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.

Dec 12, 2011

Philly Schools Honored for Being Green

Philly Schools Honored for Being Green

Philly School District No.1 when it comes to going green, report says.

Nov 18, 2011

Recycling Appliances Responsibly

Recycling Appliances Responsibly

ARAC Advanced Processing in Philadelphia recycles about 25 truck loads of appliances a day. Many of these appliances contain ozone-depleting chemicals or greenhouse gases so ARAC makes sure to recycle them...

Nov 17, 2011

Recycling Horse Stables for Tables

Recycling Horse Stables for Tables

Stable Tables in Montgomery County uses old wood from horse stables, bowling alleys, barns or more and turns it into furniture.

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Caught on Cam: Knife-Wielding Woman Attacks

Caught on Cam: Knife-Wielding Woman Attacks

A witness caught the entire attack -- and the officer's reaction -- on his cell phone.

Duct-Taped Men Shot, Dumped on Tracks

Duct-Taped Men Shot, Dumped on Tracks

The shooting happened in the Lawncrest section of the city Thursday evening.

Craft Store Michaels Confirms Credit Card Breach

Craft Store Michaels Confirms Credit Card Breach

Michaels Stores Inc. says Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud.

Gunmen On Run After Stealing $105K from Armored Truck

Gunmen On Run After Stealing $105K from Armored Truck

An armored truck making a delivery in Northeast Philadelphia was held up by gunmen on Thursday morning.

2 Busted for Selling Counterfeit Goods: Police

2 Busted for Selling Counterfeit Goods: Police

Authorities seized counterfeit clothing, shoes, sunglasses and other items from a store in Chester, Delaware County.

McNabb Serves 1-Day Sentence for DUI

McNabb Serves 1-Day Sentence for DUI

A mugshot has been released of former Philadelphia Eagle Donovan McNabb a DUI arrest in Arizona.