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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

Clean power = jobs!

Did you really think I was done talking about the Clean Power Plan? Silly you. This is important stuff!

Most of you know that, bottom line, the environmental impact is the most important factor to me. But, if I must talk economics (a.k.a. jobs), then I will. Or at least [...]

Pence versus the environment

Here’s a question for you: Are you familiar with the Clean Power Plan?

In June, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the Clean Power Plan that will “maintain an affordable, reliable energy system, while cutting pollution and protecting our health and environment.” Sounds like a winner!

But fear not, emission-loving Hoosiers [...]

Repurposing trophies

Hi Renee,

I’ve recently uncovered some old ribbons and trophies from my childhood. I’m trying to find creative ways of repurposing them without tossing them in the trash. 

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Melanie

Hi Melanie,

Sounds like you’re an overachiever, so here are some DIY ideas for upcycling or recycling your [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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