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

GrowNWI

  GrowNWI Vision: Create a common voice within the region to promote Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens. Challenge community, business and civic leaders to lay the foundation for the growth of sustainable community gardens in every South Shore municipality. Main … Continued

Tryon Farm Institute

Tryon Farm Institute, Inc. (TFI) is an Indiana chartered non-profit land trust and education organization with a mission to connect human and natural communities by promoting habitat diversity and sustainable land husbandry. TFI is controlled by a diverse group of Members … Continued

Purdue Extension

What is Purdue Extension? The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation’s largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It’s a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America. The … Continued

Sustainable Indiana 2016

Sustainable Indiana 2016 is a collaborative initiative of Earth Charter Indiana (ECI) to achieve measurable progress toward sustainability by Indiana’s Bicentennial year 2016. This site was created to connect,inform and inspire the growing sustainability movement in Indiana. Hoosiers can be proud that there are … 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

Dunes Learning Center

Located in the spectacularly biodiverse Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Dunes Learning Center provides exceptional outdoor experiences to children and adults, inspiring community, environmental stewardship and a lifelong love of learning.

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