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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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Dry cleaning while greening

Renee,

So, what dry cleaner can I use now?

Chris

Chris,

OK, so this question wasn’t actually emailed to me. It was asked directly by my husband while planning his attire for a wedding.

There are a handful of “green” dry cleaning options out there these days, but you [...]

Treecycling recap

Happy 2015, Folks! Now that we’re closer to Groundhog Day than Christmas, I thought it’s about time I offer up a tree-cap of #TreecyclingIndy.

For starters, THANK YOU to all who donated to the gofundme campaign. We raised almost exactly enough money to cover the expenses associated with the program. [...]

Foam party

Renee,

I have a bunch of Styrofoam from various product packaging, enough to fill two trash cans.

Is there a place in Indy that I can recycle or properly dispose of this?

Thanks,

Mike

Mike,

If I could illustrate me answering this question, it would look like a Calvin and [...]

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