A Greener Indiana

Everybody can do something to make a greener Indiana

All Groups (33)

  • 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…

  • Greener Construction Techniques

    52 members Latest Activity: Mar 5 It is interesting that the construction of houses has remained largely unchanged over the years. In this group the purpose is to discuss some of the…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Herbal Remedies Indiana

    9 members Latest Activity: Feb 20, 2012

    Natural herbal remedies for your health. Focus is on liver cleanse methods,blood cleanse, colon cleanse and weight loss using 100% organic natural…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • 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…

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Recycling your tree

Renee,

When is the post-holiday recycling event? Will we be able to recycle our trees at the park this year? We’re going to have a lot to recycle after Christmas!

Linda

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful,

But the fire is not so delightful,

And since there’s another way to [...]

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 [...]

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