A Greener Indiana

Everybody can do something to make a greener Indiana

Cara Stallsmith's Groups (9)

  • Sustainable Indiana 2016

    12 members Latest Activity: Oct 22

    Sustainable Indiana 2016 is a collaborative initiative of …

  • Indiana Green Business and Community Alliance

    37 members Latest Activity: Aug 18, 2013 IGBCA – “Think Local First” is a membership organization whose purpose is to engage Indiana residents to support local businesses in order to build…

  • 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…

  • Indianapolis Vegetarian Society

    9 members Latest Activity: Apr 9, 2012

  • Living in a Chemical Soup Indiana: Detox Your Home Room by Room

    18 members Latest Activity: May 3, 2012 Find alternatives to harmful everday household products. How do pesticides, air fresheners, fragrance, laundry products, dry cleaning, cosmetics and…

  • Home Power

    49 members Latest Activity: Jun 6, 2012 The people in Indiana are incredibly inventive. Lets talk about what people are doing. I hope people can contribute some good examples of what…

  • Indiana Wildlife Federation

    37 members Latest Activity: Oct 25, 2011 One of the best allies to the green movement in Indiana is the Indiana Wildlife Federation. (IWF) This is the Indiana affiliate of the National…

  • Farmers Markets and Locally Sourced restaurants

    71 members Latest Activity: Mar 26 We love to go Farmers Markets and good restaurants. Share some of your favorites here.

  • 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…

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

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 [...]

O plastic tree, o plastic tree

Renee,

I have a crappy old artificial tree.  What is the best way to dispose of it? And what do I do with old holiday lights?

Mary

Mary,

I’m pining fir the day that recycling is easy to understand.

Much older artificial trees had a metal “trunk” with detachable branches. [...]

Don’t re-gift, but recycle or reuse

Renee,

Can I recycle wrapping paper?  What about the fancy foil paper?  Ribbons and bows?

Mary

Mary,

According to the Republic Holiday Recycling Checklist, you may recycle plain and sparkly wrapping paper, tissue paper, and paper gift bags. You may not recycle ribbons, bows and laminated/coated gift bags. If [...]

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