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Are You a Glitterbug?

Are you still cleaning up glitter from your holiday celebrations? Did anyone glitter bomb a friend for fun or revenge? That shiny, sparkly stuff which sticks in your hair, your car, your carpet for weeks and years is polluting our fresh water streams and rivers, as well as our oceans.

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Organic Waste Recycling

Keep Our Mountains Beautiful (KOMB) applauds Emadco for being proactive implementing the Organics Recycling Laws for Commercial and Multifamily Dwellings, which went into effect Jan. 1, 2017.

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Plastic is forever

Did you know plastic never breaks down? The material, created from petroleum, even when recycled, still remains, and what doesn’t end up in landfills eventually ends up in the ocean.

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Thank you, Sandee

Sandee Scott has written most of the Keep Our Mountains Beautiful (KOMB) articles for the Sierra Star for the past three years, and alternated with Susie Tomlinson, Judy Linda Horn and Jean Russell the previous six years.

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About KOMB

Just who are those people you see with vests and grabbers walking along the roadside picking up other people’s trash? This article features an interview with one of these dedicated members of Keep Our Mountains Beautiful, Carla Rajnus.

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Why on Earth an Earth Day?

“Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.” - Native American Proverb

Caltrans officials discuss Highway 41 closure

Elizabeth Yeldon, spokesperson for Caltrans, discusses the closure of Highway 41 in eastern Madera County. The roadway was closed due to rock slides.