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Ways To Learn About Green Living In Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area residents, teachers and professionals who want to learn more about the concepts of green living and how they can be adopted in the Philly area can turn to several organizations that offer classes, courses and programs.

09/03/2014

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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.

09/03/2014

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Green Experts To Follow On Twitter Now

Discover which environmentalists, environmental activists and green organizations are worth following on Twitter and what you can learn from each.

11/28/2013

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Tips For A Zero Waste Household

Learn how your waste has been affecting the earth and how you can reduce your impact.

11/27/2013

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Detoxify Your Bathroom Products

How safe are the products we use each day and are there safer alternatives?

11/26/2013

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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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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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Tips To Make Homemade Baby Food

Many parents rely on big companies to create baby food that contains all of the necessary nutrition. Find out ways to make homemade baby food that is both healthy for your baby and the earth.

11/22/2013

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Fair Trade: Understanding The Certification

Consumers today have a heightened awareness of where their coffee is grown, their bananas are picked and where their scarves are sewn. The Fair Trade Movement and labeling and certification process seeks to shed light on supply chain processes to ensure sustainable manufacturing, packaging and distributing.

11/21/2013

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Reclaimed Wastewater: The Next Brita?

Understand the purification system that turns our waste water into drinking water and how safe it is to consume.

11/20/2013

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Green Roof Vs. Cool Roof

Many cities have created goals to reduce their carbon footprint over the next couple of years. One way they have found to do this is through the roofs of buildings, i.e. “green” and “cool” roofs. Find out what a green roof or cool roof is, how much they cost, their maintenance after installment and their benefits.

11/19/2013

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Restaurants In Philadelphia That Are Going Green

If you are concerned about knowing where your food comes from and the use of locally grown ingredients when you dine out, check out these three Philadelphia-area eateries, recognized by the Green Restaurant Association for environmentally minded efforts.

11/18/2013

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Green Volunteer Opportunities In Philadelphia

From community clean-up programs, food drives and community gardening programs, there are many ways to give back to the earth and to your community by volunteering in the City of Brotherly Love.

11/18/2013

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How To Go Solar In Philadelphia

Many Philadelphia residents are eager to lower energy costs. By opting for solar, an environmentally friendly and renewable energy, these residents are likely to be pleasantly surprised at the many resources available to help with the purchase and installation of a residential solar power system.

11/18/2013

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Five Greenest Cities In The U.S.

What makes a city sustainable and “green” and which U.S. cities are among the highest ranking in this category? Find out which cities in the U.S. are the most sustainable and support an eco-friendly lifestyle.

11/18/2013

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