Mar 29, 2013

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Apr 20, 2012

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alternatives to ice.

Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Apr 16, 2012

Mifflin Arboretum Gets a Makeover

Mifflin Arboretum Gets a Makeover

On Saturday, volunteers from the neighborhood were busy raking leaves, cutting trees and picking up trash along the incline behind Mifflin Elementary School. The cleanup was one of dozens taking place throughout...

Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,...

Apr 11, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Apr 11, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels. After graduation from...

Apr 11, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste. Take a...

Dec 14, 2011

Philly Adds Carton Recycling

Philly Adds Carton Recycling

Effective immediately, residents can recycle food and beverage cartons -- helping the environment and earning more recycling points at the same time.

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Funeral for Carjacking Victims to Take Place Monday

Funeral for Carjacking Victims to Take Place Monday

A funeral will be held next Monday for the three children who were killed during a carjacking hit-and-run.

Alleged Carjacker's Mom Turns Down $110K Reward

Alleged Carjacker's Mom Turns Down $110K Reward

The mother of an alleged carjacker charged with running down three children with a stolen SUV was offered a $110,000 reward for turning her son over to police, but turned the money down.

Introducing the Donut Cheesesteak Burger

Introducing the Donut Cheesesteak Burger

A popular burger spot may have finally topped itself with its latest creation.

Pot-Growing Operation Found Near Historic Building

Pot-Growing Operation Found Near Historic Building

A large-scale marijuana-growing operation was discovered near a historic Philadelphia building, according to investigators.

2 High School Football Players Killed in Convertible Crash

2 High School Football Players Killed in Convertible Crash

Two New Jersey high school football players riding in the back of a friend's Mustang convertible were killed in a crash in Randolph Saturday, authorities say. The driver and a front-seat passenger survived.

Arrest Made in Electric Bike Robberies

Arrest Made in Electric Bike Robberies

One of the two men accused of robbing deliverymen of their electric bicycles is now in custody, according to officials.