Tire Recycling: Walkways for the Environment

tire recycling and storm runoff

Here is a wonderful article from Waste Advantage Magazine by Tom McGill that discusses how “Stormwater runoff control and beneficial use of scrap tires are two environmental problems resolved with the installation of porous walkways.  State parks, municipalities, and private construction are using forward thinking and installing these walkways to benefit the environment and the people that walk on them.” Click the link above to learn more.


Earth Day Festival

April 22, 2017

Province Park in Franklin, IN

The Johnson County Planet Partners invites you to join the family-friendly Earth Day celebration at Franklin’s Province Park and Urban Forest from 11am-3pm on April 22, 2017. There will be free environmental programs, painted rain barrel displays, a creek stomp, native plant sale, and more!

If you would like to sponsor or volunteer for the event, please contact Alley Muir at Educator@recyclejc.com.

Family-Friendly Earth Day Flyer

Electronic Recycling and Shredding


WISH-TV, Crime Stoppers teaming up for the annual Community Shred-It event

from the above link:

“You can drop off papers to be shredded at several locations across Central Indiana from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The five locations include:

  • 1000 North Meridian Street – Indianapolis
  • Creekside Middle School: 3525 West 126th Street – Carmel
  • Greenwood Park Mall: 1251 US Highway 31 North – Greenwood/South side
  • Speedway Police Department:: 1410 North Lynhurst Drive – Speedway/Indy west side
  • Lawrence Police Department: 9001 East 59th Street – Lawrence/Indy east side

Organizers are asking for a $5 donation per shredding box.”

New Website

This is the new online location for the Johnson County Partnership for Water Quality. Thank you for visiting our site. This will be your new location to learn about our partners activities, contact information, and history. One of the main emphasis of the partnership is education. We will showcase educational information through events and trainings provided by the partnership and its partners. Feel free to check out our Facebook page as well.