for the Whole Family is typically $19.95 and you right now you can get this Kindle eBook on Amazon for FREE!

The Food Allergy Mama’s Baking Book is a one-stop guide to delicious, everyday baked goods free of dairy, eggs, and nuts — the most common food allergens.

This book includes the following:

  • Recipes for your favorite muffins, quick breads, cookies, bars, cakes, pies, crisps, and cobblers
  • Advice about dealing with classroom and birthday parties
  • Easy ingredient substitution ideas

You can learn more about author Kelly Rudnicki on her website: Food Allergy Mama.

Don’t have a Kindle? You don’t need one! You can use your computer, smart phone, or tablet. Visit the Amazon Free Reading Apps page.

Dispose of Household Hazardous Wastes for FREE on May 11

April 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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Disposing of Household Hazard WasteClean Sweep is the common name for programs designed to safely dispose of household hazardous waste.

Hazardous waste can be harmful to people, animals, or the environment, particularly surface and ground waters.

According to the Eau Claire County Clean Sweep web page, Residential Clean Sweep events are always held on the second Saturday of May, July, September, and November each year, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

May 11, July 13, September 14, and November 9 are the clean sweep dates for 2013.

Clean Sweep collections take place at WRR Environmental Services in Eau Claire, located at 5200 Ryder Road, about 1/4 mile south of Interstate 94.

For complete details about accepted materials, see the Eau Claire Country Residential Clean Sweep web page.

Check out the Eau Claire County Recycling website for a variety of recycling information.

Free Program for Recycling Old Medications

December 12, 2012 by · 1 Comment
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pillsNot sure what to do with your expired or unused medications? Dispose of them correctly and help protect our groundwater, prevent child poisonings, and reduce substance abuse.

Eau Claire County Residents can dispose of expired or unused prescription and over-the-counter medications for free at four permanent collection sites across the county:

  • Eau Claire County Courthouse, County Sheriff’s Office, Room 1428, 8 AM – 5 PM
  • Altoona Emergency Services Building, 1904 Spooner Ave, 8 AM – 4 PM
  • Augusta City Hall, 145 West Lincoln Ave, 8 AM – 4 PM
  • Fall Creek Village Hall, 122 East Lincoln Ave, 8 AM – 4:30 PM

For a complete list of accepted and unaccepted items, go to the Eau Claire City – County Prescription Drug Collection and Disposal website.

Take advantage of this free service and dispose of your medicines correctly.

Free WISPIRG Report on Toy Safety

November 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment
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Alphabet and Number BlocksThe 2012 Trouble in Toyland report is the 27th annual Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) survey of toy safety.

In this report, WISPIRG provides safety guidelines for consumers when purchasing toys for small children and provides examples of toys currently on store shelves that may pose potential safety hazards.

Safety hazards include lead and other dangerous chemicals, magnets, choking hazards, noisy toys, and recommendations for consumers and policymakers.

Before you finish your shopping this holiday season, take a look at the executive summary and shop with the toy safety tips located on the WISPIRG web site. Here you will find an unsafe toy list as well as recalled toys.

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