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Renee
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  • Indianapolis, IN
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Emerald Ash Borer

Started Mar 16, 2011

Green Lawn Care

Started Mar 14, 2011

Green House Cleaning

Started Jan 4, 2011

 

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Renee left a comment for Jonathan Cracraft
"Hi Jon, thanks for your kind words! That's what keeps us going!! Come say hi at Earth Day!"
Apr 7, 2011
Renee and Jonathan Cracraft are now friends
Apr 7, 2011
Renee posted a discussion

Emerald Ash Borer

I first learned about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) a few years ago when I went camping down in Brown County. We weren't allowed to bring in our own fire wood because a pesky little bug that kills ash trees might be hitching a ride. Since then I've learned that 35 Indiana counties are under EAB quarantine and the EAB has killed millions of trees throughout the Midwest.In 2004, the EAB made its way into Indiana, beginning a very destructive eating frenzy. Adult EAB lay eggs in the springtime,…See More
Mar 16, 2011
Renee posted a discussion

Green Lawn Care

One of the most common causes of water pollution is run off from peoples yards. Using chemical fertilizers is terrible for the environment and our health.Finally there is an alternative to hiring a company to spray toxic chemicals all over your lawn.Castaway Compost is now offering an Aerated Worm Compost Tea lawn or garden application.Aerated Worm Compost Tea is teeming with beneficial live microbes that feed your soil. Healthy soil will help new plants get established quickly and helps…See More
Mar 14, 2011
Renee commented on christina wright's blog post organic recycling [composting with worms]
"If you've ever considered starting a vermicompost bin, here's a great opportunity. GreenClipping has worm bins from Castaway Compost on their web site today only! It's an amazing deal - choose from a 10-gal, 18-gal or kitchen trash…"
Jan 5, 2011
Renee posted a discussion

Green House Cleaning

Did you know the the air within homes and other buildings can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities. Source: EnvironmentalProtection Agency Here's a chance to save a little money on green house cleaning by Team Green Sweep. www.greensavingsindy.com/GreenClipping3 If you love coming home to a house smelling of pine and lemon, you may want to think twice. Many cleaning…See More
Jan 4, 2011
Renee and Tina Noel are now friends
Nov 14, 2010
Renee is now friends with Frank Redavide and Tracey Hiner
Mar 11, 2010
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Green Policy Forum at Marian University, Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library

November 14, 2009 from 9am to 2pm
The Hoosier Environmental Council will host its Second Annual Green Policy Forum on Saturday, Nov. 14.The forum will feature presentations on HEC’s legislative priorities for the 2010 session of the Indiana General Assembly, which include: clean energy, public transit, forestry protection, and sustainable agriculture. It will also offer participants the opportunity to learn about effective citizen engagement and the legislative process.The Second Annual Green Policy Forum is open to the public;…See More
Nov 3, 2009
Renee and Jena Grosser are now friends
Jul 22, 2009
Renee and Mathew Standish are now friends
Jul 10, 2009
Renee joined Eric Stallsmith's group
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recycling in Indiana

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 landfills today, but tomorrow we will call them superfund sites!See More
Jul 9, 2009
Renee joined Eric Stallsmith's group
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Farmers Markets and Locally Sourced restaurants

We love to go Farmers Markets and good restaurants. Share some of your favorites here.See More
Jul 9, 2009
Renee posted photos
Jul 9, 2009
Renee is now a member of A Greener Indiana
Jul 8, 2009

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About Me:
I own and operate Green Piece Indy and Green Savings Indy. Green Piece Indy is a twice-weekly email service with tips on how to live a greener lifestyle in Indianapolis. Green Savings Indy is a coupon book of green products and services around town.
Website:
http://www.greensavingsindy.com

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At 5:56pm on July 8, 2009, A Greener Indiana said…
Hello Renee.....Thanks for joining www.AGreenerIndiana.com . We have 1300 businesses, groups and individuals who are sharing knowledge and ideas to make Indiana a little bit greener!

We have fed your stories into this site and they appear on every pageview in the right hand margin. I hope things are going well for you guys.

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Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

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 [...]

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 [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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Reface! Don't Replace!
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