Explore Weekend

Saturday (8-17-11) was a great day to be outside in NWI!  I was able to check out some places I hadn’t been before, or for awhile: Saw the greatest looking planted basil pots for $4 at Riverside Market  in Michigan … Continued

Purdue Competes in Solar Decathalon

Purdue University was selected to participate in the United States Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, a high profile international competition where 20 collegiate teams design, build, and operate solar powered houses. While the competitive aspect of the Solar Decathlon is … Continued

Backyard Composting Workshops (Porter County)

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County promotes environmental stewardship among individuals and businesses through education programs, and will offer both compost and rain barrel workshops in 2011. Pre-registration and advance payment is required for each workshop. Payment … Continued

Free Compost Loading, ‘How-to’ Books to Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

The City of Valparaiso and the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County invite residents to take advantage of getting compost loaded for free during International Compost Awareness Week. The city’s Public Works Department will be on hand to … Continued

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