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Indiana putting old tires to new use in transportation projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Civil engineers at Purdue University helped the Indiana Department of Transportation save more than $1 million over the past two years by using shredded tires as a new low-cost material in construction projects. “It’s a green project that saves materials and eliminates the landfilling of millions of tires,” said INDOT Commissioner […]

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Purdue University Residences turns greener, reduces waste

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Residences is turning greener with its latest efforts to reduce water and energy consumption. Residents of McCutcheon, Harrison, Earhart and Shreve halls are having a competition to cut down energy and water use, and the winner will be announced on Earth Day (April 22). “Residents are unplugging appliances not […]

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Go green on St. Patrick’s Day with green energy program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A green energy program that will focus on alternative energy technologies and their impact on rural communities will be held March 17 in Covington, Ind. “This program, designed specifically for farmers, rural landowners and businesses, will help producers understand how they can benefit from renewable energy,” said Chad Martin, Purdue University […]

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BoilerRide ready to aid carpooling, ride sharing at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — BoilerRide, Purdue’s Web-based carpool and rideshare program, is now available for students, faculty and staff with valid Purdue career accounts. From the BoilerRide Web site, http://www.purdue.edu/transportation/boilerride.htm, users can log in to the GreenRide application and create a profile. GreenRide suggests carpooling partners such as other faculty, staff and students who live […]

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MJV Group becomes Green Seal GS-42 certified

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Lafayette based MJV Group, Inc. has been awarded certification under GS-42, Green Seal, Inc.’s environmental standard for green cleaning services that help protect human health and the environment. After a stringent application process and an on-site audit, MJV Group, Inc. is the only Indiana based commercial janitorial service licensed to provide a […]

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Purdue celebrates Green Week, Sept 15-19

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will sponsor Green Week on Sept. 15-19 to raise environmental awareness on campus and in the Greater Lafayette community. Each day will focus on one aspect of preserving the environment and practicing conservation. There will be opportunities for students, faculty and staff, and community members to participate throughout the […]

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