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September 2009 Blog Posts (19)

Indiana Clean Energy Business Pledge

I am working Chuck Deppart and the Pew Environment Group to get as many companies as possible as soon as possible to sign onto the Indiana Clean Energy Business Pledge. The project is part of the Pew Environment Group's Clean Energy Economy initiative.

A copy of the Indiana Clean Energy Business Pledge is at the bottom of this posting. Please consider signing to pledge and help us locate other companies that might want to support the initiative. Companies that sign the pledge will be… Continue

Added by Trish Whitcomb on September 30, 2009 at 10:04am — No Comments

Just Past Forever

Just Past Forever by Jimmy Valentine… Continue

Added by Jimmy Valentine on September 29, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

My water heater rises in the east.

This is my first Blog, so I hope I am blogging right.

It has been four days of cloudy rainy weather I can tell that the Solar tank temperature is down because I have to turn the handle for the faucet all the way to the left in the shower to get the water hot enough. That means my water heater is running or just about to. It has had a pretty easy life though. It was installed in May and I doubt that it has fired half a dozen times since then. I knew something about what the water… Continue

Added by Dave Terpstra on September 29, 2009 at 1:33am — 3 Comments

Free 1 Year Subscription to Website Magazine

This was forwarded to me yesterday, and I thought I would share this with all of my friends since most of you have a website of your own. This is the top magazine for people with a website, and they are giving away subscriptions to boost their readership. The free subscription is the one on the right side of the web page below:


Feel free to pass it along to your friends… Continue

Added by April Simmons on September 28, 2009 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Global Warming or Global Freezing: is the ice really melting?

Global Warming or Global Freezing: is the ice really melting?

F. William Engdahl

Global Research

September 25, 2009

President Obama just made a melodramatic appeal at the United Nations for global measures to dramatically curb what he called “the climate threat,” current euphemism for what is more popularly known as Global Warming, the theory that man-made CO2 emissions from cars,… Continue

Added by Robert on September 25, 2009 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Upper Maumee Watershed group may form in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

On September 22, 2009 we attended the Upper Maumee Watershed Informational meeting. Check out their website at www.UpperMaumeeWatershed.com

Jason Roehrig and Abigail Frost spoke about some of the problems and solutions associated with the Upper Maumee Watershed.

They are in the process of starting a watershed group so they can develop a watershed management plan and ultimately… Continue

Added by A Greener Indiana on September 22, 2009 at 7:33pm — No Comments

Walking into the after-life

The Golden sandals worn by King Tut are worth the walk or perhaps a brisk run to the touring exhibition of more than 100 authentic artifacts from the tomb of the pharaoh King Tutankhamun and other ancient Egyptian sites. Engrave with decoration that replicate woven reed these sandals provide permanent record of the artistry, craft and the death customs of Egyptians’ living during 1323 B.C. On display till October 25th at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the exhibit is organized by… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on September 18, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Nano Particles used in Untested H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccines

Nano Particles used in Untested H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccines

F. William Engdahl

Global Research

September 14, 2009

Vaccines which have been approved by the responsible government authorities for vaccination against the alleged H1N1 Influenza A Swine Flu have been found to contain nano particles. Vaccine makers have been experimenting with nanoparticles as a way to “turbo charge”… Continue

Added by Robert on September 14, 2009 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Preserving Indiana Concord Grapes

According to the Ball Blue Book of preserving in the Soft Spread section on page 33

To yeild about 3 pints

2 quarts of grapes

1/2 cup water and 6 cup sugar

Top prepare pulp: Separate pulp from skins of grapes, mince skins. Cook skins gently 15 to 20 minutes, adding your sweet grape juice Cook pulp without water until soft. Press through a sieve or food mill to remove seeds.

To Make Jam: Combine pulp, skins and sweet grape juice. Cook rapidly to gelllin… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on September 13, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Acoustic / Folk / Bluegrass Music

If anyone ever needs some quality acoustic style music for any event. please contact me, and I will set it up. We are reasonably priced, and would love to get involved with A Greener Indiana. Thanks
Steve Michaels

Added by Steve Michaels on September 8, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Indiana Living Green updates solar energy and offers tips on worm composting

Indiana Living Green magazine updates readers on residential solar energy trends in the September-October 2009 issue on stands and on the Web now. In “Future Sunny for Solar Energy,” Jeff Duke, senior engineer at Duke Energy, tells ILG freelancer Jennifer Streisand: “We certainly have seen an increase in calls from homeowners and businesses interested in setting up a solar array.” The… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on September 7, 2009 at 2:14pm — No Comments


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Added by Vickie L Gentry Carrico on September 5, 2009 at 2:56am — No Comments

compost #1

So, Sunday will be the 1st day of week number two on my first compost. It is amazing to watch it change from day to day. The compost bin I built holds quite a bit and day one I filled it to the brim. As the days have past, I have watched it seemingly shrink. When I mix it up whether it is to add some kitchen scraps to the middle or just to give it some air, it seems to be smaller and smaller. It is almost as if it is decomposing faster than I would have ever imagined!

I am hoping to… Continue

Added by Adam Spurlock on September 4, 2009 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Does Your Electric Utility Offer a Green Power Option?

Does Your Electric Utility Offer a Green Power Option?

Many of our readers are interested in renewable energy, and for some of you there’s a simple and easy way to get your electricity from renewable sources — many utilities offer a green power option.

If you’re looking for more information on green power in the United States, the U.S. Department of Energy has some helpful information about green power programs, including a map and chart showing where they’re… Continue

Added by USA GREEN JOBS NOW.ORG on September 4, 2009 at 6:58pm — No Comments

USA Green Jobs Now.Org free resumes job board and Green for Indiana

USA Green Jobs Now.Org

So here are just a few jobs with green opportunities that are out there NOW:

go to www.usagreenjobsnow.org

So, even if your interests and work history don’t involve years of agricultural studies or water conservation, you can still find a job that lets you “go green.” Here are just a few jobs with green opportunities out… Continue

Added by USA GREEN JOBS NOW.ORG on September 3, 2009 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Bamboo \ Hemp WILL SAVE US ALL !!

I have said many many times in my life Bamboo and Hemp can save us all. Both can grow fast clean our air replace paper products so no need to cut down trees. In brazil talk them in to reforesting the land with profit makeing crop, if they have to scrape the earth of trees use a crop of both. Hemp is harmless also can be made into oil and fireplace logs ect. Now I have a question ? when and were will we be able to recicle batteries and ligthers. Thanks EARTH POWER TO ALL !!!

Added by Vickie L Gentry Carrico on September 3, 2009 at 11:42am — No Comments

Ck out my Earthday Video

We made this Save The Earth Video check it out .....

Added by Vickie L Gentry Carrico on September 3, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Central Indiana garden events for September posted

September's HortusScope — what's up in the central Indiana garden community in September is posted: http://hoosiergardener.com/?page_id=1495

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on September 2, 2009 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Lessons from our Great Grandmother

The Epic Bestseller, Panther in the Sky by our own Indiana Author James Alexander Thom was a fierce reminder that disease is deadly. So holders of the hearth, in this land of the Indians we are grateful for the a greener Indiana in the name and honorable path of our ancestors from the nations of the Delaware, Miami, Shawnee and Potawatomi …prepare to change your thinking to lead the thought revolution with hyper hygiene in your home.

Add these ten steps to your… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on September 1, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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