Sustainability

From regular recycling to new eco-friendly ideas and practices, northeast Indiana is making strides in sustainability that go above and beyond the minimum requirements. 

Keep up with the latest conversation here, and submit any questions you have about waste reduction, composting, or green lifestyles to our blogger, Jodi Leamon of the Allen County Department of Environmental Management, at Jodi.Leamon@co.allen.in.us.

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Feature StorySingle-stream recycling bins are picked up to be sorted at a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).

Is your recycling really getting recycled?


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Feature StorySave Maumee is a grassroots organization to give northeast Indiana's rivers a voice.

Allen County residents rally for rivers


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