Good News Headlines 12/1/2020

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Dispel Lockdown Woes and Hectic Holidays With Simple, Science-Backed Tips For Boosting Mood

by Andy Corbley, Good News Network

Wintertime weather, holidays, and a pandemic lockdown can make routines difficult, but practicing mindfulness can offer a solution, and be done in very simple forms… Read More


This School District Is Using Solar Savings To Give Teachers A Raise

from The Optimist Daily

Clean energy nonprofit Generation 180 says the Batesville School District isn’t alone in switching to renewable energy. Across the US, at least 7,300 schools are using solar to save on utilities and introduce students to renewable energy… Read More


Scotland Becomes First Nation To Provide Free Pads, Tampons In Public Bathrooms

by Sara Boboltz, HuffPost

Toilet paper will no longer be the only essential hygiene item available free of cost in Scottish facilities… Read More


Covid: Mouthwash ‘Can Kill Virus In Lab In 30 Seconds’

from BBC News

Scientists at Cardiff University found there were “promising signs” that over-the-counter mouthwashes may help to destroy the virus… Read More


Recycling Oven Makes Asbestos Safe To Reuse

from The Construction Index

Thermal treatment changes the chemical and physical composition of the asbestos and the asbestos-free material is then crushed to produce aggregate for road building… Read More


Rare Plant Rises from the Dead in Norfolk Pond

by Rein F., Nature World News

Previously believed to have gone extinct, grass-poly is one of the rarest plants in the United Kingdom. The last confirmed sighting of this low-rising plant in the area was more than a hundred years ago… Read More


Moving Company Helps Victims Of Domestic Violence Move At No Cost

by Ashley Wehrli,

One moving company is making it a lot easier for families affected by domestic violence to leave their current situation… Read More


Indigenous-owned Solar Farm Opens In Remote Northern Alberta Community

by Jordan Omstead, CBC News

An Indigenous-owned solar farm in remote northeast Alberta, branded the largest project of its kind in Canada, celebrated its grand opening this week, bringing increased renewable energy independence to a community long reliant on diesel fuel… Read More

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