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Incentives for purchase of electric vehicles may lead to an increase in sales

News

December 12, 2011

With a recent increase in gas prices and environmental awareness, more people are looking toward fuel-efficient and alternative fuel vehicles.  To perhaps make that choice even easier, the Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has developed a plan to provide incentives for those who buy electric...

City, CHS students, DAO to host free electronics recycling event

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November 10, 2011

Carmel Utilities, CHS students and DAO (Disposal Alternatives Org) Recycling, have teamed up to host a major electronics and large item recycling event to celebrate America Recycles Day.  The event will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov.12 and will feature both a free recycling drop off event at the CHS...

New ordinance provides curbside recycling to all Carmel residents through Republic Services

New ordinance provides curbside recycling to all Carmel residents through Republic Services

News

October 19, 2011

Beginning in 2012, Carmel residents will experience changes to their trash and recycling services. A new ordinance, passed this September, will provide curbside recycling to all residents and transform Carmel’s trash and recycling system. While the program faces some opposition, this ordinance is a step forward in Carmel’s pursuit of environmental responsibility. Junior...

CHS student wins Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Global Leadership Award

CHS student wins Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Global Leadership Award

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August 26, 2011

While on vacation with a friend in late July, Junior Lauren Gibson got a call. Once she answered the phone, she was promptly told the good news. She had won the 2011 Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Global Leadership Award. She will be going to Hollywood on Sept. 24 for the award ceremony. ...

Students work to decrease CHS’s carbon footprint

News

November 20, 2009

New local program, club work to educate masses on ways to reduce environmental impact By Monica Cheng <mcheng@hilite.org> When sophomore Cleo Hernandez looked up in the main cafeteria one day during her lunch, it occurred to her that the ceiling lights, particularly in the center of the...

Earth Day time to reflect, take action for environment

perspectives

April 2, 2009

As April 22 approaches, we are all reminded of the importance of protecting the environment. Earth Day, a day devoted to the celebration of our environment and a time to assess the work needed to protect the natural gifts of our planet, comes only once a year. Today, many people have become more con...

Politics of the Past

acumen

November 6, 2008

Issues rise and fall throughout the decades, but stay fundamentally the same By Beverly Jenkins and Mallory St. Claire <bjenkins@hilite.org, mstclaire@hilite.org> “Issues swing left and right. It’s human nature,” U.S. History teacher Karen Taff said. “Americans tend to be a forward-l...