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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

Stewards of the earth

Renee, what are some ways I can help get my church involved in environmental activism?


Eric, in light of recent coffee cup nonsense, it’s a great time to share how people of faith — any faith — are focusing their energy on caring for the Earth. So, then, it [...]

The whole poop

Hi Renee,

I was wondering if you know of an environmentally friendly way to dispose dog waste? I cringe every time I pull out a plastic (albeit recycled) bag to clean the yard.


Hi Sarah,

You’re barking up the right tree with this [...]



We recently completed a home remodel which included new baseboards and door trim.  I have a lot of little pieces (translation: unusable for reuse) of stained & urethane-treated wood trim that I would like to recycle.  Anyplace in the Indianapolis area or Bloomington IN area that takes this type of [...]

Reface Don't Replace

Refacing is greener than replacing - ecocountertopsusa.com

Reface! Don't Replace!

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