web analytics

Randomly Miscellaneous

1. Broad Ripple now has a new solar powered trash compactor according to the print version of Broad Ripple Gazette. Given how weekend mornings the street can look like the aftermath of Mardi Gras, hopefully this will help. 2. From the “stuff I missed” department, Fall Creek Place was listed as the 7th best Eco-Neighborhood in Natural Home Magazine back in January. I’ve never heard of this magazine before, but any recognition is better than none at all. 3. This is the price we pay for continuing our addiction to oil. Our state gets a black eye in the process. Social Media ...
read more

Casa Verde Breaks Ground

The green building movement hit a significant milestone last week with this new project. Casa Verde will be the first new residence in Indianapolis to fully comply with LEED-standards. Learn more about the project here: Casa Verde Social Media ...
read more

Is the Green Movement Just a Fad?

The latest cover of Indianapolis Monthly features a female standing behind a reel mower. The magazine features articles on green builders, food markets, places to recycle, and hybrid cars . It seems that every major publication in the nation has had at least one issue about the new “green entrepreneurs.” Advertisements are even sprinkling in green themes. I think it’s great that the public has started to think about the planet at large. However, “green thinking” was popular in the 1970’s. Is it real this time, or just another trend? I believe that we...
read more

Randomly Miscellaneous

An assortment of things that I’ve found in the last few days: Walk Score: Pictured above are two locations in western Washington. The purple lines display a mile walk from the red star. A picture tells a thousand words, they say. Find out how walkable your neighborhood is on this site.PARK(ing): A group in San Francisco that builds temporary parks at metered parking spaces. This is also done in New York City. Civil disobedience has never been so fun. Indiana Living Green: A new magazine dedicated to sustainability in Indiana. Social Media ...
read more

KIB is moving to Fountain Square

Via Property Lines, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is relocating its headquarters to an old warehouse that they will outfit with a green roof. I’ve questioned their motives occasionally, especially when I saw a huge banner they hung near one of their planting projects. It wasn’t very beautiful. However, this is obviously a big step for both KIB and Fountain Square. More info can be found on KIB’s website. Social Media ...
read more

« Previous Entries