<![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, 18 Sep 2014 19:55:06 -0400 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:55:06 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![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
Apple unveiled a sleek new smartwatch dubbed the Apple Watch and two new, bigger iPhones on Tuesday, marking its much-heralded entry into wearable technology and signaling its intentions to keep innovating three...

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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.

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<![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.

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<![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...

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<![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...

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<![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.

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<![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
Working as a biologist with the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, Kelcey Burguess explains his controversial job counting bears.

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<![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
A deal has been cut so Philadelphia can create a "land bank" to put vacant properties to good use.

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<![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.

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<![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?

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<![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
Everything you need to weather, well, the weather from the NBC10 First Alert weather team.]]>
<![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
Another South Jersey town could ban saggy pants as part of an extensive dress code proposal.

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<![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.

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