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...

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.

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

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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Tracy Morgan Still Struggling After Crash

Tracy Morgan Still Struggling After Crash

An attorney for actor and comedian Tracy Morgan says he's having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left one person dead.

Guns, Grenade Launcher Stolen From Local VFW

Guns, Grenade Launcher Stolen From Local VFW

A grenade launcher, mortar launcher and rifles from World War I were swiped from a local veterans organization in West Philadelphia Tuesday.

'Made in America' Road Closures

'Made in America' Road Closures

The Budweiser Made in America Festival is taking over the parkway, here's how to navigate through the road closures.

Philly Jesus "Baptizes" Tourist in LOVE Park

Philly Jesus "Baptizes" Tourist in LOVE Park

A tourist visiting Philadelphia for the Made in America music festival will leave the City of Brotherly Love a changed man after Philly Jesus ‘baptized’ him in LOVE Park's fountain.

Bensalem Intersection Most Dangerous? Officials Say No

Bensalem Intersection Most Dangerous? Officials Say No

The town's safety director and PennDOT say they're not buying the national report.

Netflix Paid $44M to Stream "The Blacklist"

Netflix Paid $44M to Stream "The Blacklist"

"The Blacklist" is a great show, and Netflix sure does know it. Deadline originally reported that the streaming service bought the rights for the NBC hit from Sony TV for an incredible $2 million an episode — an...