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...

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.

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

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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Missing U.S. Airlines Employee

Missing U.S. Airlines Employee

An employee with U.S. Airlines has not shown up for work for several days, prompting a search by local authorities.

Gunmen Shoots Accomplice, Victim During Armed Robbery

Gunmen Shoots Accomplice, Victim During Armed Robbery

The victim was shot in the arm and one of the suspects was hit multiple times in his legs.

Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Gunman Says Hello, Then Shoots 4 on Street: NYPD

Police in Queens are searching for a gunman who shot four men outside a home in Corona Friday night, according to the NYPD. The gunman and one other suspect walked up to the victims and said hello, police

RECALL: Trail Mix Pulled from Giant's Shelves

RECALL: Trail Mix Pulled from Giant's Shelves

Nature's Promise Organic Campfire Trail Mix was recalled because it may contain an item that is not listed as an allergen on the ingredient labels.

Police Taking Precautions in Ambush Suspect Search

Police Taking Precautions in Ambush Suspect Search

Authorities wearing bulletproof vests and carrying heavy rifles fanned out Saturday in the neighborhood around the home of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, exercising...

School Bus Crashes in South Jersey

School Bus Crashes in South Jersey

Medics responded to the scene of a school bus accident in South Jersey Saturday afternoon.