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January 2012 Blog Posts (2)

Indiana Shorelines at Peril

More seasons of fun in the sun at any one of Indiana's bountiful number of lakes could be in peril, at any time. Peril not just for the lucky few that  own lakefront property, but also for the ones that are considered the public, and have limited access to many public waters. I have noticed the impending peril for a long time, it  took this latest catastrophe  for me to look into it in more depth.

Recently a lakefront home burned, on Tippecanoe Lake. Now this is not just some small…

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Added by Ellen on January 27, 2012 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Got Transit?



Local elections are over but front and center in Indiana politics is the issue of Transit. What's your view of mass transit? Do we need it? How should it be funded? What form should it take? Want to know more about the issue and how it's playing out in our State?



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Added by Jeff Echols on January 14, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments

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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 [...]

O plastic tree, o plastic tree

Renee,

I have a crappy old artificial tree.  What is the best way to dispose of it? And what do I do with old holiday lights?

Mary

Mary,

I’m pining fir the day that recycling is easy to understand.

Much older artificial trees had a metal “trunk” with detachable branches. [...]

Don’t re-gift, but recycle or reuse

Renee,

Can I recycle wrapping paper?  What about the fancy foil paper?  Ribbons and bows?

Mary

Mary,

According to the Republic Holiday Recycling Checklist, you may recycle plain and sparkly wrapping paper, tissue paper, and paper gift bags. You may not recycle ribbons, bows and laminated/coated gift bags. If [...]

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