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Purple Porch Cooperative

We are a member-owned cooperative enterprise in North Central Indiana committed to growing a local, sustainable economy that will reduce our carbon footprint through the purchasing of whole foods.

Website: http://www.purpleporchcoop.com
Location: South Bend, IN
Members: 6
Latest Activity: Apr 10, 2012

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Wax on, wax off

Renee,

Are wax candles, used and unused, able to be recycled or do I just toss? Have many that I have had for more than five years.

Thank you, 

Sharon

Sharon,

If you mean can they go in your curbside recycling bin, then no. We struggle with getting recyclers to [...]

Earth month roundup

April — Earth Month — is right around the corner and there are a lot of ways to show your support for the environment in Indiana. How will you get involved?

Aveda Earth Month is a very special relationship between Aveda salons and the Hoosier Environmental Council to raise awareness [...]

Reader tips: hangers, mesh bags and water conservation

Sometimes you, readers, have some pretty great tips to share. Here are a few that I thought might interest the masses.

In response to Closet Recycler, a question about recycling wire hangers:

Dear Renee,

Folks might want to remember food/clothing pantries which are always looking for hangers to hang [...]

Reface Don't Replace

Refacing is greener than replacing - ecocountertopsusa.com

Reface! Don't Replace!
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