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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2 Hurt, 5 Homes Damaged in Fire

2 Hurt, 5 Homes Damaged in Fire

A driver stopped to help kids escape a burning home as the blaze spreading to several neighboring Philadelphia houses late Tuesday night.

Man Ejected, Car in Pieces After City Ave Crash

Man Ejected, Car in Pieces After City Ave Crash

A man is hurt after losing control of his car while heading south on City Avenue Wednesday morning.

Schools to Reopen as Search for Frein Continues

Schools to Reopen as Search for Frein Continues

With two possible sightings in four days, a man charged in the deadly ambush of a state police barracks appears to have moved out of the deep woods and into a more heavily trafficked area of the Pocono...

Coach of NJ Football Team Charged in Hazing Suspended

Coach of NJ Football Team Charged in Hazing Suspended

The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended.

Rocky the Bobcat Escapes From NJ Home -- Again

Rocky the Bobcat Escapes From NJ Home -- Again

A pet bobcat has escaped from its Jersey Shore home for at least the third time this year, a little more than a month after a state judge told its owner the feline would be removed from her home permanently...

Workers Remove Mike Brown Mural After Urging From Police

Workers Remove Mike Brown Mural After Urging From Police

As the shooting death of Mike Brown and subsequent protests remain a topic of debate across the country, Trenton is now at the center of controversy after city workers removed a mural dedicated to the slain...