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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

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Recycle, don’t recharge

Where do you recycle just plain old, regular alkaline batteries?

Jeff

Hi Jeff, happy to answer your question, free of charge!

Interstate Batteries has eight locations in Indiana that will accept all types of batteries for recycling. Their web site claims that they actually recycle more batteries than they sell!

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Tale of the tape

I’m writing as an archivist who needs to recycle old VHS, Betamax and cassette tapes.  I do know the tapes themselves are toxic when burned (which is what will happen to them if we toss them in the trash in Indianapolis).  Several places in town used to recycle them, but [...]

Scrapping the scrap

Renee,

Current market conditions have scrap prices tumbling to historic lows.  How will these conditions affect the city’s contract with Covanta (if it goes through)?  For many items that become scrap, costs outweigh revenues.  I understand domestic copper mines are stockpiling rather than selling at these prices.  Any idea how [...]

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