<![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 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:03:35 -0500 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:03:35 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Local Gardens Have 'Best Restroom' in US]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:26:53 -0500 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 20:35:24 -0500 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 11:50:19 -0500 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 07:58:46 -0500 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 09:14:27 -0500 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 11:17:31 -0500 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 09:42:30 -0500 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 06:20:15 -0500 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 04:18:58 -0500 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 11:47:38 -0500 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 08:20:36 -0500 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 06:00:12 -0500 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 07:23:25 -0500 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 06:34:54 -0500 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 05:58:22 -0500 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 10:15:15 -0500 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 09:18:41 -0500 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 11:36:12 -0500 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 12:27:47 -0500 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]]>