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Your Sustainable Yard

Tuesday, February 28, 6pm at Legend Classic Irvington Cafe - 5614 E Washington 46219



This month Spotts Garden Service helps us continue our effort to provide a forum for 'Green' in Indianapolis by bringing the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability's Urban Conservation Team.



Since it's inception, the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability has operated with limited staff and…

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Added by Jeff Echols on February 25, 2012 at 11:46am — No Comments

Neighbor Power!

A large part of sustainability or 'green' is about localism. Think about it, in Indiana you conserve fuel by shopping local and making fewer trips. Green building starts with how a building is placed on its site and the use of locally available materials. Alternative energy, at a consumer level, can involve photo-voltaic panels or wind turbines on your property. Water conservation can be about rain barrels or rain gardens; place-specific efforts.

Now expand your thinking beyond the…

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Added by Jeff Echols on May 4, 2011 at 8:11am — No Comments

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Trees, not coupons

Is there a list I can get on so I do not receive junk mail? I would like to save a tree or more.

Barbara

Barbara,

Since many subscribers thought a particular piece from last week was about this topic, I thought now might be a good time to answer [...]

Meanwhile, back East

Renee,

I will continue to read your e-mails — but I’ve moved to Hartford area of Connecticut. I’ve VERY much enjoyed & will continue to follow your info & pass it on to friends & family still in Indy — and everywhere, for that matter.

My question: I can [...]

Breaking down the Covanta contract

Now that the city has awarded a contract to Covanta we have some questions for you:  Will we still be able to recycle glass and paper separately if we want to?
Will there be any receptacles available for this after the new contract takes over?  We really don’t feel [...]

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