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.

Feature Story“Farmer Dan” Flotow and his wife, Wendy, have a booth at the YLNI Farmers Market in Fort Wayne.

A farmer’s experience of the farm-to-fork movement


Feature StoryA Tired-a-Lot Summer Studio group presents their designs for a community space in front of a mural they designed and painted.

Teens answer Mount Vernon Park's call for urban renewal


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4 things Fort Wayne can learn from Grand Rapids


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

Is your recycling really getting recycled?


NewsCWOW's Vanessa Sheckler, left, assists a Haitian artist with product development.

How supporting creative women boosts global economies


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

Allen County residents rally for rivers


NewsDESIAR eyewear was created by Fort Wayne native Jamal Robinson, center.

Eyewear entrepreneur shares success to encourage others


NewsAfrica is a Lioness at BPAS.

Inside Albion's renowned exotic animal sanctuary


NewsA sunset on the Fort Wayne riverfront.

What does eco-friendly riverfront development look like?


Feature StoryAsk An Environmentalist is a new monthly feature on Input Fort Wayne.

Introducing: Ask an Environmentalist


Feature StoryFort Wayne's trails see more than 60,000 visitors a month during the summer.

How trails are connecting communities


NewsDesign Week Fort Wayne is an annual celebration of design.

A sneak peek at Design Week


NewsNewsChannel 15 meteorologist Greg Shoup, center, talks with Ken and Carolyne Isch of Bluffton after a Feb. 22 presentation in Bluffton.

How will climate change affect Indiana farms?


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