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How to make every day Earth Day

How long it takes for a plastic water bottle to decompose? Believe it or not, it takes 450 years or more. In 2017, the average American used 167 plastic water bottles, but only recycled 38 of them. Since plastic takes hundreds of years to decompose, these bottles and other forms of plastic waste find their way into oceans and landfills across the globe, endangering the lives of humans and wildlife alike.
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Cozi TV launching in Southeastern, Wis.

TDS TV subscribers in the Milwaukee area: you’re about to get more bang for your buck! If you live in Burlington, Elk Horn, Johnson Creek, New Munster, Waterford, Watertown, Wind Lake, or Wheatland, you’ll find a new channel in your line-up starting on April 10th—WIWN, Cozi TV.
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Trouble in Paradise: Avoiding Airbnb scams

Airbnb has made it possible for travelers to live like a local—literally renting out residents’ apartments or homes. While the Airbnb site itself is safe and reliable, scammers may try to lead you off that path.
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Raul (left) volunteering with Habitat For Humanity

Meet Raul Carozza, Volunteer of the Quarter

Congratulations to Raul Carozza of TDS Telecom for his selection as Volunteer of the Quarter! Volunteering is a labor of love for Raul. Since 2012, he and his wife have been providing monthly community breakfasts to homeless and low-income families in the Madison, Wisconsin area.
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International Women’s Day 2018

The theme of this year's International Women's Day campaign, "Press for Progress," focuses on striving for gender parity in education and the workplace. We're celebrating this push for diversity by showing off four women in different areas of tech at TDS who are furthering the conversation about gender parity in STEM.
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Give the gift of a healthy heart

It's not too late to celebrate Valentine's Day and give the most important gift ever—the gift of a healthy heart. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in men and women, which is why February has been named American Heart Month. Check out our infographic with info and tips for staying healthy.
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Welcome to the Year of the Dog!

Chinese New Year begins today, February 16 and is celebrated for 15 days until its conclusion on March 2. We say goodbye to the Year of the Rooster and welcome The Year of the Dog. A few of our employees share their family holiday traditions and we all wish you fortune in the new year!
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Don’t be a fool for love: avoiding online dating scams

Everyone is looking for love, and in this digital age, many turn to online forums to find it. While many do find great relationships or fun dates through dating websites, others have felt the sting of costly scams. Monetary loss coupled with a broken heart? Far from a match made in heaven.
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Data Privacy Day: Talking to your kids about internet safety & usage

In 2013, nearly 57% of children, ages three to 17, used the internet at home, according to Child Trends. With an increasing number of children accessing the online world, it's important to include them in conversations about safe Internet usage and data privacy.
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TDS holiday giving

Giving back is an inherent part of TDS' company culture, and this is especially evident around the holidays. Employees from across our footprint helped make a difference by donating to various nonprofit organizations, supporting community events, and sponsoring people in need.
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