The past two days has seen a number of great Environmental articles written in the Herald Times by Carol Kugler @ckugler) and Ernest Rollins @fromernestdesk. You can support this work by subscribing online and by following these reporters.
Today, there were three excellent stories on environmental topics.
The lines snaked up and down Curry Pike today with people waiting almost an hour to recycle electronic materials.
Once at the front, tall rows of electronics grew larger as new materials were unloaded from waiting cars.
Cook Group sponsored the event at the old GE site which Cook purchased recently. Cook Group has been posting pictures on Facebook.
This is one more example of how important environmental protection is in Monroe County. It would have been so easy to throw away all these old Tvs and electronics, but the hundreds of cars that came through chose to wait in line to recycle!
Gnarley Tree is a new company in Bloomington which has already racked up an impressive list of clients including the World Bank.
They just picked up a new client: the City of Bloomington. You can hear more about what Gnarley Tree and COB are planning Wednesday February 01 from 4-6pm in City Hall Council Chambers in the Showers Building. I hope you can make it!
We are living in the midst of a Clean Energy Revolution that doesn’t depend on Washington budgets, but is driven by the markets. This is clearly evident in Monroe County by the growth of solar installations on County and residential structures. She mentioned that this revolution could move faster with government investment, which we are seeing in Monroe County!