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Sustainability In South Central Indiana

This week on Noon Edition we'll discuss how local businesses and governments can make "going green" profitable.

Note: the audio for this show will be available on October 30, 2009

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll discuss how local businesses and governments can make “going green” profitable.  Joining us are 5 Kingdoms Development Creative Systems Officer Brandon Pitcher, Green Way Supply Co-Owner Terrence Black, and Bloomington City Council Member Dave Rollo. You can join the program by phone or by submitting a comment on your right.

  • William Stalker

    Did she really ask if this might be just a “fad”?

    (Didn’t catch her name.)

    Wow…what a question…hard to believe.

  • Amanda Shaw

    The Bloomington branch of the US Green Building Council was launched this year and meets the 3rd Thursday of every month–you can go to the Indiana Chapter of the USGBC to find information about the Bloomington branch and sign up for email notifications. The US Green Building Council promulgates the LEED standards and provides training and certification for design and building professionals in “Green” building.

    Also, the Bloomington branch co-sponsored a Green Home Tour last April with the city BCOS and Wonderlab and is planning another this spring –

    Senator Lugar has co-sponsored an amendment to climate legislation which will make a verys ginificant effort to address the issue of making loans to individuals and small businesses–it will provide allow nonprofits, including city and county governments to make long-term low-interest loans to those adding green features etc. to businesses and homes.

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