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Ecotech Institute Hosts Free “Heads Up!” Online Event: February 24, 2015

On Tuesday, February 24, Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting “Heads Up!,” a digital discussion with Mr. Alden Zeitz of Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative. The free forum…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on February 23, 2015 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Names Donald Smith as New Director of Electrical Engineering Technology and Power Utility Technician Program

Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Donald Smith as new program director of both Electrical Engineering Technology and Power Utility Technician programs. In this…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on February 20, 2015 at 2:19pm — No Comments

A Lady of Charity in Mourning

The American Civil War claimed the lives of over 622,000 men between 1861-1865.  210,000 were Hoosiers or called Indiana Home.  With the heavy toll of war a Lady of Charity from 1865 would be in mourning over her family, friends and on April 15, 1865 we would…

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Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on February 10, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Names Patrick Longstreth as the School’s New Academic Dean

Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Patrick Longstreth as the school’s new academic dean. Longstreth is responsible for implementing the vision and strategic…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on February 9, 2015 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Now Offers Online Associate’s Degree in Business Administration - Sustainability

Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced that it will offer its Business Administration - Sustainability degree program and several other college courses in sustainability…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on January 19, 2015 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Mold Testing | Indianapolis Indiana | Mold Identification | Indoor Air Quality

MC2 Home Inspections offers residential and third party mold testing for the entire Indianapolis Metro area. We are certified through the International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants (IAC2) as Indoor Air Quality Professionals. We use the very latest in mold testing equipment and techniques, and adhere to nationally recognized formal protocols for mold testing.



Depending on your situation, we will take direct samples of any visual mold via tape lift or if there is…

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Added by MC2 Home Inspections LLC on January 12, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Radon Testing Indianapolis Mooresville Plainfield Avon Brownsburg Danville Indiana

Radon is a naturally occurring cancer causing, radioactive gas you can't see, smell or taste.…

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Added by MC2 Home Inspections LLC on January 12, 2015 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Again Named to the ‘Best for Vets’ List

The Military Times has once again named Ecotech Institute to its Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges list. The list honors top military friendly schools doing the most for veterans. Ecotech Institute, the first and only school…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 24, 2014 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute To Host Open House, November 25

On Tuesday, November 25, Ecotech Institute, the first and only school in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, is hosting an Open House event. From 5 – 7 p.m. at Ecotech Institute’s campus in Aurora, Colo., at 1400 S.…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 12, 2014 at 5:04pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Names New President Chris Gorrie

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced Chris Gorrie as its new president. Gorrie’s responsibilities include guiding the strategic direction of the school;…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on November 7, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Releases Free, Comprehensive Wind and Solar Green Energy eBooks

Ecotech Institute, the first and only college in the U.S. solely focused on renewable energy and sustainability, today announced the release of two free, comprehensive eBook guides to starting…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on October 14, 2014 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Appoints Auston Van Slyke to Director of its Wind Energy Technology Program

Ecotech Institute, the only college entirely focused on renewable energy and sustainability training, today announced that it has named Auston Van Slyke as the school’s new director of the Wind Energy Technology program. In this position, Van…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on September 24, 2014 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Helps Fulfill Rising Demand for Facilities Management Professionals

According to Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, the number of positions in the facilities management field has increased by 64 percent in the first two quarters of this year, compared to the same time last year. Ecotech…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on September 18, 2014 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than two million job postings in the green energy sector in quarters one and two of 2014 alone. This…

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Added by Chelsea O'Neill on August 18, 2014 at 6:17pm — No Comments

Summer of Survival

The free webinar "Summer of Survival" has inspired me to think about Summer emergency preparations.  Time and distance from any event will enable you to complete tasks to do in advance of impending chaos.  Planning prevents panic, so here is a list to help your hearth and home

Plug in  any Electric Generators

Charge Phones

Complete the Laundry

Bake the Eggs

Hydrate the House with Citrus Peel Water…

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Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on June 11, 2014 at 7:09am — No Comments

2014 Eby's Pines Sustainability efforts

2014 Eby’s Green Report

Eby’s Pines Campground and RV Resort, www.EbysPines.com  has been in operation for over 46 years.  We are nestled amongst the pines between Bonneyville Mills County Park, and the Little Elkhart River; located in the heart of Northern Indiana Amish Country.  We have over 300 sites including several electric- water and full hook up connections, cabin rentals, and primitive camp sites.  We have ample space for…

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Added by Eric Stallsmith on May 14, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Permaculture

Herbaceous plants like Asparagus are nutrient dense and are an important part of permaculture. Crowns of the garden, These green spears are a hardy plant can be grown in Indiana with only one year of toiling in the soil and will rewarding for the long term. Taking 3 years for a significant harvest with a life span of two decades. Divided in the spring these plants are self seeders and need to be planted on a mound of earth fanning the fingers gently to maximize growth they should be planted 12… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on April 30, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Ecotech Institute’s Free Online Course, “Introduction to Sustainability”, Changes the Way Students Approach Sustainability

Student feedback from Ecotech Institute’s free online “Introduction to Sustainability” course proved the opportunity was valued by students across the globe and changed the way they approached sustainability initiatives.

Kyle Crider,…

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Added by Molly Koch on April 22, 2014 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute to Host Webinar on the Growing Demand for Power Utility Technicians

On Friday, April 4, Ecotech Institute will hold a free 30-minute webinar on the power utility industry that takes a look at the changes and opportunities available in this evolving industry. Because of this sphere’s aging work force,…

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Added by Molly Koch on March 31, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Ecotech Institute Students Filled 15 Recycle Bins From Denver’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Route

Ecotech Institute’s St. Patrick’s Day float collected nearly 15 recycle bins full of water bottles, cups, paper, cans, bottles and cardboard, making it a huge hit. It all began with an idea from student Chris Stevens and resulted in a student-made recycling bin to collect all recyclables…

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Added by Molly Koch on March 31, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

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Hello, Renee!

I have been forever collecting the plastic mesh bags that hold produce — mostly apples, limes, lemons, etc.  I keep thinking my kids could make the best fishing nets out of them if needed. This is probably just a bad side effect from watching too much Doomsday Preppers

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Closet recycler

Hi Renee,

Where can we recycle wire hangers?

Thanks,

Trying to do better in 2015

Hi, Trying to do better,

No need to be a closet recycler. In 2015, it’s socially acceptable to recycle just about anything!

Metal recyclers, like RecycleForce, will gladly take hangers. If you have curbside pickup, [...]

Sustainable Indiana 2016 welcomes new communications director

Shannon Anderson is the new get-the-word-out person with one of our favorite environmental-activist groups. Here’s the press release:

Contact Information: John Gibson, State Coordinator Sustainable Indiana 2016 317-295-9630 For Immediate Release SUSTAINABLE INDIANA 2016 FIRES UP HOMESTRETCH WITH NEW COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR Indianapolis- Sustainable Indiana 2016, a bicentennial initiative [...]

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