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 4, 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 4, 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 4, 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.

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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Police ID Woman Charged in Love Triangle Hit-&-Run

Police ID Woman Charged in Love Triangle Hit-&-Run

An arrest has been made in an intentional hit-and-run that left a young Philadelphia woman without a leg and ultimately, without a home Friday, according to officials.

HS Football Player Dies During Training Workout

HS Football Player Dies During Training Workout

Friends and family are mourning a local high school football player who collapsed and died during a training workout Saturday morning.

2nd Shooting Hours After 1st at Delaware State

2nd Shooting Hours After 1st at Delaware State

A second shooting at Delaware State University in Kent County just hours after a gunman opened fire during an on-campus event shut down the campus to visitors Sunday morning.

Girl Critical After Being Mauled by Dog

Girl Critical After Being Mauled by Dog

A young girl is in the hospital after she was mauled by a family dog Saturday.

Man Pees in Front of Girl After Luring Attempt: Cops

Man Pees in Front of Girl After Luring Attempt: Cops

A man is now in custody after he allegedly tried to lure a young girl, exposed himself and urinated in front of her and then crashed several times after fleeing the scene in Bensalem Township.

Family Wins Back Gold Coins Possibly Worth $80M

Family Wins Back Gold Coins Possibly Worth $80M

A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict.