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"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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This site was created to help people work together to help Indiana become a better place to live.
AGI "A Greener Indiana," is here to help YOU make Indiana a more sustainable place to live!

This site is here to help all Groups, Businesses, and Individuals accomplish their goals of making Indiana a more Green concious place to live. The site's goal is to bring people together so they can all help each other along.

Easily find and communicate with like minded people – There are lots of different ways to communicate with the group. Everybody gets their own profile, their own Blog, can post to forums, and MORE!

Easily make new friends – the site features a friends feature so you can create a circle of friends that you can easily communicate with. Know of an event or great news story?…let all of your friends know about it with a touch of a button!

Easily upload pictures and videos – The site has one of the best photo displayers I have ever seen! You can easily e-mail pics to your profile from ANY CELL PHONE! You can include into the site any You Tube video you find or you can upload your own video.

Easily join or form groups – This is one of the most powerful features of the site. Anybody can join or form a group. Every group has it’s own forum and can incorporate calendars, and you can plug in hundreds of programs to add more functionality. The site designer will work with any existing group to tailor this part of the site to the needs of any existing group. If you already are a part of a grass roots group then you should consider using this part of the site to communicate.

Easily keep track of the latest news effecting Indiana’s environment – People are posting links to stories everyday. The site will notify you of new content when it is added. You have full control over watching for new content!

Easily find businesses that can supply you with what you need!
- Find businesses that are working to make Indiana Greener
- Farmers Markets - Locally sourced Restaurants
- Green Builders - Alternative Energy
- Eco-Tourism - Recycling
- More – if you want info on something then just ask!

Take advantage of distilled wisdom – Have you ever spent hours researching something on the Internet? Link lists help you find the info quicker. On the site you will find link lists for where to recycle in Indiana, where the farmers markets are, and many more valuable link lists.

The site has help documents written to get you started. Check out the Help group to learn more.

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Posted on March 19, 2012 at 6:26pm

Help Set aside land around the Grand Canyon - Easy action is required

The Grand Canyon is a HUGE tourist attraction that is responsible for 12,000 jobs and draws people from around the world.  Chuck Deppert with the PEW foundation is working to nudge the Federal Government to set aside 1 million acres adjoining the Grand Canyon.




Posted on April 27, 2011 at 4:00pm

Upper Maumee Watershed group may form in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

On September 22, 2009 we attended the Upper Maumee Watershed Informational meeting. Check out their website at www.UpperMaumeeWatershed.com

Jason Roehrig and Abigail Frost spoke about some of the problems and solutions associated with the Upper Maumee Watershed.

They are in the process of starting a watershed group so they can develop a watershed management plan and ultimately… Continue

Posted on September 22, 2009 at 7:33pm

Reams of data, 1 conclusion for Indiana: At the bottom. =(

Indiana ranks near bottom in environmental issues

Reams of data, 1 conclusion for Indiana: At the bottom

By Mark Alesia, Heather Gillers and Tim Evans


A colorful mural at the state agency in charge of protecting Indiana's environment depicts images of serene nature alongside productive industry. It is an ideal green vision.

Yet on Earth Day, celebrated today in Indianapolis and around the world, experts say Indiana… Continue

Posted on April 23, 2009 at 1:00am

Indiana becomes the fastest growing state in Wind Energy!

Welcome to the first ever Indiana Wind Energy Week! In the last eighteen months, we have begun to embrace our full wind potential. In 2007 we did not produce any electricity from wind resources. In 2008 the Horizon Benton County Wind Farm, Indiana’s first commercial-scale wind farm, produced more than 130 megawatts (MW's) of home-grown renewable electricity. And we are projected to produce 836 MWs of wind-generated power, from four separate Hoosier Wind Farms, in 2009!! This astonishing growth… Continue

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 10:52pm — 1 Comment

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At 9:26am on June 20, 2013, David Runfola said…

Tom Wood Subaru will be breaking ground on its new dealership on 96th St. This building will be a LEED facilty. It will be enviromentally sound and will have many benefits. I have listed a few below.

Rainwater catchers on the roof to re-use water for washing cars

Solar panels to provide electric to parts of the facilty

Complete virtual showroom off LCD monitors(no Paper brochures)

This LEED facilty will be the only car dealership in Indiana with this certification. We will also have a camera monitoring the construction that will link into a live video feed anyone can watch.

I will follow up with more details as they come avalible. This is an exciting time at Tom Wood Subaru.

Give me call with any questions

David Runfola

Tom Wood Subaru

Sales and leasing consultant




At 4:50pm on April 11, 2013, David Runfola said…

Thanks for the advice. I hope your still loving your Subaru. The new 2014 Forrester is in as well as the new BRZ.

Please let me know if I  can help you with anythihng


Thanks Again

At 12:37pm on April 29, 2010, Scott Isenhart said…
Thanks.... Adding music content would be great. Let's play with the idea and see where it leads.
I know I have intentions of playing around with the idea of blogging radio content, interviews, news and sustainability focused break downs of the programs. Possibly even look at placing pod casts for download on how to hot topic stuff.
I think a major piece to what we need here in Indiana is a consistent medium to reach more and more people driving awareness and growth of the everyday public to what it means to live green and why more can do so in very easy ways. Decreasing Indiana's Carbon Footprint is a big goal.
My hope is that the radio station can become an additional rally point, or a focal point if you will, of synergistic flow to build up, support and grow what has been happening in the (almost) underground of Indiana. Example of what you have created here is awesome. With conscious support, brain storming, collaboration I believe we can achieve more over the next 5 years than the last 15.

Finding support for public radio projects can be tough in the beginning yet with the right introductions, the proper networking we can easily make this a viable media outlet to serve the greater good. Big misconceptions is that most business minded folks attach the same thought line to public radio as they do commercial radio and don't understand how affordable it is. We build on the concept of many verse big budget players, it brings about extremely good advantages business wise, tax wise, and public exposure wise. Also with a few months under our belt there are grants we can possibly attach that will sustain the radio station for awhile as well as purchase some things that are very needed like a slightly used digital transmitter etc.

OOOOPS! I've been ranting again. LOL
Thanks again for all you do, the forum and focus you maintain that has created strong building blocks to a Greener Indiana!
Scott Isenhart,
Green Radio
At 10:30pm on March 29, 2010, Nancy Caniff Natural Awakenings said…
Thanks Eric - great to meet you as well! Let us know how we can help spread the word about natural living in Indianapolis through A Greener Indiana.
At 2:26pm on November 9, 2009, Stephanie Hanslow said…
Thanks! I love to hear from people who are excited about the co-op! We are doing well, still chugging along. I hope to spend some time checking out this website very soon!
At 9:48am on September 17, 2009, Steve Michaels said…
yes we are on myspca, jsut look-up NBT studios and RIver ROad, (the one from Indiana) that is us, hope you like it
At 9:52pm on September 15, 2009, Marilyn J. Brackney said…
Thanks! I've worked very hard to create a useful Web site that shows people how to make art by reusing materials. This is especially important for those with little money, mostly teachers, but the process saves energy, natural resources, and landfill space, too.

Right now I'm working on organizing a recycled art show. With nearly two dozen participating artists, I think we have the beginnings of a group devoted to "upcycling or repurposing" materials, so I'll pass along info about this site. I'm glad to be a part of it.
At 9:42am on July 9, 2009, Renee said…
I'm embarrassed that it's taken me this long. I've viewed the site often, but finally realized that I wasn't participating. I'm glad to be on board now. Now...let's see if I can think of something intelligent to say... ;)
At 9:38pm on May 25, 2009, Jane Hutchinson said…
Thank you!
At 3:36pm on May 2, 2009, catwoman1459 said…
Thanks for the welcome. Im glade to be here.

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