I am a musician, free-lance writer and high-school English teacher. A long-time traditional American music performer, I now write songs and perform with my partner Riely O'Connor. Also, I write articles - focusing on green living and healthy eating - for South Bend Tribune's IN Michiana Magazine. I drive a Prius. I shop at our long-standing Farmers Market and our nearly-new food co-op, The Purple Porch.
A friend — one of those who thinks recycling is bogus — said that he was talking to a friend of his who actually works at a MRF (he didn’t say which one). That friend said that only five percent — yes, five percent — of what arrives [...]
Do you know where I can recycle clean white Styrofoam? There used to be a company called Createc on Guion Road that would take it but they closed down years ago. I don’t have a whole lot of it, maybe 10 cubic feet but if I cant recycle [...]
At last! We are being invited to comment on the Covanta Advanced Recycling Center. Covanta has submitted their solid waste permit application to IDEM and the comment period is now open. Comments are due to IDEM by September 10.