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Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp's Blog – January 2010 Archive (1)

Indiana Living Green guides readers through sustainable investing in Jan-Feb 2010 issue

Freelance writer Ed McKinley takes readers through the ins and outs of sustainable investing with an eye on green returns in the January/February 2010 issue of Indiana Living Green. Renee Sweany, founder of Green Piece Indy newsletter, shares some of the green steps she’s taking for her upcoming wedding, and Carter Brandt tells the sweet and healthful story of local honey. Bloomington designer and an area homebuilder give ideas on how to build a new… Continue

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Greener in 2015

Renee, what’s your best advice on how to be greener in the New Year?

Mary

Mary,

My best advice is to simply be more mindful. When you are continually conscious of your actions and your waste, you will find more and more small ways to green your life.

Stop making [...]

O plastic tree, o plastic tree

Renee,

I have a crappy old artificial tree.  What is the best way to dispose of it? And what do I do with old holiday lights?

Mary

Mary,

I’m pining fir the day that recycling is easy to understand.

Much older artificial trees had a metal “trunk” with detachable branches. [...]

Don’t re-gift, but recycle or reuse

Renee,

Can I recycle wrapping paper?  What about the fancy foil paper?  Ribbons and bows?

Mary

Mary,

According to the Republic Holiday Recycling Checklist, you may recycle plain and sparkly wrapping paper, tissue paper, and paper gift bags. You may not recycle ribbons, bows and laminated/coated gift bags. If [...]

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