Kroger Phasing Out Single-Use Plastic Bags In All Stores By 2025The nation’s largest grocery chain will be plastic-bag free at all of its nearly 2,800 stores by 2025.
Scientists Looking To Turn Astronaut Poop Into Space FoodResearchers at Penn State University say their waste treatment process could solve many issues tied to preserving and growing food in space.
Millennials Love Going Green But Don't Actually Recycle, Study SaysAccording to the poll of 1,000 millennials, only 34 percent of them recycled paper or aluminum cans.
CHOP Uses Recycled Rain Water For Award-Winning Green SpaceStorm water runoff from rain and thunderstorms is the number one cause of pollution to waterways in urban environments.
NJ Towns Will Receive Recycling Grants, Promoting Local Recycling EffortsThis year, the grants are based on 2014 numbers: where the recycling rate was about 34 percent.
City Launches Philly Leaf And Recycling ProgramConservation-minded Philadelphians can drop off leaves in biodegradable bags at 23 locations, Saturdays from 9-3 through late December, as well as at the five Sanitation Convenience Centers.
At Philadelphia Zoo, Art Exhibit Turns Trash Into Thought-Provoking Sculptures It's called "Second Nature: Junk Rethunk" -- a series of animal-inspired art sculptures on the grounds of the Philadelphia Zoo, all made out of recycled materials.
Phila. Lawmakers Move Ahead With Plan To Encourage Restaurants to Compost Their GarbageA bill before City Council "would allow food establishments to get a dumpster for recycling and composting of food waste," explains Phil Bresee, recycling director for the Streets Department.
Recycling Programs In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia’s recycling program not only helps to keep the city and environment clean, it allows residents to earn rewards when they recycle.
South Jersey Town Gets Sizable Check For Its Recycling EffortsCherry Hill’s ongoing recycling efforts have earned the town an accolade from the state of New Jersey, along with a nice sized check.
City Announces Dates For Annual Tree Recycling ProgramThe program will begin on Monday, January 5th and run through Saturday, January 17th.
City Council Looks At Whether Philadelphia Should Have Citywide Food CompostingCalling the hearing was 8th District Councilwoman Cindy Bass, a composting proponent. She says, "Food waste doesn't belong in the trash. It belongs in the compost bin."