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Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp's Blog – May 2009 Archive (2)

Group IDs invasive plant species

The Invasive Plant Species Assessment Working Group of Indiana has released its downloadable pamphlet, Landscaping with Non-Invasive Plant Species: Making the Right Choice.



The 22-member group, formed in 2001, spent six years analyzing first-hand scientific reports on dozens of plant species, examining how invasive or potentially invasive they are in Indiana. They looked at how these widely available plants escape our landscapes to take root in… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on May 24, 2009 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Hungry? Learn about edible landscapes

At least 43 percent of U.S. households, including nearly 3 million Hoosiers, plan to grow their own fruits, vegetables, herbs and berries this year. That’s up 19 percent from 2008, when 36 million grew their own, according to one study.



If you’d like to learn more about making at least part of your landscape edible, read “Grow Your Own: Feed Yourself (and) Others” in the May/June 2009 issue of Indiana Living Green: A Hoosier’s Guide… Continue

Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on May 3, 2009 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Too good to be true?

Renee,

I have had CREDO cell service for several years, and have utmost confidence in their integrity.

Still, what they’re offering is so TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE that I feel I should verify the info locally before taking this action: they’ve sent me and email with “an opportunity to [...]

Cap this

Hi, Renee!

In December you mentioned only recycling bottle caps attached to their bottles.  I wanted to bring to your attention the “Bottle Caps for Benches” initiative.  IUPUI partnered with the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four Sustainability Committee to collect plastic bottle caps of any kind that would be made [...]

Drop the box

Hello Renee,

We have a small business in Noblesville, Indiana and would like to recycle our cardboard. Is there a place where you can take your cardboard for recycling instead of having it picked up?

Thank you.

Shelly

Hello Shelly!

Your county, city or town web site is always a [...]

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