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

    14 members Latest Activity: Jan 16

    Sustainable Indiana 2016 is a collaborative initiative of …

  • Urban Seeds

    9 members Latest Activity: Jan 15

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

  • Green Jobs Now!

    152 members Latest Activity: Jan 21 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

    50 members Latest Activity: Jan 28

    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: Jan 26

    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: Jan 16

    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: Jan 15

    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: Jan 20 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

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Hey! Does the recycle symbol on a package mean that it is made from recycled materials or that I can recycle it?

Carin

Hey Carin!

The answer is yes. The recycle symbol means both of those things.

Marketers are using the symbol more and more now, which can be misleading. [...]

Who moved my bin?

Renee,

I’ve used the recycling bins located in the parking lot of Sam’s Club on 86th Street for several years. I went to drop off recycling this morning, and all the bins were gone. Can you tell me if they’ve been relocated, and if so, where?

Thanks,

Patricia

Patricia,

I [...]

Recycle, don’t recharge

Where do you recycle just plain old, regular alkaline batteries?

Jeff

Hi Jeff, happy to answer your question, free of charge!

Interstate Batteries has eight locations in Indiana that will accept all types of batteries for recycling. Their web site claims that they actually recycle more batteries than they sell!

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