Trade Ya! The August Green Hour - Tuesday August 20 6pm at Black Acre Brewing - 5632 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219
They are passionate about improving our City, giving back to the community and working as a team.
They believe in education that's accessible to everyone.
At Trade School Indianapolis, money never changes hands,…
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The May Green Hour - Tuesday, May 21st - 6pm at Black Acre Brewing Co. - 5632 E Washington, Indianapolis 46219
Remember last summer when severe heat and drought led the City of Indianapolis and many neighboring cities and towns to impose water restrictions? These actions amounted to a culture shock for many of our friends and neighbors. Unfortunately though, in some parts of the…
Tuesday, November 20 at 6pm - Legend - 5614 E Washington Street, 46219
This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue our effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by presenting Kristin Hess and Laura Henderson. Kristin is the award-winning…Continue
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Tuesday, October 23rd at 6pm - Location to be announced.
This month the Irvington Green Initiative will continue their effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by teaming with the Hoosier Environmental Council and Indiana Citizens' Alliance for Transit to talk about Transit.
Tuesday, September 18 - 6pm at ONE 10 STUDIO - 211 S Ritter Avenue, Indianapolis 46219
We're excited to be teaming with the Hoosier Environmental Council for our September Green Hour.
Many of you will remember our fantastic program last November when we had the pleasure to host both Carey Hamilton, Executive Director of the Indiana Recycling Coalition and Jesse Kharbanda, Executive Director of the Hoosier…Continue
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The programming for the next Green Hour is a screening of the short film Better Bones and Gardens!
Tuesday August 21st - 7pm at Mundell & Associates - 110 S Downey Avenue, 46219
This month we'll continue our effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' by screening the short film "Better Bones & Gardens."
Thanks to the planning…
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July Green Hour - Tuesday, July 24 - 6pm at Legend - 5614 E Washington Street, 46219
This month we'll continue our effort to provide a forum for everything 'Green' in Indianapolis by bringing Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to you.
KIB has been a great partner for the Irvington Green Initiative and many, many other organizations and projects throughout Indianapolis. Join us for the July Green Hour to learn more about one of the most sustainability-focused groups in our…Continue
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Are you interested in environmentalism? Do you know why?
In 1962 Rachel Carson's book 'Silent Spring' was published effectively launching the environmental movement.
At this month's Green Hour we'll celebrate 50 years of Silent Spring by hearing…Continue
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Tuesday, May 15 - 6pm at Legend - 5614 E Washington Street, 46219
This month we'll continue our effort to provide a forum for 'Green' in Indianapolis by bringing you Lane Ralph, longtime Aide to Senator Richard Lugar and…
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Tuesday, April 17 - 6pm at Legend - 5614 E Washington Street, 46219
This month we'll continue our effort to provide a forum for 'Green' in Indianapolis by bringing you Colleen McCormick, the Director of IUPUI's Office of Sustainability.
You already know that IUPUI is one of the most popular and important institutions of higher…
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Tuesday, March 20 - 6pm at Legend Classic Irvington Cafe - 5614 E Washington Street 46219
This month at the Green Hour we'll feature an organization that has spent the last 4 years screening movies, hosting concerts and art and even opening a cafe. They've defined success for sustainability based…
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I'm starting a little grass roots campaign to get as many of our great network of Indianapolis sustainability folks to consider joining Google+. I know you have 112 things you'd rather be doing than joining another social network but hear me out.
Starting in April, I'll be adding a spin off to our Green Hour model. On…
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Tuesday, February 28, 6pm at Legend Classic Irvington Cafe - 5614 E Washington 46219
This month Spotts Garden Service helps us continue our effort to provide a forum for 'Green' in Indianapolis by bringing the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability's Urban Conservation Team.
Since it's inception, the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability has operated with limited staff and…
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Local elections are over but front and center in Indiana politics is the issue of Transit. What's your view of mass transit? Do we need it? How should it be funded? What form should it take? Want to know more about the issue and how it's playing out in our State?
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Tuesday, December 13 - 6pm - Legend - 5614 E Washington, 46219
She's credited with airing the first TV series about natural living. She's worked for Discovery, ESPN and Fox. She's won an Emmy, hosted TV shows and written the book on green, healthy living. She's Sara Snow and she's going to help us celebrate 2 years of the Green Hour!
It's the 24th Hour ... we'll have a great guest speaker, door prizes, interesting characters and plenty of good…
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Local elections have past but it's still election time. Two organizations who work tirelessly with our elected officials in Indiana to push environmental initiatives are the Hoosier Environmental Council and the Indiana Recycling Coalition. Join us for the November Green Hour and hear Jesse Kharbanda of HEC and Carey Hamilton of IRC talk about their work to make Indiana more Green.
Join us. Bring a friend and find out why the Green Hour is the most popular regular sustainability…
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Both Mayor Ballard and Melina Kennedy have been guests of the Green Hour. You've heard them both talk about their sustainable ideas for Indianapolis. The September Green Hour is your chance to tell them about your sustainable ideas for Indianapolis. We'll record your 1 minute sustainability monologue and deliver the final video to both Mayoral candidates. Come to the Green Hour and bring a…Continue
June Green Hour - Tuesday, June 21st, 6pm at The Legend Classic Irvington Cafe - 5614 E Washington Street, Indianapolis, 46219
This year at the Green Hour we've featured Mayor Greg Ballard, People for Urban Progress, Melina Kennedy, Disposal Alternatives Organization and more.
At the June Green Hour we'll hear award-winning science journalist Dan Ferber talk about the effect of climate change on our health and the economy. Mr. Ferber co-authored the new book Changing Planet,…
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A large part of sustainability or 'green' is about localism. Think about it, in Indiana you conserve fuel by shopping local and making fewer trips. Green building starts with how a building is placed on its site and the use of locally available materials. Alternative energy, at a consumer level, can involve photo-voltaic panels or wind turbines on your property. Water conservation can be about rain barrels or rain gardens; place-specific efforts.
Now expand your thinking beyond the…Continue
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If you haven't been to a Green Hour this year you've missed Disposal Alternatives Organization, Indianapolis Office of Sustainability, People for Urban Progress and Mayor Greg Ballard.
Last month 12 brave souls pitched their best, local sustainability ideas. Check out the videos on our MyGreenMentor YouTube Channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/MyGreenMentor).
If you miss our…