EDCO says holiday season is ideal time for recycling

Signal Hill-based recycling company EDCO is reminding residents to recycle this holiday season. “During the holidays, Americans throw away 25-percent more trash than any other time of year,” states a recent press release from EDCO. ” From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, an additional 1 million tons of waste is thrown out each week. Much…

Twelve healthy days of Christmas

Carol Berg Sloan RDN Columnist In honor of this festive season, here are 12 tips to get you through the holidays, happy and healthy. Don’t skip meals. I used to do this in my younger days– not eat all day when I knew I was going out for a big dinner. It backfires by slowing…

LBPD shares holiday safety tips

The Long Beach Police Department (LBPD ) has issued the following safety tips for consideration during the holidays. While shopping • Place all gifts and packages in the trunk or out of sight • Be aware of your surroundings at all times and walk with confidence