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When your printer finally coughs out its last letter-sized sheet, you may be at a loss for how to dispose of it. After all, when we dump our electronics in landfills or elsewhere, we risk hazardous contaminants harming the environment. Plus, leaving…
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While you and your pops may have been spending last Sunday grilling or playing catch, one Philly-based father was busy launching a movement: Climate Dads. Local Philly fathers Jason Sandman and Ben Block kicked off the letter-writing campaign on Father’s…
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Grab your popcorn – a new documentary is coming to Philly! Eating Animals is debuting on July 6th at Ritz Five in Philadelphia. Eating Animals tells the story of the beginning of the end of factory farming. Directed and produced by Christopher Quinn,…
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When I visited muralist Eurhi Jones at her temporary studio in Fairmount Park’s Sweetbriar Mansion, she stopped on her way up the front steps to gasp: there was a moth on the porch, its stark white wings covered with black circles, bold and perfectly…
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The warm weather is finally gracing Philadelphia with its presence after (what seems like) a six-month winter. Instead of going to your everyday local bar this summer, try something new and check out one of the various pop-up beer gardens that…
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Park lovers, rejoice: Callowhill’s much-anticipated Rail Park is open to the public! In the style of New York City’s famous High Line, the elevated quarter-mile trail runs along the path of the abandoned Reading Viaduct rail line, from between 12th and…
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Thanks to all who celebrated a decade of Green Philly at 421 N 7th Street! We loved toasting to our readers, friends, sponsors, partners, supporters and friends. A special thank you to Solar States and Arts + Crafts Holdings for their sponsorships,…
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Bala Cynwyd’s West Laurel Hill Cemetery just won gold for going green. It announced on Monday that its sustainable burial site, lovingly dubbed Nature’s Sanctuary, was granted Gold status under the SITES certification program. It’s the first cemetery in…
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Drum roll, please: it’s time to announce the nominees for SustainPHL! Firstly, thank you to everyone who came to our 10-year anniversary party last evening to witness this announcement in person. It was beyond exciting to share that moment with our Green…
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In May, Monmouth Beach made headlines for passing the biggest plastic ban in the country. The Jersey shore town cracked down on single-use plastic bags, straws, and food containers, as well as Styrofoam take-out boxes. (Yes, you read that correctly!) It…
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