A Greener Indiana

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Ellen's Groups (17)

  • Leave No Trace

    6 members Latest Activity: Mar 17, 2013

    Leave No Trace is a set of principles to follow while camping and traveling in the frontcountry and backcountry.

    Leave No Trace is also…

  • Sustainable Indiana 2016

    13 members Latest Activity: Feb 7

    Sustainable Indiana 2016 is a collaborative initiative of …

  • 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…

  • Suburban Convertion Project

    12 members Latest Activity: Jul 20, 2010 The convertion of suburban homes (suburban basements,more specifically) into earth sheltered green houses for food production. Garages,then,become…

  • Urban Farming/Gardening Project

    49 members Latest Activity: Feb 7

    There is a great need to develop more sustainable communityfarming/ gardening practices within urban areas to feed the most needy. In this group…

  • Valley Watch

    30 members Latest Activity: Apr 19, 2010

    An all volunteer citizen group whose purpose is to protect the public health and environment of the lower Ohio River Valley

  • Permaculture

    36 members Latest Activity: Feb 7

    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…

  • recycling in Indiana

    69 members Latest Activity: Sep 19, 2013

    Recycling makes sense all the way around. Everybody thinks of cans and bottles, but we need to be thinking about E-WASTE AND FAST. We call them…

  • 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…

  • Save Maumee Grassroots Organization

    23 members Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2011

  • Project Green Spot

    19 members Latest Activity: May 30, 2014

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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…

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Repurposing trophies

Hi Renee,

I’ve recently uncovered some old ribbons and trophies from my childhood. I’m trying to find creative ways of repurposing them without tossing them in the trash. 

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Melanie

Hi Melanie,

Sounds like you’re an overachiever, so here are some DIY ideas for upcycling or recycling your [...]

Staying in hot water

Renee,

If I flip the breaker on my water heater off in the morning and then turn it on when I return home from work, do I save on electricity or does it use the same amount (or more) to heat the tank back up?

Barbara

Barbara

This question nearly [...]

The rap on bubbles

Thanks again, Renee, for your good work — in spite of your move to greener (no pun intended) pastures or bluer waters!

Here is one of my BIGGEST recycling problems (and I am a FREAK about recycling up here in Madison County):

How can we easily recycle those NASTY bubble [...]

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