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Bowden Quinn's Groups (2)

  • Simple Living Group of Indianapolis

    23 members Latest Activity: Jan 19

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

  • 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…

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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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Tale of the tape

I’m writing as an archivist who needs to recycle old VHS, Betamax and cassette tapes.  I do know the tapes themselves are toxic when burned (which is what will happen to them if we toss them in the trash in Indianapolis).  Several places in town used to recycle them, but [...]

Scrapping the scrap

Renee,

Current market conditions have scrap prices tumbling to historic lows.  How will these conditions affect the city’s contract with Covanta (if it goes through)?  For many items that become scrap, costs outweigh revenues.  I understand domestic copper mines are stockpiling rather than selling at these prices.  Any idea how [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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