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December 2009 Blog Posts (8)

Enviormental Commitment from General Motors

Here is an excerpt from the GM website regarding enviormental iniatives.....



When we develop new vehicles our designers and engineers work to find ways to improve the impact our products will have on the environment throughout their entire lifecycle. We look at everything from the materials that go into our vehicles and the manufacturing processes used to build them, to energy consumption on the road and the recyclability of our vehicles at the end of their useful… Continue

Added by Bob Hoye on December 21, 2009 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Great holiday gift ideas for green giving

Indiana Living Green offers a wide selection of gifts for the holidays, including several made in Indiana.

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on December 20, 2009 at 9:53am — No Comments

Great holiday entry from the Journal Gazette written by the Founder of WGA

Green him up

April Brewster Smythe of Fort Wayne thinks it’s more important to give 40-year-old Frosty a pair of running shorts than a full-fledged makeover. Get him more active, she says. And stronger.





And much more green.





“I would love to see him use organic cotton for his black hat, dance to the sounds of urban music and use purple grapes for his eyes,” says Brewster Smythe, founder of the Waynedale Green Alliance.





He should have a… Continue

Added by Chris Langschied on December 17, 2009 at 10:57am — No Comments

People for Urban Progress (PUP)

FEARLESS: Creating the Courage to Change the Things you Can” by Steve Chandler is epitomized by Maryanne O’Malley and Michael Bricker the co-founders of People for Urban Progress (PUP). After realizing that indeed the 13 out of 15 acres or 250 tons of fabric was to be place into the landfill they sprang into action like to members of the Justice League from the Superheroes of reuse, reduce, recycle.



People for Urban Progress are the reason that I have a blog on… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on December 17, 2009 at 8:57am — 2 Comments

Indiana Green Business Awards Nominees are...

...it could be you or someone YOU admire in the State for their green project or personal efforts



Nominations are being accepted until 26th January. Are you a little bit greener or alot? We want to know.

The Indiana Green Business Awards are being run by Green Fest Expos and the awards dinner will be held on March 25, the evening before Green Fest Indy 2010 opens on March 26-28



Nominations are being accepted in 14 categories including:-



A Reduced Energy… Continue

Added by Tina Jesson on December 15, 2009 at 5:27am — No Comments

Corn Sick?

Okay, the harvest is in. What is the verdict on the grain carrying one or more of the ear rot organisims? We the people demand to know when Gibbertella is involved, and the possibility of vomitoxin produced.



A farmer informed that 86 thous. bu. of his corn chip corn has been infected, not even worth converting into bio-fuel.

We are a corn fed nation, addicted to corn, I just want to know if, and when is it safe to get my next fix. I have given up on food products listing more… Continue

Added by Ellen on December 10, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

A Green Christmas (Updated)

Six main contributors of holiday waste: Change your thinking and lead the thought revolution to a greener Indiana!



Food; From leftovers to forgotten freezer burned food, let’s plan to stretch our dollar and make food go farther. Easy solutions are food digesters(i.e. cones and tumblers), or donating your extra to the local chicken farmer. Feed the birds before the bread molds. Use the coffee grinds as a beauty regime. Take the peels of citrus for your infusions. How do you minimize… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on December 9, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Central Indiana's garden activities, events in December

What's up in the central Indiana gardening community in Dec.? HortusScope knows.

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on December 1, 2009 at 8:45pm — No Comments

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