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

    11 members Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2013

    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

    48 members Latest Activity: Jul 23, 2013

    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

    34 members Latest Activity: Aug 10

    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…

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Through a glass, darkly

Is there anywhere to recycle the glass parts of a sliding glass door?  We recently replaced ours with French doors and don’t want to just throw them away.  I contacted RecycleForce, but they said they can’t accept them nor do they know of anyone that can, so I’m hoping you [...]

Tennis, anyone?

Renee,

Any ideas about what I could do with old tennis balls?

Your loyal reader,

Don Smith

Don,

Advantage, Renee! I do have some ideas for recycling tennis balls.

If you have more than 200 tennis balls, check out the reBounces recycling program. They will provide [...]

Brushing up

Renee,

I realize that not all toothbrushes are created equal, but are toothbrushes recyclable?

Sarah

Sarah,

Toothbrushes are made of at least three materials – nylon bristles, metal staples that hold the bristles in place, and plastic handles – which makes them challenging to recycle. They are not accepted by [...]

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