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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…


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…


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

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I have always wondered when or if we could educate the service industry that good service is NOT throwing more and more stuff at us hoping that we will get what we want, but having them LISTEN to the customer and give them exactly what they want. That, I [...]

Box ‘em up


Where in Indianapolis can I recycle boxboard like cereal boxes and Kleenex tissue boxes? 

Does Republic accept them in the drop-off program? 

Thank you. 


Cheerio, Lisa!

You bet your Lucky Charms you can recycle cereal boxes, tissue boxes and other boxboard in your curbside recycling! That’s why I [...]

Renee saves a turtle!

We interrupt our regularly scheduled Q&A to bring you this special news from St. Croix

This has been a week of firsts! Five days ago I participated in my first island volunteer activity: The Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup sponsored on-island by St. Croix Environmental Association.

I have [...]

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