Green Fashion Redux

As fashion trends come and go, I hope the attention and act of being green never goes out of fashion, and continues to bloom. It seems to come in waves Continue Reading

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Glowing Green Book Review!

 Book Title:  “Shift Your Habit: Easy Ways to Save Money, Simplify Your Life, and Save the Planet” Author:  Elizabeth Rogers with Colleen Howell  c2010 Publisher: Three Rivers Press ISBN: 978-0-307-46530-6 Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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Porter County Rain Barrel Workshops

Select a date and register today for our Rain Barrel Workshops: Monday, March 28, 6 p.m. : Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road, Portage Monday, March 28, 7:30 p.m. : Woodland Continue Reading

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree

When your Christmas tree has outlived its useful life at your house, don’t trash it, burn it in your fireplace or dump it in the lake. Give it a new Continue Reading

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Freecycle: Changing the World One Gift at a Time

The Freecycle Network™ is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It’s all about reuse and keeping Continue Reading

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Compost Sites Closed

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County ended its 2010 compost season by closing the Boone Groove compost site, 546 S. 400 W, for the winter, and the Continue Reading

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