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, Sharon Rowley, Amanda Rodriguez and Brandi Jeter sit down with Kelly Wallace to discuss ways to encourage kids to recycle. Find out what tips and tricks work to help kids reuse and reduce waste. For more exclusive videos like these go to iVillage.com

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 truly give them up. For more exclusive videos go to iVillage.com

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. After graduation from high-school Sara plans to study biochemistry in college.

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SEPTA El Trains Collide Just Outside Philly

SEPTA El Trains Collide Just Outside Philly

Two SEPTA Market Frankford Line subway trains crashed at the 69th Street Terminal just outside Philadelphia Tuesday morning knocking a few cars off the track in an area where trains turn around at the end of the line.

Woman, 88, Plows into NJ Neighbor's Home: Police

Woman, 88, Plows into NJ Neighbor's Home: Police

An 88-year-old woman plowed through a house in New Jersey Monday, destroying the front of the home, authorities say. Police said the driver lost control and crashed through the house next door to where she lives on Mountain Avenue in Washington Township at about 1:30 p.m., throwing debris into the front yard.   The homeowner was the only person home at the time but was in another room and uninjured, police said. A dog in the living room was briefly trapped by the vehicle but was rescued and is OK, the homeowner said.  The house sustained serious structural damage, and buildings inspectors will determine if the home will need to be condemned. The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. She received a summons for careless driving. 

Deliveryman Makes Up Story About Missing 4-Year-Old: Police

Deliveryman Makes Up Story About Missing 4-Year-Old: Police

After undergoing an extensive search involving helicopters, officers on the ground and K-9 units, police learned that a man's report that armed robbers stole his vehicle while a missing boy was inside was completely false.

'Vigilante' Puts Stickers on Vehicles Parked in Bike Lanes

'Vigilante' Puts Stickers on Vehicles Parked in Bike Lanes

A self-described “bike lane vigilante” released a video showing him placing tow-away stickers on vehicles that he says were illegally parked in bike lanes in Philadelphia.

Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Profiled While Wearing Headscarf

Lindsay Lohan Says She Was Profiled While Wearing Headscarf

Lindsay Lohan claims she was "racially profiled" while wearing a headscarf at London's Heathrow Airport. The actress told a British talk show that she was stopped while traveling to New York.

'Today' Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts 'Valentine's Baby' Girl

'Today' Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts 'Valentine's Baby' Girl

Hoda Kotb has welcomed a baby girl to her family. The "Today" anchor announced Tuesday that she's become a mom after adopting baby Haley Joy Kotb. "She is the love of my life," Kotb told her NBC colleagues by phone, her voice breaking with emotion several times.