11 surprising items that aren’t recyclable

Proper recycling actually has a whole lot of rules.  (iStock) Hold up – don’t toss those empty containers in the recycling bin just yet! While it’s great to recycle as much as possible, there are some items that don’t belong in that bin. Here’s a look at 11 things you think are recyclable but they’re not. 1. Some takeout containers ...

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Popular Maine restaurant will only accept reservations by postcard

The Lost Kitchen is moving to a more analog system for reservations.  (iStock) A remote farm-to-table restaurant in Freedom, Maine is ditching the harried digital system of accepting reservations and instead turning to a more intimate form of booking – handwritten postcards. The Lost Kitchen hosts a series of highly in-demand dinners between May and December each year, Food & ...

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LA fashion show faces backlash for allegedly banning Filipino models

Makeup artists Cherry Ordoñez and Alan del Rosario said that the show’s producer Eric Rosete told them he did not want Filipinas on his runway.  (iStock) LA fashion week is facing backlash after one of its shows allegedly banned Filipina models. On Monday, fashion label For the Stars Fashion House denied backstage access to singer Kiana Valenciano alongside six models, reports “GMA News.” Makeup artists ...

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Students fight bag against school's do-rag ban: 'It's part of our culture that they're trying to take away'

Male students of color are protesting against a dress code policy that bans the wearing of do-rags and bandannas during school hours.  (iStock) Students at a Massachusetts charter school are challenging a new dress code policy that bans the wearing of do-rags and bandannas, calling the head covering a cultural choice. KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate is facing backlash from male ...

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Walmart and Weight Watchers launch meal kits

The two powerhouses are throwing their names in the healthy meal prep kit ring.  (iStock) HelloFresh and Blue Apron have two new competitors in town: Walmart and Weight Watchers. The two brands recently announced their ventures into the meal kit business, but unlike many of the other options out there, these pre-prepped packages won’t be delivered to your door. “Customers are busier than ever and we ...

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