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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 ...

Recycling Renovations: New recycling policy is an improvement, but would benefit from clearer instructions

Recycling Renovations: New recycling policy is an improvement, but would benefit from clearer instructions

December 13, 2018

In this day and age, with the planet’s temperature consistently increasing and sea levels rising, it’s vital to make little changes to culminate to a greater overall effect. However, it’s not hard to accidentally throw away recyclable items like papers, magazines and bottles into a trash can. ...

Design for CHS to promote recycling for CHS

Design for CHS to promote recycling for CHS

Beats

November 10, 2015

Design for CHS's new project “Agent Recycle," to launch on Jan. 4, will aim to encourage more students to recycle in CHS.  According to club sponsor Jan Mitchener, Design for CHS continues to implement newer and more creative projects to help the community. “You see so many programs th...

Green Team to meet Oct. 28

Beats

October 26, 2013

Green Team plans to meet on Oct. 28 in Room B222 to brainstorm about future projects they could pursue. According to president and senior Charles Liang, the club wants to concentrate on projects that the school could later take over and do on a larger scale. “One of the ideas that we came up wit...

Roots and Shoots to host recycling drive

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November 13, 2012

Carmel Area Roots and Shoots will host a free recycling drive in the stadium parking lot on Nov. 17, according to Lauren Gibson, organizer of the event and senior. Students may bring appliances, computers, televisions, bicycles, batteries, lawn mowers, cell phones and anything else listed here. A fee of 5 dollars exists for each mattress, t...

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...