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Mrs. Cara Dafforn's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

The Pantry Challenge

As I frittered the new year away twittering with my new global community, I came upon this blog and want to extend the pantry challenge to www.agreenerindiana.com. We all can do something to make Indiana Greener and the pantry challenge is a good place to start.



Rationale for the Pantry Challenge

1. Saves Automotive resources

2. Tests your 28 day food supply for emergencies

3. Evaluates your pantry, freezer and cupboard

4.… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on January 16, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Recycle your Christmas Cards

This is a great idea; something we can all do to help that doesn't require a lot of time, effort, or investment.



You can recycle this year's Christmas cards and help out some kids at the same time. The St. Jude's Ranch is a home for abused and neglected children. To raise money for the home, the children turn the fronts of used greeting cards (Christmas, Hanukah, birthdays, anniversary, etc.) into new greeting cards which they sell.



So instead of tossing the cards you've… Continue

Added by Mrs. Cara Dafforn on January 5, 2010 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Feed from Indiana Living Green Magazine

Power down

Good Morning, Renee!

I have a question about spent batteries. For years I took them to the Public Library, but they discontinued collecting them there. Are places there I can drop off spent batteries without having to drive to a tox drop location or wait for a tox away day?

[...]

No more plastic hangers!

Hi Renee,

I was wondering about recycling plastic hangers. I searched the Indiana Living Green website, and if I am not mistaken there is information about wire hangers. How about all plastic ones, and the plastic ones with metal hook tops? I work at a resale shop, and we end up with bags [...]

Quilt this!

Hey, Renee!

Have learned so much from you.

I have stockpiled fabrics for years, but know I’m not going to sew anymore with my T-shirt jean wardrobe.  Who could use yards of widely assorted fabrics?

Thanks,

Big Sue

Hey Big Sue!

Seams like it’s time for a trip to [...]

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