Several residents are part of a “green team” with an eye toward environmentally friendly recommendations to management that have resulted in thousands of dollars in savings and as they’ve only just begun!
The benefits of composting include boosting garden plant health and reducing the amount of organic waste that ends up in local landfills. Here is a simple guide to composting locally in Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Zoo and ten colleges and universities are making an investment in students from poor neighborhoods, by developing a $1 million scholarship fund over the next 10 years.
PA officials said Thursday that $340 million in federal disaster-relief funds will be available to New York communities affected by Superstorm Sandy.
New rankings show that Philadelphia’s quest to go green is headed in the right direction.
It’s the end of the world as we know it, says an oceanographer, not quite Waterworld but closer to it.
A 4-year- research project indicates getting a fresh tree for Christmas may be better for the environment.
Chris reviews the Los Angeles concert/fundraiser attended by President Obama over the weekend. He also discusses Mayor Nutter’s brokering a peace between a student who wore a Mitt Romney shirt to her school and her teacher. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Steelers, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, and Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal.
Saturday is the 5th Annual Green Fest at the Silver Lake Nature Center in Bristol, Bucks County. And the center is showing off the construction of a building that will be totally off the grid.
There’s a move to trim the number of cars used by New Jersey state employees.
Organizers want people to know that it is easy to be green. And exhibitors were on hand showcasing the large number of environmentally-friendly goods and services available.
After the 5K, many of the runners joined the Earthfest celebration on the lawn where members of various organizations were providing information about things like recycling, composting, mass transportation and bicycling.
Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.
It’s a problem dating to the industrial revolution, bad stuff belching from smokestacks in the very places that allow nearby residents to put food on the table. And a new report from EarthJustice finds that Pennsylvania factories are top polluters.
A Philadelphia company makes ‘trashy’ clothing — but it’s not what you think. They’re helping to keep our water clean.