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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Firefighters Battle Blaze in Northeast Philly

Firefighters Battle Blaze in Northeast Philly

Fire crews responded to reports of smoke and flames on a residential block in Northeast Philly Friday morning.

Dallas Ebola Victim's Family Considering Lawsuit

Dallas Ebola Victim's Family Considering Lawsuit

It may not matter much that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas apologized for initially misdiagnosing Thomas Eric Duncan, who was sent home from the ER but later returned sicker and farther along on...

Schools Officials Investigate Nude Pics, Lewd Tweets

Schools Officials Investigate Nude Pics, Lewd Tweets

Officials in a New Jersey school district say they're investigating a sexting scandal involving multiple schools and they they've notified police.

Jersey Shore Residents: "No Thanks" to Beach Rebuilding

Jersey Shore Residents: "No Thanks" to Beach Rebuilding

Homeowners in Bay Head are saying "no thanks" to Governor Christie and the Army Corps of Engineer over plans to rebuild the beach in their Jersey Shore town along with several others in northern Ocean County.

Girl, 4, Found Dead at NYC Homeless Shelter: Police

Girl, 4, Found Dead at NYC Homeless Shelter: Police

A 4-year-old girl was found dead at a New York City homeless shelter and authorities are classifying her death as "suspicious," police say. Police found the child, identified as Linayjah Meraldo,...

Beer & Pizza Thief Poses as District Attorney

Beer & Pizza Thief Poses as District Attorney

State police say they're looking for a man pretending he's Pittsburgh's district attorney to steal beer, pizza and other goods.