Earth Day

(Jim Kenney, at a March 31st mayoral forum at Central High School.  Image from PCNTV)

Philadelphia Environmental Groups Say Jim Kenney Is Best Choice For Mayor

Clean Water Action, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Penn Environment, and the Sierra Club made their selection based on a questionnaire the candidates were asked to fill out.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

(L-R, outside the new recycling center: Philadelphia streets commissioner David Perri; Sun Ray, the "Philadelphia More Beautiful" mascot; Curby Bucket, the city's recycling mascot; and deputy streets commissioner Donald Carlton.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

City Opens Its Fifth Large-Item Trash Dropoff Center, in West Philadelphia

“We see this, in its humble way, as a part of Earth Day, in keeping the environment and the streets of Philadelphia cleaner,” David Perri said at today’s dedication.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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On Earth Day, Local Environmentalist Discusses Present, Future State Of Our Planet

It is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and an area environmental leader is reflecting on the strides made in protecting the planet through the years along with the major issues like climate change that still need to be addressed.

04/22/2015

Tree Planting (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Earth Day 2015: How Much Do Trees Cost?

Ready to plant a tree? Here’s a breakdown of some of the most popular types and their costs.

04/21/2015

Tree Planting (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Earth Day 2015: How To Plant A Tree

So it’s Earth Day and everyone is saying you should plant a tree, but exactly what goes into planting one? It takes more preparation and skill than you might think.

04/21/2015

(Bradley Maule, setting up his "One Man's Trash" exhibit at the Fairmount Water Works.  Photo provided)

Positively Philadelphia: Trash as Art, and as a Reminder

“One Man’s Trash” is a look at the trash picked up in Fairmount Park by just one person over the course of one year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/19/2015

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Guide To Earth & Arbor Day Events In Philadelphia

Here’s where to get out, clean up and learn about the environment in honor of Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 24).

04/17/2015

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Top 5 Apps To Help You Go Green

If you’re ready to take your overall going green experience to the next level, check out some of these apps that can help you reduce your harmful impacts on earth.

04/14/2015

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Top 7 Environmental & Eco-Friendly Films

In recent years, Hollywood has financed and developed more and more films that draw attention to the effects of humans on planet earth.

04/13/2015

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What Happens When We Don’t Go Green

From numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.

04/09/2015

Recycling Bins (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.

04/08/2015

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What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?

For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.

04/08/2015

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Maple Shade Shredding/Recycle Event Saturday 5/17

By Jim Donovan: Sustainable Maple Shade will be hosting its first ever Earth Day Celebration and Shredding Event from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 17, at the Maple Shade Township Building at 200 […]

05/14/2014

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Philadelphia Navy Yard Shows Its Green Side

“The Navy Yard is really a microcosm of what’s happening and can happen all across this city.”

04/22/2014

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For Earth Day, AAA Plants Trees to Promote Car Battery Recycling

Through next Monday, the auto club is planting a tree in one of America’s national forests for every battery it replaces, according to an AAA spokesman.

04/22/2014

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