A Greener Indiana

Everybody can do something to make a greener Indiana

All Groups (33)

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

    19 members Latest Activity: Jan 27 Find alternatives to harmful everday household products. How do pesticides, air fresheners, fragrance, laundry products, dry cleaning, cosmetics and…

  • Project Green Spot

    18 members Latest Activity: Jan 28

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    This project was successful and this island was protected.  The group was kept because if you want to do the same thing then…

  • Greener Construction Techniques

    54 members Latest Activity: Jan 20 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: 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…

  • Farmers Markets and Locally Sourced restaurants

    72 members Latest Activity: Jan 20 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

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 [...]

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