A Greener Indiana

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Jessica Johnson is now a member of A Greener Indiana
15 hours ago
Chelsea O'Neill posted a blog post

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than two million job postings in the green energy sector in quarters one and two of 2014 alone. This is almost an 88 percent increase from…See More
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Power of Kabbalah Level 1 at Fishers, IN

September 2, 2014 from 7pm to 8:15pm
Power of Kabbalah: Foundations  | Indianapolis 8 WEEKS| FREE for New Students Tuesdays, 7:00 PM (EDT) Beginning September 2nd The wisdom of Kabbalah is meant for everyone, of all backgrounds and beliefs. Foundations class is your doorway to an inspired life; one of lasting fulfillment and purpose.Fisher Office SuitesConference Room 11650 Lantern Rd. Fishers, IN 46038 For more information call 800.522.2252RSVP:…See More
Friday
George P. Meade joined Sarah Weaver's group
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Permaculture

This group is for people that live in cities and suburbs that are committed to the values of Permaculture and strive to reflect that in their lifestyles.  One of the cornerstones of this page is the feed below.  The feed shows the latest news from the following sites. - midwest permaculture - http://midwestpermaculture.com/- bloomington permaculutre -…See More
Aug 10
Mrs. Cara Dafforn shared their blog post on Twitter
Aug 4
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Aug 4
Mary Baird joined Sarah Weaver's group
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Permaculture

This group is for people that live in cities and suburbs that are committed to the values of Permaculture and strive to reflect that in their lifestyles.  One of the cornerstones of this page is the feed below.  The feed shows the latest news from the following sites. - midwest permaculture - http://midwestpermaculture.com/- bloomington permaculutre -…See More
Jul 28
Mary Baird posted a group
Jul 28
Mary Baird shared John Gibson's group on Facebook
Jul 28
Mary Baird posted a status
"Attending a two week permaculture course in Adrian, MI"
Jul 28
Jennifer is now a member of A Greener Indiana
Jul 4
MC2 Home Inspections LLC shared a profile on Facebook
Jun 23
MC2 Home Inspections LLC updated their profile
Jun 23
Mrs. Cara Dafforn posted a blog post

Summer of Survival

The free webinar "Summer of Survival" has inspired me to think about Summer emergency preparations.  Time and distance from any event will enable you to complete tasks to do in advance of impending chaos.  Planning prevents panic, so here is a list to help your hearth and homePlug in  any Electric GeneratorsCharge PhonesComplete the LaundryBake the EggsHydrate the House with Citrus Peel WaterSterilize Jars and prepare for food canning without electricityPrepare fire place (Move wood supply to…See More
Jun 11
Austin Richerd posted a blog post

JN0-102 Exam - Things You Should Know About!

Discussing the Juniper JN0-102 ExamThe Juniper Associate JNCIA Junos is a very important certification program offered by the Juniper for the IT professionals. The JN0-102 is basically the exam code for this popular certification which is especially designed for the professionals with some the very beginner level of intermediate knowledge, experience and skills regarding the networking related applications and matters. This Juniper certification actually validates and verifies the abilities and…See More
Jun 11
Kabbalah Indianapolis posted an event

Power of Kabbalah - Free Course at Indiana Design Center

June 9, 2014 from 7pm to 8:15pm
Power of Kabbalah (POK) 1 is a paradigm-shifting course that reveals the secrets to all kabbalistic teachings, the golden rules you can master if you seek more fulfillment in your life.See More
Jun 1
Jerry Hay commented on Jerry Hay's group Project Green Spot
"I have spent the past couple of months redrawing the Wabash River for the next Wabash River Guidebook edition, using the latest sat images. The cut-off is changing and the old bend is beginning to fill in. As seen in this image, during low water,…"
May 30
Eric Stallsmith posted a blog post

2014 Eby's Pines Sustainability efforts

2014 Eby’s Green ReportEby’s Pines Campground and RV Resort, www.EbysPines.com  has been in operation for over 46 years.  We are nestled amongst the pines between Bonneyville Mills County Park, and the Little Elkhart River; located in the heart of Northern Indiana Amish Country.  We have over 300 sites including several electric- water and full hook up connections, cabin rentals, and primitive camp sites.  We have ample space for larger gatherings among…See More
May 14
Eby's Pines RV Park & Campground was featured
May 14
Myra Craig is now a member of A Greener Indiana
May 14

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Live Feed From Sustainable Indiana 2016

Locally Grown Apples

Over the last ten years Dick and Jude Sochacki have developed a thriving orchard and agri-business in Madison County.  Their orchard has more than 750 trees producing over 25 varieties of apples.  They have the traditional varieties like Macintosh and Delicious, but also have many of the newer varieties, including some that were developed at Purdue University.  They also produce and sell products like apple butter, cider, apple pie filling, and many more.  (See their website for a full list of apple varieties and products) Prior to establishing their orchard, Dick and Jude were in full time ministry with the...
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2013 annual net metering report of Indiana investor owned utilities

Here is the link to the 2013 annual net metering report of Indiana investor owned utilities: http://www.in.gov/iurc/files/2013_Net_Metering_Required_Reporting_Summary.pdf

SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY – Beyond I CAN

Social sustainability is difficult to define and is very broad – encompassing the health of people and their communities.  It includes such topics as social equity, community resilience, social justice, labor issues and human rights. The work being done at Beyond I CAN is a good example of social sustainability.  In their mission statement they are “dedicated to the lives of individuals with special needs through the experience of running their own business, from artistic design and production to marketing and sales.  Enhancing the quality of their lives due to self-confidence built on real abilities, the artisans become productive citizens...
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Kankakee Wetlands Organic Gardens

It hit her right where she lived, environmentally, financially, socially.  She was sharing a ride to work with her friend, passing vacant lots around her neighborhood:  a 2007 winter of hunger, abandoned homes and vacant lots, and global warming.  “What a waste…” she noted to her friend. Judith Rubleske, of South Bend, Indiana’s west side, characteristically frugal, ecto-vegetarian, civic and environmental activist, nutritionist, gardener, and full-time WIC employee, could not ignore this triple threat right at her front door.   She began discussing, sharing, and exploring possible solutions that morning on the way to work.  So many overwhelming challenges.  How to...
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Ecotech Institute is Again Offering “Introduction to Sustainability” as a Free Online Course to the Public

With more than 700 participants from around the world, Ecotech Institute’s first “massive online open course” (MOOC) was a tremendous success. The course kicked off last May through the Canvas…Continue

Tags: Sustainability, MOOC, Institute, Ecotech

Started by Molly Koch in random discussions here Jan 27.

Interested in starting a land based permaculture community?

I am interested in organizing a small group of people into a nonprofit community land trust that furthers the establishment of permaculture in central Indiana. I have knowledge and some direct…Continue

Started by Austin Roewe in environmental discussions Sep 4, 2013.

Ecotech Institute’s First Free Online Course, “Introduction to Sustainability,” Receives Positive Student Feedback

Ecotech Institute’s First Free Online Course, “Introduction to Sustainability,” Receives Positive Student Feedback Course Provided New Ways of Looking at Sustainability to U.S. and International…Continue

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Started by Molly Koch in random discussions here Aug 19, 2013.

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Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than two million job postings in the green energy sector in quarters one and two of 2014 alone. This…

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Posted by Chelsea O'Neill on August 18, 2014 at 6:17pm

Radon Testing Indianapolis Mooresville Plainfield Avon Brownsburg Danville Indiana

Radon is a naturally occurring cancer causing, radioactive gas you can't see, smell or taste.…

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Posted by MC2 Home Inspections LLC on June 23, 2014 at 2:00pm

Mold Inspections Mold Testing Indoor Air Quality Indianapolis Indiana

MC2 Home Inspections offers residential and third party mold testing for the entire Indianapolis Metro area. We are certified through the International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants (IAC2) as Indoor Air Quality Professionals. We use the very latest in mold testing equipment and techniques, and adhere to nationally recognized formal protocols for mold testing.



Depending on your situation, we will take direct samples of any visual mold via tape lift or if there is…

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Posted by MC2 Home Inspections LLC on June 23, 2014 at 1:56pm

science and technology feed from treehugger.com

This smart sprinkler controller optimizes watering schedules based on soil moisture and weather predictions

Designed specifically for SmartThings, this connected device replaces "dumb" irrigation controllers and brings smart home functionality to your yard.

New app displays air pollution data for 1000 cities worldwide, offers personalized alerts

Get the latest data on the air quality index, including ozone, NO2, and particle pollution, as well as weather reports, for major cities around the world with this app.

Transformers: Put a halberd in your hiking pole

And if that's not enough, there is another that puts a stun gun in your hiking pole. Now we are getting serious.

Indiana was ranked amongst states as 49th on Environment. Let's all join together to make Indiana a better place to live.

 
 
 

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Trees, not coupons

Is there a list I can get on so I do not receive junk mail? I would like to save a tree or more.

Barbara

Barbara,

Since many subscribers thought a particular piece from last week was about this topic, I thought now might be a good time to answer [...]

Meanwhile, back East

Renee,

I will continue to read your e-mails — but I’ve moved to Hartford area of Connecticut. I’ve VERY much enjoyed & will continue to follow your info & pass it on to friends & family still in Indy — and everywhere, for that matter.

My question: I can [...]

Breaking down the Covanta contract

Now that the city has awarded a contract to Covanta we have some questions for you:  Will we still be able to recycle glass and paper separately if we want to?
Will there be any receptacles available for this after the new contract takes over?  We really don’t feel [...]

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