Green Week | NBC 10 Philadelphia
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

How Bad is the Air in Pennsylvania?

How Bad is the Air in Pennsylvania?

The American Lung Association says that air quality in parts of Pennsylvania is getting better, but there's still plenty of room for improvement.

Monday, Apr 22, 2013

Green Meadow Natural Burial Ground

Green Meadow Natural Burial Ground

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Thursday, 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...

Monday, 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...

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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,

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, 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.

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Fallen Philly Officer's Mother Appears at DNC

Fallen Philly Officer's Mother Appears at DNC

The mother of a Philadelphia Police officer who was shot and killed close to four years ago told the Democratic National Convention crowd on Thursday the story of her son's generosity and kindness toward...

Man Struck by Stray Bullets While Driving with Daughter

Man Struck by Stray Bullets While Driving with Daughter

A man is fighting for his life after he was struck by stray bullets while driving with his young daughter in Philadelphia Thursday.

Clinton's Pledge: Steady Hand at 'Moment of Reckoning' <br />

Clinton's Pledge: Steady Hand at 'Moment of Reckoning'

Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in a volatile world. "We are clear-eyed about what our country is...

Only Black Trans Woman DNC Delegate Served to Inspire Change

Only Black Trans Woman DNC Delegate Served to Inspire Change

Sharron Cooks is only the second black transgender woman delegate in the Democratic Party's history.

Wolf, Nutter Denounce Trump in DNC Speeches

Wolf, Nutter Denounce Trump in DNC Speeches

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and former Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter took shots at Donald Trump during their turns on stage Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention.

Severe Storms Bring Hail, Flooding to Region

Severe Storms Bring Hail, Flooding to Region

Here's a quick look at what to expect through the afternoon and evening with the severe weather from the NBC10 First Alert Weather Team.