Getting Started With Zero Waste

May 16, 2020

Getting Started

Talk to people you know (family, friends) and try to get them to understand how serious the situation is.

Start small. You can strike on your own, but it is often more fun and more productive to get some friends together. Decide on a time and place to strike and invite members of local climate justice groups and environmental groups. The more people the better!

Register your strike on this webpage here.

Have fun creating signs, banners, costumes, and other bold visuals. The more striking your art, the more media coverage you may get. Let your creativity shine!

Remember when you compose your messages to speak for yourself and not...

Indiana has become a magnet for factory farms. Despite the growing demand for food produced locally and in a sustainable way, the Indiana Department of Agriculture has embraced factory farming as the way of the future.

More than half of Indiana’s 92 counties are home to at least one factory farm. Concerned citizens in those communities have organized to protect their property values, public health, the environment, and quality of life, but face an uphill battle.

Oversight and inspections from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management are lax and infrequent. State law fails to protect the neighbors of these industrial farming facilities an...

May 16, 2020

1. Create a group; find a group of kids in your community who are interested in helping you pass an ordinance or resolution. Connect with other like-minded groups, to ensure you have a source of partners and a place to bounce ideas off of.

2. Research; see what other cities have done and are working on.  Look at what other states have done. Learn the difference between resolution and ordinance. Come up with a list of possible approaches to your idea.  Learn everything you can about what you are asking from the city, what are the pros and cons to your idea, what will the city government not like about your idea.

3. Create a draft resolution or...

This bill sets forth requirements related to waste and recycling collection systems for a variety of products and materials, including plastics.

The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packaging, paper, single-use products, beverage containers, or food service products) fiscally responsible for collecting, managing, and recycling or composting the products after consumer use. In addition, the bill establishes (1) minimum percentages of products that must be reused, recycled, or composted; and (2) an increasing percentage of recycled content that must be contained in beverage containers.

Beginning on January 1, 2022, the bill phases out...

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Hi, I'm Jordan!

 

I'm an interior designer, writer, and marketing coordinator working in  private aviation. 

 

 

 

 

My current goal is to form an intersectional community through meetups while engaging in composting, conservation, permaculture, and making a low impact/more sustainable lifestyle accessible while supporting local businesses and creatives