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Jeff Echols's Blog – May 2011 Archive (2)

Neighbor Power!

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.

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Added by Jeff Echols on May 4, 2011 at 8:11am — No Comments

MAY GREEN HOUR - TUESDAY, MAY 17TH, 6PM

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).



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Added by Jeff Echols on May 4, 2011 at 7:44am — 2 Comments

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Dear “Anonymous” mother of a CHS freshman, I am pleased to report that Carmel High School is actually recycling. Thanks to the passionate volunteers of the Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) Green Team, I have an update on my School of Recycling piece.

Since writing my first piece, I have [...]

Preaching to the Choir

Hi Renee,

I’m super interested in recycling and especially Styrofoam usage.

I’m writing to ask your permission to incorporate your most recent “Ask Renee” in next week’s newsletter and bulletin at our church.

We are a “green” church and I would love to remind our church family about carryout Styrofoam [...]

No refills?

Renee,

May I place my empty prescription bottles in my curbside recycling bin? If not, what shall I do with them?

Thanks so much for your help with this,

Nonie

Hiya Nonie!

I’m gonna use your question to share a lot of info here. Bear with me.

Yes, you may [...]

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