<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Green News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/green http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:33:18 -0400 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:33:18 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Eco-Goats Are Hired to Chomp Cemetery Weeds]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 05:18:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/eco_goats_cemetery_02.JPG
Forty goats have been hired to clear the Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries in Bala Cynwyd of evasive vegetation.]]>
<![CDATA["Find Your Path" to Parks & Rec]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 12:47:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Fairmount+Park+Trail+Generic+Trail+Generic+Park.JPG
Department wants you to find your way to Philly parks and recreation centers.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department/YouTube]]>
<![CDATA[Cold Winter Helping Summer Crops]]> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 09:20:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/peppers+crops.JPG
Our region's cold winter has some positive effects. NBC10's Christine Maddela reports from Cherry Hill, N.J. on how summer crops are benefitting from our snowy winter.

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<![CDATA[Styrofoam Ban in Philly?]]> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 07:00:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/styrofoam+ban+proposal.jpg
Philadelphia recycling leaders are all for banning styrofoam in the city due to its harmful environmental impact. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports in the Northeast with the details.]]>
<![CDATA[Solar Urban Farm Stand]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:23:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Greensgrow+Farms.JPG
A solar farm stand will help power Greensgrow Farms on Cumberland Street in Kennsington.

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<![CDATA[Deep Freeze Leaves Plants in Danger]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:34:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/JYKcKYAMWpCtZQhfFJoa-2-1229516509000.jpg
NBC10's Christine Maddela is in Glenside, Pa. with some tips on how to protect your plants when temperatures drop.

Photo Credit: David Perkins]]>
<![CDATA[More Natural Lawns in NJ?]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 06:58:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/front+lawn+bill.jpg
A New Jersey lawmaker wants to make it easier for homeowners to plant natural wildlife in their yards and avoid local nuisance laws, which could mean less cookie-cutter lawns throughout the state.]]>
<![CDATA[Edible Garden to Open at SF Stadium]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:15:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/238*120/13-1121+OVERALL+RENDER.JPG
San Francisco Giants fans who feel their pizza toppings are missing something will soon have a new, creative and organic solution to dress up their snack: They can run to an edible garden at AT&T Park to...

Photo Credit: San Francisco Giants]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Salmon Get Truck Convoy Assist]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:18:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/182*120/0325-salmon-tube.jpg
With California in the grip of a vicious drought, state and federal fishery managers have begun to truck infant salmon to the Sacramento Delta, bypassing 275 miles of their normal migration. The tanker trucks...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:36:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/air-pollution-AP7004221649_7.jpg
Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[The Toad Detour is All About Survival]]> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:27:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/toad1_detour1.jpg
A real-life version of the video game Frogger is taking place on the roads surrounding the Upper Roxborough Reservoir.

Photo Credit: Chelsea Lacey-Mabe]]>
<![CDATA[Philly's Fight Against Blight Steps Forward]]> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 09:30:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/blight+land+bank+instagram.jpg
Years of hard work is finally paying for groups working towards transforming blight in Philadelphia.

Photo Credit: jen_es/Instagram]]>
<![CDATA[Recycle That Tree]]> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 07:25:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/generic+christmas+tree+lighting.jpg
Your Christmas tree could be turned into mulch.

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<![CDATA[Recycling Old Ships in Philly Saves Millions]]> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 08:14:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Battleship+Recycling.JPG
Battleship recycling keeps workers busy at the Philadelphia Naval Yard and saves the Navy and taxpayers millions.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[How to Recycle Christmas Leftovers]]> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 07:28:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/christmas-tree-cu-generic.jpg
Christmas comes with lots of gifts and toys. But what do you do with the mounds of gift boxes, wrapping paper, old electronics and the tree that Christmas leaves behind?

Photo Credit: Frank Heinz, NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Post Christmas Electronics, Tree Recycling]]> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:44:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Electronics_Recycling.jpg
Don't just throw out what's no longer needed after the holidays.]]>
<![CDATA[Look Before You Pump]]> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 08:22:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lawnmower-generic-722.jpg
Soon the gas you put in your car might not work in smaller engines like mowers, generators and other equipment.]]>
<![CDATA[City's Vehicle Fleet Going Green?]]> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:34:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/autoshow-cng-fuel-green-car.jpg
The City of Philadelphia’s fleet of more than 5,800 vehicles may soon be ‘going green.’]]>
<![CDATA[Clean Up Leaves, Prevent Flooding]]> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 06:22:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/194*120/fall-leaf-pile.jpg
With a Thanksgiving storm barreling this way, there is something you can do right now to try and prevent a potential problem the heavy rains could bring.]]>
<![CDATA[Farmers Get Help]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 06:49:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/238*120/Ruined+Crops+Field+Farmers.JPG
After wild weather destroyed acres of crops, help is on the way for South Jersey farmers.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Breaks Ground on New Pier Park]]> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:00:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Pier+53+Washington+Green+crop.jpg
A new park is coming to the Delaware River waterfront in the same location as the nation's first Navy Yard and Philadelphia's former immigration hub.

Photo Credit: Delaware River Waterfront Corporation]]>
<![CDATA[Science Pioneer Ruth Patrick Dies at 105]]> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:56:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ruth+Patrick+Thumb.jpg
A giant of the scientific community in Philadelphia and beyond for eight decades has died.

Photo Credit: Academy of Natural Sciences]]>
<![CDATA[Parking Spaces Go to the Parks]]> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 11:37:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/parking-day-2012-016.jpg
A movement is taking over parking spaces around the city in hopes of promoting a little more green in Philadelphia and beyond.]]>
<![CDATA[Bike Lanes to Connect Camden]]> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 07:23:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bike+Lane+Generic+Camden.jpg
Camden County Freeholder Scott McCray says new bike lanes in Camden, N.J. will help boost business while making commutes easier.

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<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:37:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/128401773.jpg
A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona...]]>