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A Greener Indiana's Blog – December 2008 Archive (1)

The 2009 House Commerce, Energy, Technology and Utilities Committee Roster

The Committee rosters for the Indiana House of Representatives were released today. The 2009 House Committee that we expect will hear renewable energy legislation is as follows:



House Commerce, Energy, Technology and Utilities Committee Members

Rep. Win Moses, Chair, HD 81 (D-Fort Wayne)

Rep. Matt Pierce, Vice Chair, HD 61 (D-Bloomington)

Rep. Kreg Battles, HD 64 (D-Vincennes)

Rep. Sandy Blanton, HD 62 (D-Orleans)

Rep. Ryan Dvorak, HD 8 (D-South… Continue

Added by A Greener Indiana on December 10, 2008 at 6:32pm — 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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