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Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp's Blog – April 2009 Archive (1)

Indiana Living Green wins two journalism awards

Indiana Living Green magazine picked up two awards from the Indiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, April 24. This is the second year the magazine has won awards from this esteemed group.



Amanda Petrucelli from Plymouth, Ind., won third place in environmental writing for… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on April 26, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

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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