<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Green News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/green http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:34:15 -0500 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 19:34:15 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 09:51:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Leaf+Pile+Generic+Leaves+Generic.jpg
Philadelphia’s Streets Department will begin collecting fall leaves from the city’s curbs Monday. The annual collection service will last six weeks.

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<![CDATA[Local Building Gives Way to Environmentally Friendly Airports]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:37:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/FAA+Building+Material+Pavement.JPG
The Federal Aviation Administration dedicated its new National Airport Pavement and Materials Research Center in Egg Harbor Township. The building allows engineers to research environmentally-friendly airport...

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<![CDATA[Del. Gov Announces Rebate Plan for Clean Drivers]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:44:33 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011191156_1200x675_485751875974.jpg
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell announced a rebate plan for the state's drivers who buy or lease electric or alternative fuel vehicles and hyrbids.]]>
<![CDATA[Camden Urban Garden Opens to Feed Families in Need]]> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 07:32:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010603716_1200x675_454840387510.jpg
Volunteers teamed up to plant fruits, vegetables and herbs at 2nd and Kane streets in Camden as part of a new 2-acre urban garden that will help feed families in need in Camden County.]]>
<![CDATA[Lack of Rain Impacting Crop Growth on NJ Farms]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 21:38:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010565493_1200x675_453694531655.jpg
Local farmers say their fields haven't seen any rain, those who have need more and the wait for rain is beginning to impact some key crops.]]>
<![CDATA[Pa. Born Falcons Teach Lesson in Conservation, Protection]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 20:01:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010476055_1200x675_449002563764.jpg
Two of three peregrine falcons that hatched on the ledge of an office building helped teach a lesson in conservation and protection in Pennsylvania's capitol Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly's the Best at Bathroom Recycling]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 12:27:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/recycle-bins-generic.jpg
What Philadelphians are doing in the restroom is being recognized.

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<![CDATA[New Jersey Recycling System Increases Tonnage]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:15:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010142614_1200x675_434969667571.jpg
A new recycling system will be unveiled Monday in Mount Holly, Burlington County at the Occupational Training Center. The new process will be able to take care of 35 tons per hour.]]>
<![CDATA[Montco Launches Bike Share on Trails]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:58:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/175*120/Zagster+Montgomery+County+Bike+Share.JPG
Bicycle, bicycle, want to ride a bicycle? Well you now can along Montgomery County trails even if you don’t own a bike.

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<![CDATA[More New Jersey Homes, Businesses Using Solar Panels]]> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 08:52:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/thompson+solar+panels.jpg
The number of solar panel installations in New Jersey may have hit the 34 thousand mark based on state Board of Public Utilities figures.]]>
<![CDATA[EPA Debuts New Interactive Park Bench]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:45:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Independence-Hall.jpg
The new bench will be at the Independence National Historic Park starting Tuesday and will be able to monitor air quality and weather.

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<![CDATA[Del. Service Week Ends with River Cleaning]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 06:21:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010067916_1200x675_430105155828.jpg
Delaware's Brandywine and Christina rivers will get some much need tlc Saturday as volunteers are set to clean the surrounding water areas to culminate the state's Service Week.]]>
<![CDATA[Middle School Recognized for Helping the Environment]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:19:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/the+stain+of+war+children+sign+04152015.JPG
The Henry C. Beck Middle School in Cherry Hill was awarded a giant check for $5000 for an environmental project the school was involved in to come up with ways to reduce plastic use and control outdoor...

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<![CDATA[SEPTA to Green 69th Street Terminal]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:17:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Upper+Darby+Generic+69th+Street.JPG
Improvements and green initiatives are coming to one of the Philadelphia region’s busiest public transportation hubs.

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<![CDATA[8th-Annual Philly Spring Cleanup Coming]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:28:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/Philly-Spring-Cleanup-4.jpg
Philadelphia leaders spoke of plans for the 8th-Annual Philly Spring Cleanup where communities will work hand-in-hand with city departments to get things looking good.]]>
<![CDATA[400 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Delaware River]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2015 16:24:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/182*120/Pennsville+Oil+Spill+Delaware+River.JPG
Hundreds of gallons of oil that spilled into the Delaware River earlier this week washed up in New Jersey Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Fed Burning Cash to Power Homes]]> Wed, 31 Dec 2014 05:24:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fed+Reserve+Philly+Money+Shred+Fire+composite.jpg
It may be the only time you’d want to see cash go up in flames.

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