by Falon French Recently, I went to a major superstore to buy more coffee. What a revelation. Aside from the tiny produce section (that did not tell consumers where produce was produced or what chemicals were used on the food), every aisle was identical. The names on the boxes and cans changed, but the white [...]

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HEC Executive Director Jesse Kharbanda embraces the role of ‘Head Tree Hugger” in this July 18, 2010 article from the Indianapolis Star. http://www.indystar.com/article/20100718/BUSINESS/7180367/1003/BUSINESS/Meet-Jesse-Kharbanda-director-of-the-Hoosier-Environmental-Council

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The U.S. uses 100 Billion plastic bags annually, which is the energy equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil (Worldwatch Institute. 2004 study). That’s more than 250 bags per person, per year. But, Hoosiers can change the numbers in Indiana and in the world by making the simple step to stop taking plastic bags when [...]

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We’ve all seen the results of manure spills – reeking brown water, fish kills, and floating clouds of toxic blue-green algae.  Cleaning up these manure spills can take decades and costs a small fortune.  What’s more, homeowners and residents near the site of the manure spill find themselves in the middle of what might as [...]

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