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Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp's Blog – December 2010 Archive (4)

Free subscription to Indiana Gardening magazine

Beginning in January 2011, Indiana Gardening magazine will arrive on newsstands and subscribers’ mailboxes. Finally, a gardening magazine just for those of us who garden in Hoosier soil.

Most of the four-color glossy magazine is written by Indiana writers, too, including Carol Michel of …

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Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on December 19, 2010 at 8:46am — No Comments

Acres USA to meet in Indy for latest in sustainable agriculture

The annual Acres U.S.A. Conference will be in Indianapolis Dec. 9 through 11, 2010.

The Acres U.S.A. Conference is the premier event nationwide for

advanced, commercial-scale sustainable and organic agriculture.…



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Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on December 3, 2010 at 9:32am — No Comments

State's utilities must change their tree trimming practices

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission issued new rules and regulations on Nov. 30, 2010, regarding how utility companies trim trees on private property. Here's the release and a link to the…
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Added by Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp on December 1, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

I’m dreaming of a green Christmas

No matter how snowy it is where you live, you can have a green Christmas — even though the season is rife with over-consumption. Each year in the U.S., approximately $75 billion is spent on Christmas gifts, 1.9 billion cards are sent and 20.8 million trees are cut. This year, [...]

Lose the plastic tablecloth

Renee,

Are plastic table coverings recyclable?  We were in charge of recycling at a recent parish festival and were able to recycle all the usual items: cardboard, glass, cups, cans, and bottles.  But when we were asked about the table coverings, we weren’t sure how to answer and thought you [...]

Recycling and bicycling: helmets

Renee,

I recently bought a new bicycle helmet to replace my “expired” helmet.  My old helmet cannot be reused by anyone, but can old bicycle helmets be recycled somewhere? 

Rita

Rita,

I dedicate this Ask Renee to the Indiana cyclists who have recently lost their lives while riding and their [...]

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