A Greener Indiana

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Featured Groups

All Groups (33)

  • 219 GreenConnect

    7 members Latest Activity: Apr 11, 2013

    Northwest Indiana's source for green news and events. Join us for information about local food, natural health, Green Drinks and other events.

  • Aquaponics, Aquaculture, & Hydroponics

    11 members Latest Activity: May 10

    This is a Public group showcasing the opportunities in Aquaculture, Aquaponics, and Hydroponics in Indiana. Please feel free to email:…

  • Transition Bloomington

    5 members Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2012

    A Transition Town networking coalition in Bloomington providing education for local production & exchange, renewable energy, & a thriving…

  • Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter

    20 members Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2013 Sierra Club Indiana seeks to: (1) explore, enjoy and protect our wild places; (2) promote responsible use of our resources, and (3) enlist Hoosiers…

  • Purple Porch Cooperative

    6 members Latest Activity: Apr 10, 2012 We are a member-owned cooperative enterprise in North Central Indiana committed to growing a local, sustainable economy that will reduce our carbon…

  • The Nature Conservancy of Indiana

    16 members Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2011

    The Indiana Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Our mission is to preserve the plants, animals, and natural communities of Indiana by preserving…

  • Urban Seeds

    8 members Latest Activity: Apr 10, 2012

    Our mission is to cultivate community and promote sustainable living in Evansville through education, organic gardening, recycling, and…

  • Green Jobs Now!

    151 members Latest Activity: Sep 19, 2013 This group's purpose is to service & support the development of green collar jobs in Indiana. Actions like the Green Jobs Develop Act, hiring…

  • Indiana Green Business and Community Alliance

    37 members Latest Activity: Aug 18, 2013 IGBCA – “Think Local First” is a membership organization whose purpose is to engage Indiana residents to support local businesses in order to build…

  • Simple Living Group of Indianapolis

    22 members Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2013

    We gather at or near the turn of seasons. Topics covered were energy conservation, environmental sustainability, food security, gardening,…

  • Permaculture

    35 members Latest Activity: Oct 22

    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…

  • Living in a Chemical Soup Indiana: Detox Your Home Room by Room

    18 members Latest Activity: May 3, 2012 Find alternatives to harmful everday household products. How do pesticides, air fresheners, fragrance, laundry products, dry cleaning, cosmetics and…

  • Project Green Spot

    19 members Latest Activity: May 30

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    This project was successful and this island was protected.  The group was kept because if you want to do the same thing then…

  • The Fort Wayne Group

    35 members Latest Activity: Oct 30, 2012 This work group offers a space for citizens to discuss & collaborate on issues involving sustainability heritage & positive developments in Fort…

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Greener in 2015

Renee, what’s your best advice on how to be greener in the New Year?

Mary

Mary,

My best advice is to simply be more mindful. When you are continually conscious of your actions and your waste, you will find more and more small ways to green your life.

Stop making [...]

O plastic tree, o plastic tree

Renee,

I have a crappy old artificial tree.  What is the best way to dispose of it? And what do I do with old holiday lights?

Mary

Mary,

I’m pining fir the day that recycling is easy to understand.

Much older artificial trees had a metal “trunk” with detachable branches. [...]

Don’t re-gift, but recycle or reuse

Renee,

Can I recycle wrapping paper?  What about the fancy foil paper?  Ribbons and bows?

Mary

Mary,

According to the Republic Holiday Recycling Checklist, you may recycle plain and sparkly wrapping paper, tissue paper, and paper gift bags. You may not recycle ribbons, bows and laminated/coated gift bags. If [...]

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