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Earth Day is coming up on Wednesday, so Philly has PLENTY of events to help you celebrate. We picked a few of the best to highlight, including from friends at The Humane League, MilkCrate (and us!), SPOKE Magazine, Fox Net Impact, Fairmount Water Works & more. +MilkCrate 
Although we personally think of every day as Earth Day, Philly's got lots of awesome events for you to celebrate sustainability this week. Whether you're looking for a jog, sampling food, donating ...
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To recycle those receipts, or not recycle those receipts: That is the question. I mean, they're paper... but can you?! We answer it today's Where Can I Wednesday:   #recycle  
Always wondering what to toss in the recycling bin or trash can? We received this reader question in our email box about paper receipts from Melissa: I have always recycled receipts, but was recent...
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Need to set the "reset" button on your life? We recently attended a yoga retreat in Tulum, Mexico. Here's the highlights of what you can expect:
Thanks to yoga adventures tulum & SUP Yoga Tulum for the perfect week in paradise! #yoga   #tulum  +Tulum-Mexico.com 
Remember how I declared that I was barely a yogi 6 months ago, but helped you green your practice? Recently, I stepped up my game and tried a retreat in Tulum, Mexico for a week. After researching ...
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Did you miss the recent Tri-State Sustainability Symposium? MilkCrate's Caitlin Honan recapped the sessions she attended for you: +MilkCrate +Delaware Valley Green Building Council +USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) 
Despite March 6th’s untimely snowy forecast, DVGBC’s Tri-State Sustainability Symposium saw hundreds of devoted attendees spill through Temple University’s gates. Although this day-long event (whic...
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Hey Philly cuties. Are you stillll confused about what goes in recycling bins and the trash? There's a NEW interactive guide that will make things easy peasy for you:
Get confused about what you can recycle? What goes in the bin, or what goes in the trash? Philadelphia Streets Department & the Philadelphia Recycling Office are pumping up city resources to ma...
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In the market for a new car? We found the top 5 sustainable models for you, fresh from a recent visit the the Philadelphia Auto Show. Find out Cara's picks:
In the market for a new car? Looking for the greenest model? We recently adventured to the Philadelphia Auto Show to research for you. This year’s Auto Show presented the usual array of sports and ...
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Get ready for the area's locavore event this Sunday: Philly Farm and Food Fest will be one you won't want to miss! Find out all the essential deets for Fair Food Philadelphia & Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA)'s event!  
One of our favorite locavore events is THIS Sunday. The Philly Farm & Food Fest, hosted by PASA & Fair Food will host over 150 exhibitors, creating an annual marketplace for farmers & l...
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Breaking: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's President Drew Becher resigns. Full story: +PHS: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society 
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) dropped the news (via press release) that President Drew Becher is resigning on June 1st. Becher has been with the PHS since 2010 and is leaving for San...
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No plans this week? We find the best events for you - from movies to coffee to drinks - Oh my!
Happy Spring! Although the temps haven't matched the season, we can kick off another great week with events across the city (and even a movie in the burbs.) Philadelphia Events March 23 - 26th: Wom...
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You're not still buying conventional facials, are you? We reveal the secret to the PERFECT DIY facial - that you can make from ingredients in your home!

(Pssst. And we're happy to say that this is our new intern, Julia Davis's premiere post!)
#DIY   #facialskincare   #facialrejuvenation   #skincare   #skincaretips   #organic   #homemade  +Beauty Recycles +DIYControls 
DIY facials have been all the rage this season when it’s been impossible to imagine facing the bitter Philly wind-chill. Today, I'm revealing 4 secrets to making your homemade facial actually work....
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Bad news: Back to the work week. Good news: We gots awesome events to get you to Friday again, from The Head & The Hand Press, Impact Hub Philly, NKCDC & more!
Case of the Mondays again? After an incredible weekend with DVGBC's Tri-State Sustainability Symposium and Fair Food's Brewer's Plate, it's time to get back to reality and work again. We'll help yo...
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Raise your hand if you love running on the Schuylkill River Trail!
Hear about another crude oil train derailment in West Virginia this morning?

The danger to Philly is closer than you think.
Thanks to Clean Water Action for their expertise in this post, too!
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Let's consider a hypothetical situation: Would you run through a minefield for a casual jog? Now let's consider this question: Do you recognize the trains in this photo? You may recognize the above...
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