My Declaration Revisited

My Declaration Revisited

Editorial Last year at this time, I wrote about my determination to rid my life of plastics and the confusion and guilt that ensued. (See that article here.) One year older and wiser, I’m reflecting on what has changed – and...
Color-Coded Bins Look Familiar?

Color-Coded Bins Look Familiar?

Editorial The BRFM added a dedicated booth to the Market this year for recycling, compost, and landfill waste. You may have seen the color coded bins with informative signs that show what can be put in each. If you attended the...
Recycling Food = Composting!

Recycling Food = Composting!

Editorial Mother always told us to clean our plates because children in other countries were starving. Maybe that’s why I hate to throw away food. But we have to do something with the trimmings, peels, cores, and such from our...
Green Broad Ripple Lending a Hand!

Green Broad Ripple Lending a Hand!

Editorial When we began planning our “Kick the Plastic Habit” campaign over the winter, we reached out to several local organizations to get their feedback and support. One of those was Green Broad Ripple, whose mission is to...
My Declaration of Independence!

My Declaration of Independence!

Editorial Over the past six months of preparing for our environmental campaign, I’ve received quite an education about plastics, recycling, and the future of the planet. I’ve been appalled by my own dependence on what’s easy and...