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.

Top Stories
Kids Stage Die-In Protest on City Avenue

Kids Stage Die-In Protest on City Avenue

Dozens of children, along with their parents, are set to gather along busy City Avenue Saturday morning to stage a die-in protest to draw attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

Shoppers Beware: Die-In Protest Planned at KOP

Shoppers Beware: Die-In Protest Planned at KOP

Planning on scooping up some gifts at King of Prussia Mall Saturday? Demonstrators are planning on disrupting one of the busiest shopping days of the year with a die-in protest.

Attempted Burglary Turns Deadly in NE Philly

Attempted Burglary Turns Deadly in NE Philly

Authorities are investigating an attempted burglarly that turned deadly Saturday morning.

Hundreds Rally in Mayfair to Support Police

Hundreds Rally in Mayfair to Support Police

Nearly 300 people braved the cold to show their support for Philadelphia law enforcement Friday night in the city's Mayfair section.

Caregiver Charged With NY Boy's Murder

Caregiver Charged With NY Boy's Murder

A 19-year-old who sparked a manhunt when she claimed two masked intruders abducted a 5-year-old boy from a home in upstate New York has been charged with murder for allegedly strangling the boy. The body of...

Man Shot in Face, Killed in Nicetown

Man Shot in Face, Killed in Nicetown

A man died early Saturday morning after he was shot in his face, back and groin in the city's Nicetown neighborhood.