<![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 Mar 2015 18:18:54 -0400 Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:18:54 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[8th-Annual Philly Spring Cleanup Coming]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:28:01 -0400 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 17:24:25 -0400 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 06:24:26 -0400 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.

Photo Credit: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia/Composite Image]]>
<![CDATA[Local Gardens Have 'Best Restroom' in US]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:26:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Longwood+Gardens+Restroom1.jpg
Looking for the best public restroom in the country? Look no further than Chester County's Longwood Gardens.

Photo Credit: Longwood Gardens]]>
<![CDATA[Philadelphia Hits Historic Recycling Rates]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:35:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008645235_1200x675_357643843736.jpg
The Philadelphia Streets Department announced historic recycling rates in the city.]]>
<![CDATA[What Caused Schuylkill River Sheen?]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:50:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Schuylkill+River+Oily+Sheen.JPG
The United States Coast Guard claimed the sheen was caused by runoff from a water main break along 28th Street in Grays Ferry.

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<![CDATA[Oily Sheen Floats Down Schuylkill River]]> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 08:58:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Schuylkill+River+Oily+Sheen.JPG
What was the oily sheen floating down the Schuylkill River Wednesday?

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<![CDATA[Philly Starts Curbside Leaf Collection]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:14:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Barnes+Red+Leaves+Generic.jpg
Philadelphia’s Streets Department will start collecting fall leaves from the city’s curbs Nov. 10.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly's 1st Natural Gas Station Opens]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:17:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/198*120/Natural+Gas+Station+Pump.JPG
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett celebrated the opening Tuesday of the first natural gas fueling station in Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Long Stretch of Sunshine Good for Crops in New Jersey]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:42:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nj+rain+bumper+crops.jpg
The mix of cool nights and warm, sunny days is perfect for growing fruits and vegetables -- and this summer's weather has been good to the crops in New Jersey. Brian Thompson reports]]>
<![CDATA[Local Oil Spill Bigger Problem Than Expected]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 07:20:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cause-of-Mystery-Oil-Spill-.jpg
The Washington Township oil spill is more than twice as large as first estimated.

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<![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.]]>