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June 2009 Blog Posts (14)

Going Green at West Washington High School


Going green


Leader-Democrat Staff Writer


After a discussion that lasted 45

minutes, the West Washington School

Board voted 5-1 to proceed with the

installation of a solar powered water

heating system during a meeting Monday


The current system utilizes a 600-

gallon water tank which supplies hot

water to all parts of the… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on June 30, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Deer Park Solar Initiative

Deer Park Management, a Bloomington property management company, has completed the first of four steps in what it has called the “Deer Park Solar Initiative”, or “DPSI”. “Our ultimate goal is to bring renewable energy to each of the properties we manage, as well as to our management company”, said Joseph Fitzgerald, President of Deer Park Management. “We have begun that process with an installation of solar hot water at Bart Villa Apartments, and an installation of solar electric panels at our… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on June 30, 2009 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Upland and Indiana Renewable Energy Assoc.

Upland and Indiana Renewable Energy Assoc.

Upland Brewing Company Solar Thermal System

Upland Brewing was the site of the April 11th InREA membership meeting. We thought that those of you who were unable to attend this meeting would like some of the details on this installation. In addition to a tour of the installation, we also heard remarks from State Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) and Rep. Eric Koch (R-Bedford) about energy legislation pending during the 2009 session of the… Continue

Added by Mann Plumbing Inc. Solar Energy on June 30, 2009 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Sustainable for eternity -- green burials

Green burials, including cemeteries and who conducts the services, is the cover story in the July/August 2009 of Indiana Living Green magazine, available now on line.

Veteran reporter and editor Ed McKinley talked to people who had a loved one buried in a sustainable way, funeral home directors and cemetery managers about this important final step in our lives and how to… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on June 28, 2009 at 11:37am — No Comments

Intentional community in indiana

it is surprising that there are so few intentional communities in indiana. most of these communities are interested in living sustainable and to some extent sharing resources. it seems like it would be a an ideal life choice socially and financially, the intentioal community movement is not well known, not much talked about and very much misunderstood. the communities of today are for the most part very different from the historical communities. there still are religiously oriented groups and a… Continue

Added by rosemary weston on June 24, 2009 at 7:33pm — 7 Comments

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Added by boB Henning on June 24, 2009 at 9:39am — No Comments

Vacation in your “green” backyard.

Change your thinking and stay home this summer. Spend your vacation resources to create an everyday space into and extraordinary oasis. Here are six smart ways to create an aural sense of escape.

Discover edible hedges; currants both black and blue as well as elderberry

Make windowsill arrangement with one stem vases

Thrift store candle lanterns hung from trees

Use a water feature with motion, reflectivity, with soothing sound

Plant a garden that blooms by the… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on June 23, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Indiana Business Network would like to invite Green-Centric business owners and entrepreneurs to visit our state-wide chapters

Indiana Business Network is an organization that has always been interested in promoting its members' stewardship of having its businesses live in common sensical green fashions. I have personally been a Broad Ripple Village resident for a long time and I am quite happy to have seen the creation of A Greener Indiana. If any of the groups' members knows of Green business owners who are looking to make business connections with other Green business owners on a state-wide basis, I wish to invite… Continue

Added by Eric Kallin on June 23, 2009 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Central Indiana garden events posted on HoosierGardener.com

The extremely informative HortusScope will be posted at the Hoosier Gardener Web site. HortusScope, an e-bulletin for the Central Indiana gardening community, is published the first of every month as a public service by Wendy Ford.

The posting will provide a listing of all garden and nature related activities, which you can download at no charge once you register.

Wendy… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on June 22, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Green Nazis: Environmentalism in the Third Reich

Jurriaan Maessen

June 18, 2009

It has been elaborately pointed out how the device of environmentalism is especially favoured by tyrants as a means of controlling their subjects. The current ‘green’ movement, as we know, is no exception. It has been nurtured from its very conception as a systematic eugenics operation by the deep pockets of the Rockefeller- and Ford Foundations. Throughout the 20th century there have been multiple examples of tyrants implementing a very strict… Continue

Added by Robert on June 20, 2009 at 2:08am — No Comments

Indiana Strawberry Preserves

From the Ball Blue Book of Preserving comes a pectin free recipe for preserving Indiana Strawberries

Change your thinking. Try Canning to make a greener Indiana. Start a thought revolution.

Heirloom Strawberry Preserve Recipe (Page 40)

1 1/2 Quarts Strawverries

5 cups sugar

1/3 cup lemon Juice

Combine strawberries and sugar in a large sauce pot. Let stand for 3 to 4 hours Bring slowly to a boil stirring until sugar dissolves. Add lemon juice… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on June 12, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Large dump of garbage in Pacific Ocean-says alot about us!

Search for Air France Flight 447 Reveals Astonishing Pollution of World's Oceans


NaturalNews) The most alarming piece of news this week emerged when investigators of the doomed Air France flight 447 announced they had found "floating debris" from the plane crash,… Continue

Added by Robert on June 6, 2009 at 4:08pm — 1 Comment

Unitarian Universalist Church Bloomington, A Green Sanctuary

About three years ago, the Unitarian Universalist Church in Bloomington, IN 2120 North Fee Lane, Bloomington, IN 47408

(812) 332-3695, met all the recquirements of the UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association) to be designated as a Green Sanctuary. This was achieved through the work of the Green Sanctuary Task Force on Global Climate Change - http://www.uubloomington.org/invl/justice/greenSanctuaryTF.php

Visit the website to learn more about the Green Sanctuary, to download an… Continue

Added by Patricia C. Coleman on June 5, 2009 at 7:54am — No Comments

The Age of Hyper Hygiene

Change your thinking. Prevent panic and put into place a prevention plan for the summer and the upcoming flu season. You can lead the thought revolution. 7 tips to prevention.

1. Don't share towels; Designate a color for each member of the household,

choose to monogram or mark with a fabric pen.

2. Shower after physical activity and review your body for open sores, wounds or insect bites

3. Treat and cover your open sores, wounds or insect… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on June 1, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

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