NWI Earth Day: Saturday, April 20th 9am – 4pm

Kathy Sipple speaks with Donna Stuckert from the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County about Northwest Indiana Earth Day, happening this Saturday, April 20th from 9am to 4pm at the Porter County Expo Center. This year will feature … Continued

Urban Foraging: Sharing Fruit in Your Neighborhood

Do you have a fruit tree on your property that makes a mess when excess fruit falls to the ground and rots? Here’s a way to plug into a network of people who see your problem as their solution. Podcast … Continued

Figure Eight Brewing and Our Local Food Web

Podcast host Kathy Sipple speaks with Neal Davey, ‘Purveyor of Fate’ at Figure Eight Brewing in Valparaiso about their efforts to run as sustainably as possible. Sustainability is an important part of our business model… There are always things we … Continued

Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County

Established in 1993, the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County is a government agency dedicated to improving the environment and quality of life for Porter County residents by providing convenient, voluntary waste reduction programs. The District promotes environmental … Continued

Paper Dandelions: Radio Interview with Tyna Bianco-Jesson

Today’s interview with Chesterton paper artist Tyna Bianco-Jessen. Tyna is owner of Paper Dandelions, a company that recycles everything from junk mail to banana peels to coffee grounds and turns them into beautiful wedding invitations, greeting cards, birth announcements and … Continued

Lake County Solid Waste Management District (LCSWMD)

The Lake County Solid Waste Management District was established on February 5, 1991 when the Indiana State Legislature enacted House Bill 1240 requiring counties to form solid waste management districts. Lake County as a single-county district has developed a comprehensive … Continued

Recycled Granite

As a granite countertop salesperson, Julie would regularly walk past the shop dumpster and notice all of the incredibly beautiful stone that was being thrown away. Unfortunately, up to 30% of a granite slab is disposed of because it’s not large … Continued

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