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New Recycling Bins Encourage Composting In Philadelphia

Runners and others at the Philadelphia marathon will see something new and different along the race route.

11/18/2012

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Organization To Install ‘Big Belly’ Trash And Recycling Units In Point Breeze

The Newbold Neighbors Association in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia is raising money to help clean up the neighborhood, and they’re going to use the same devices seen all around Center City.

05/05/2012

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3 On Your Side: Make Money With Old Electronics And Appliances

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that you don’t even have to get your hands dirty to make a difference this Earth Day, and you could end up with some extra cash in your pocket.

04/19/2012

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Green Genie

Green Genie shows how much money you’ve tucked away while being eco-aware – and offers over 100 tips and projects you can do to help the environment.

03/23/2012

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Philadelphia’s Two-Week, DIY Christmas Tree Recycling Period Gets Underway

The City of Philadelphia’s Christmas tree recycling program wants you — to bring your trees to them.

01/03/2012

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Philadelphia Company Lot Squad Recycles Trash At The Linc

The Eagles take the field today at the Linc, but another green team will be working the parking lots outside.

12/18/2011

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Philadelphia Charter School Holding Shoe Recycling Drive

Wondering what to do with your old smelly sneakers? Why not recycle them? One local charter school is hoping you’ll do just that.

09/18/2011

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Branch Out With Tree Debris

Many towns recycle tree debris into compost or mulch, but you could also keep a lot of it in your own yard.

09/07/2011

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Temple Grads Going Green By Recycling Used Cap And Gowns

Graduations can all seem cut from the same cloth but at Temple’s, not only are the gowns recycled going in but now going out.

05/12/2011

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Oxford Valley Mall Offers Free Paper Shredding To Celebrate Earth Day

A suburban Philadelphia mall is “going green” on Saturday to help celebrate Earth Day and give area residents a chance to clean out some of the junk in their homes.

04/15/2011

(Some of the products made from recycled materials shown at today's Philadelphia Recycling Industries Congress, at City Hall.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Shows Off Its Recycling Savvy

With Earth Day right around the corner, recycling was the theme as a number of firms set up shop for the Philadelphia Recycling Industries Congress.

04/14/2011

Residents from all over the city chipped in to help cleanup the city. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Mayor Nutter Declares ‘Cleanup’ A Success

Volunteers took on 252 projects last weekend, the most ever registered for a cleanup effort in the city.

04/05/2011

Wasteful Operating Rooms Going Green

I bet you didn’t know that health care facilities are the second leading contributors of waste in the United States. They produce more than 4 billion pounds of waste annually. And, operating rooms account for most of it.

03/29/2011

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Free Cycle.org

What started as a local phenomenon in Tuscon, Arizona two years ago, FreeCycle.org has grown to nationwide fame as the site to check if you want to find, or get rid of something for nothing.

01/28/2011

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New Appliance Recycling Laws In NJ

Come the new year, New Jersey residents will face new recycling rules for some major appliances in their homes.

12/30/2010

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