Environmental Stewardship

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Phone: 812-339-5090
An organic herb shop + natural parenting boutiqueWe offer a wide range of Herbal Products as well as an extensive selection of Natural Parenting Products. We are committed to selling products that are either natural, organic, and fairtrade or in the best situation, all of the above. We shop from companies that care about their carbon footprint and ecological practices, so your purchases reflect this as well.Offering baby registry and beautiful gifts for babies and children. Come explore Barefoot!
Imagine a public fruit orchard for everyone to enjoy! Be part of this visionary project! Help plan, plant, maintain, and (eventually) harvest Bloomington’s first Community Orchard.The orchard will contribute to Bloomingtons food security, inspire joyful community engagement, and educate citizens while making sustainability delicious.
Phone: 812-332-8796
It is the mission of the Center for Sustainable Living to make available information, services, projects and networking opportunities for those interested in exploring ecologically sustainable ways of thinking, living and interacting in our community.
Phone: 812-333-8888
Website: www.copa.org
The Coalition Opposed to PCB Ash in Monroe County, Inc. (COPA) is a nonprofit, grassroots coalition of concerned community members, business and professional people that formed in November, 1989, to stop the construction of a PCB Hazardous Waste Incinerator and Hazardous Waste Landfill in Monroe County. COPA maintains comprehensive information about the PCB Superfund sites in Bloomington, Indiana, as well as PCB health effects, remediations, and references.
Phone: 812-339-5006
Core Farms CSA at Musgrave Orchard in Bloomington, is one of at least 500 active CSAs throughout North America.Core Farms CSA is a “community supported agriculture” operation which consists of a community of individuals and families who pledge support to the farms operation and share the risks and benefits of local food production. Our CSA families pledge in advance to cover the anticicpated costs of the farms operation. The benefits are provided through a combination of hands-on education, taking leadership and action to promote a healthy environment, and implementing a community supported agriculture network of local farmers using natural growing methods. And then, ultimately they receive shares in the farm’s bounty throughout the growing season, as well as the satisfaction gained from reconnectng to the land and participating directly in local food production.
Phone: 877-283-9550
Formed by a group of dedicated volunteers in 1989, the Indiana Recycling Coalition, Inc. (IRC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization representing concerned citizens, state and local government officials, business, industry and environmental groups. Our mission is to support source reduction, reuse, composting and recycling activities in Indiana. To encourage integrated recycling, the Coalition supports buying recycled-content products, and the collection and remanufacturing of recyclable materials. The goal of this support is to conserve our natural resources, decrease reliance on final disposal and to encourage environmental responsibility. The Coalition supports this Mission by:- Fostering a diverse and active membership;- Offering forums for discussion, networking and education;- Supplying materials to support the development of solutions at the local, regional and state levels; and- Developing advocacy positions, to serve as a voice of the membership.
Phone: 812-349-2866
The District serves south central Indiana asthe leader in green business initiatives,education, and waste & recycling management.The District is a multifaceted service organization with five locations that educate andprovide programs to the citizens of Monroe County to ensure that recyclables and trashare handled in an environmentally safe and socially and economically responsible manner.Find out more about our mission, our facilities, and the people who make it happen.
Phone: 812-339-6918
Natural Elements is a shop dedicated to promoting eco-consciousness by offering products made with sustainable or Earth friendly materials (i.e. bamboo, hemp, and organic cotton). The shop also provides a retail outlet for local artists and craftsmen to offer their creations to the general public. Finally, the store offers many fair trade products made throughout the world, making sure that everyone, including the farmer or artist, receives fair compensation for their time and effort.
Phone: 812-335-0383
In 2007 we celebrate 22 years of support from our readers, the designers of a regenerative human culture. In North America’s leading (and the world’s longest-lived) permaculture journal you’ll find info about permaculture design, edible landscaping, aquaculture, natural building, earthworks, forestry, soils, agriculture, urban sustainability, renewable energy, regeneration and restoration, and many practical solutions to the challenges of life in an age of energy decline and Peak Everything.
Phone: 812-339-3172
We are a not-for-profit organization under the Caldwell Eco Center, dedicated to preserving public quality of life. We save parks , historic neighborhoods and greenspace in general that are threatened by developers.Currently, our focus is on saving the Ninth Street Park, which ironically was renamed in 2005 to preserve the memory of Reverend Butler. Now, a short two years later, a trade is being considered with the school board to turn this cherished greenspace into a three-level school.We feel that two years is a rather short commemoration and are working to preserve both the park and the memory of civil rights leader Reverend Butler.
Phone: 812-334-2433
Specializing in socially and ecologically conscious travel options: Want a vacation that is both indulgent and conscientious? Love to travel but concerned about your impact on the Earth? Call Your Choice, now offering you "green" travel options.