Karnataka Home Was Built From 100% Recycled Plastic, in Just 10 Days

Good News Notes: “T-shirts, sweaters, denim pants, park benches and now a house – such is the use of recycled plastic in today’s world. The latest creation made from recycled plastic is a house that stands in Karnataka’s Mangaluru city. Made from the remains of tetra packs and gutka packets, it was built by Plastic…

Chief: 3 pets saved, house destroyed after fire in Zanesville

Good News Notes: “The Zanesville Fire Department says two dogs and a cat had to be resuscitated after a house fire on Greenwood Avenue.” “Firefighters were called to the corner of Greenwood and Beulah Avenues around 8:30 Monday morning. Fire Chief Jeff Bell says the house was condemned and the family was preparing to move…

Firefighters reunited with 2-year-old rescued from Mayport house fire

 Good News Notes: “The grandparents of a 2-year-old girl who was trapped in a bedroom while a fire tore through a home in Mayport said Wednesday that their granddaughter is still in the hospital, but that her condition is improving. On Friday, a family of six′s home was destroyed in the fire. The child’s 17-year-old brother is…

Three dogs rescued from a house fire in Lebanon

Good News Notes: “Three dogs were rescued from a house fire in Lebanon on Tuesday. At 3:00 p.m. fire crews responded to a house fire on Dodge Street where they were told by a person who had escaped the fire that there were three dogs inside the home. Firefighters were able to enter the home,…

Firefighters rescue dog from burning house in Vancouver

Good News Notes: “Vancouver firefighters rescued a dog from a burning house Saturday morning. The Vancouver Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire with people inside at 11020 NE 87th St. at around 9 a.m. Crews arrived at the scene within 5 minutes and found a two-story house on fire.” View…

Home renovators reap rewards of reuse, recycling

Good News Notes: “Hundreds of thousands of tons of construction and demolition waste — much of it from home tear-downs and remodeling jobs — end up in Minnesota landfills every year. But some homeowners are learning it’s environmentally, and financially, rewarding when materials from such projects are reused or recycled. Kim Chapman LaFrence, of Grant,…

Ex-NFL player Warrick Dunn launches non-profit in Augusta

Good News Notes: “Former NFL player Warrick Dunn has been helping families with housing needs for years but Wednesday he decided to take his mission one step further. ‘We want to supply families with tools, so they can create some stability in their lives,’ Dunn said. ‘For me, this is just the next transition of…

Local animal shelters team up to house pets affected by flooding

Good News Notes: “Mississippi Animal Rescue League and Community Animal Rescue and Adoption are teaming up to house animals affected by flooding in the community. MARL is housing cats and small dogs. CARA is housing large dogs. The owners bring them to the shelters and do the paperwork and the shelters will keep and care for…