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Treehugger: Best Arboretums In Philadelphia

Arboretums, according to Penn State, cultivate trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants for scientific and educational purposes. But these Philadelphia-area attractions are so much more to the residents and tourists who visit them each year.

12/23/2013

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Ask A Philadelphia Chef: Ways To Keep Your Meals Lean And Clean

Philadelphia chef, media personality and cookbook author Hope Cohen, an advocate of sustainable living, has some great tips for keeping your meals lean and clean.

12/23/2013

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Profile: A Philadelphia Green Business Owner

Philadelphia-area chefs, bakers and husband-and-wife team John Millard and Amy Beth Edelman share their love of baking and passion for the environment with the Chestnut Hill community.

12/16/2013

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Three People Leading The Green Movement In Philadelphia

Paving the way for green living in Philadelphia and surrounding areas, these three individuals volunteer their time and share their knowledge with others in support of a more sustainable community.

12/16/2013

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Outdoor Education Spots In Philadelphia

Teachers and parents in the Philadelphia area have many options to incorporate outdoor education into their lesson plans through local programs and outdoor education centers.

12/16/2013

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Top Cheap Holiday Escapes Near Philadelphia

Ward off cabin fever this holiday season with these budget-friendly escapes just a couple hours from Philly by car, train or bus.

12/13/2013

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Green Furniture Stores In Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area residents can minimize their carbon footprint by shopping local for earth friendly and sustainable home furnishings.

12/09/2013

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Ecotourism Spots In Philadelphia

Check out these eco-friendly Philly-area destinations igniting conservation, communities and sustainable travel.

12/09/2013

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Ways To Cut Heating Costs This Winter In Philadelphia

Winter in Philadelphia can be downright bone-chilling, but don’t let plummeting temperatures translate into soaring expenses when it comes to heating your home. Try some of these expert-recommended ideas to save on the cost of staying warm during those cold winter months.

12/09/2013

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Greenest Companies To Work For In Philadelphia

The Philadelphia area’s top green businesses don’t just focus on eco-friendly practices, they embrace across-the-board sustainable practices, including operations, hiring and training and involvement in the community.

12/02/2013

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Recycling Programs In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.

12/02/2013

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Green Landscaping In Philadelphia

How you manage your garden and home landscaping will directly impact its health. Plan now to implement sustainable gardening practices so that when the warmer weather rolls around, you will be ready to better conserve and protect the natural resources right in your own backyard.

12/02/2013

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Unique Mashed Potato Dishes In Philadelphia

For fabulous food with a twist of fun, check out these variations on a tried-and-true favorite as Philly “does the mashed potato.”

11/26/2013

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Green Ways Of Getting Around In Philadelphia

Public transportation plays a vital role in making the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding region more sustainable. Resort to these options when looking to make your commute throughout the Philadelphia area greener.

11/25/2013

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Local Markets To Buy Organic Food In Philadelphia

Local markets allow Philadelphia communities – even those without traditional supermarkets – to provide families, schools and restaurants with easy access to locally grown, fresh and organic foods.

11/25/2013

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