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After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

After Indianapolis designated one of most wasteful American  cities, Carmel community works to spread awareness, defy stereotype

Sowmya Chundi

October 24, 2019

In his free time, sophomore Ethan Stoehr is an avid recycler and plastic collecter. In his room, Stoehr has bins full of plastic waste spanning from salad forks to shampoo bottles. He said that by creating a “plastic stockpile,” he’ll try and convince his mom to stop buying plastics once she ...

Too little, too late. The environment is too far gone for little fixes, but we should still take political action against corporations.

Too little, too late. The environment is too far gone for little fixes, but we should still take political action against corporations.

perspectives

February 20, 2015

With gas prices below $2 for the first time in years, we are less likely to conserve gas and more likely to drive more. However, with increased gas use, there’s an increase in external costs—that is, cost in environmental damage—that is separate from the actual monetary cost of the gasoline. And...

It’s not easy being green. As Indiana companies pollute rivers, individuals need to take first steps for change.

It’s not easy being green. As Indiana companies pollute rivers, individuals need to take first steps for change.

perspectives

August 15, 2012

As I searched for articles to complete my final exam project for AP Environmental Science last May, I was shocked to find out a few facts about Indiana’s contributions to water pollution. The state has pretty lax laws on what industrial companies can place into rivers and waterways, but I didn...

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...