<![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 Sun, 03 May 2015 22:59:59 -0400 Sun, 03 May 2015 22:59:59 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Jersey Recycling System Increases Tonnage]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 07:15:05 -0400 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 16:58:10 -0400 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 09:52:42 -0400 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 10:45:22 -0400 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 07:21:43 -0400 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 12:19:56 -0400 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 10:17:39 -0400 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 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.

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<![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.

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<![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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