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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day is “One day to educate. One day to motivate. One day to make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year.” An initiative by Keep America Beautiful and several supporting sponsors, America Recycles Day is November 15th. 173 more words

Green Tips

Washing Your Clothes, That Flat Screen, And Your Thermostat

Jack’s Greentivities: saving energy and your hard cold cash at the same time…

Tip 1: If your washing machine has a setting for the amount of clothing you’re washing, choose a low setting — you’ll use less water and your clothes will get just as clean. 91 more words


Volunteers help 'De-Trash the Wabash'

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Volunteers helped clean up some of the Greater Lafayette community Saturday.

It was all part of De-Trash the Wabash, a bi-annual event put on by the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation. 40 more words


Purdue grad creates a way to grill with coffee

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – It’s something most of us just throw away, but Purdue University graduate Rich Bruins has created a way to turn old coffee grounds into fuel for your next cookout. 408 more words


Making treasures from wood left to rot

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Trees around a city or town can help clean the air and add beauty. But when a tree has to be removed, the leftover wood may be left to decompose or be burned. 498 more words


Old Chemicals

If you are like me, you still have a bunch of cleaning supplies with harsh chemicals from before you went green. These cleaners have been sitting under my sink for a few years, waiting for me to make a decision on what to do with them. 336 more words