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

    12 members Latest Activity: Oct 22

    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

    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…

  • 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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Feel the burn II

Renee,

What are the environmental impacts of heating my home with wood 

Ryan

Ryan,

A standard wood-burning fireplace is only 5-10% efficient. It typically only provides heat directly in front of the fireplace and much of the heat is lost through the flue and rear wall. Because it’s inefficient, it [...]

Feel the burn

Renee,

The kids always want to throw their trash in the fireplace. What can I burn in there and what should I avoid?

Amber

Amber,

What can you burn or what should you burn? I imagine you can burn a lot of different things. However, you really shouldn’t burn something [...]

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 [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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