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A world united in solidarity. Marchers in DC literally broke the internet. People in Antartica with photobombing penguins marched for climate change. A sea of pink was seen worldwide, all united to stand as the Women’s March may have been the largest in…
A world united in solidarity. Marchers in DC literally broke the internet. People in Antartica with photobombing penguins marched for climate change. A sea of pink was seen worldwide, all united to…
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Guest post by Mei Chung How are public health, energy efficiency, and poverty connected? The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), recently hosted a panel “Bridging the Gap Between Public health, Energy Efficiency, and Poverty”  to explore how public…
Guest post by Mei Chung How are public health, energy efficiency, and poverty connected? The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), recently hosted a panel “Bridging the Gap Between Public health, En…
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While you’re debating what to stick in your mouth, we have another idea for you: VEGANuary. Philly’s own Humane League is challenging you to go vegan in January. They’re partnering up with Blackbird Pizzeria to host a Meatless Monday run, with two…
While you’re debating what to stick in your mouth, we have another idea for you: VEGANuary. Philly’s own Humane League is challenging you to go vegan in January. They’re partnerin…
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Whether you buy your eggs from the farmer’s market or grocery store, you might want to think carefully about the packaging. Can you recycle egg cartons in Philadelphia? Yes, cardboard egg cartons are recyclable in Philadelphia. However, the styrofoam egg…
Whether you buy your eggs from the farmer’s market or grocery store, you might want to think carefully about the packaging. Can you recycle egg cartons in Philadelphia? Yes, cardboard egg car…
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We have 10 days left wtith (somewhat) US sanity, so we may as well join our fellow citizens in messages of love and inclusion. Here are three awesome, local events to add to your calendar. If you love art Conrad Benner of Streets Dept (the website about…
We have 10 days left wtith (somewhat) US sanity, so we may as well join our fellow citizens in messages of love and inclusion. Here are three awesome, local events to add to your calendar. If you l…
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If fitness buffs are shedding a tear this morning, here’s why. In a shocking email to customers sent Thursday night, founder Lauren Boggi of the Lithe Method announced the closing her three Philly studios immediately. According to the email, “Many years…
If fitness buffs are shedding a tear this morning, here’s why. In a shocking email to customers sent Thursday night, founder Lauren Boggi of the Lithe Method announced the closing her three P…
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Today, the unthinkable happened. Tomorrow, we march. We’re marching on Washington tomorrow because climate change is real. We’ve fought for a cleaner environment, and believe this is a human right for all. As the Women’s March on Washington states: In the…
Today, the unthinkable happened. Tomorrow, we march. We’re marching on Washington tomorrow because climate change is real. We’ve fought for a cleaner environment, and believe this is a …
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Did you know you can get FINED for using a paper bag for recycling? SWEEP, Streets & Walkways Education and Enforcement Program, educates citizens about their responsibilities for the Philadelphia Streets Sanitation Code and enforces the rules through…
Did you know you can get FINED for using a paper bag for recycling? SWEEP, Streets & Walkways Education and Enforcement Program, educates citizens about their responsibilities for the Philadelp…
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Who says Gardens are strictly for the summer? Since Philadelphia has been declared America’s Garden Capital, it’s only appropriate to ensure the festivities go year-round. Dilworth Plaza has been transformed with America’s Garden Capital Maze, which…
Who says Gardens are strictly for the summer? Since Philadelphia has been declared America’s Garden Capital, it’s only appropriate to ensure the festivities go year-round. Dilworth Plaz…
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As we turn our New Year’s resolutions into habits, diet is a HUGE one to assess. Whole 30, Vegan, Paleo, Atkins, Pescetarian… deciding what to put in your mouth can be overwhelming. To complicate things further, the old school “food pyramid” has been…
As we turn our New Year’s resolutions into habits, diet is a HUGE one to assess. Whole 30, Vegan, Paleo, Atkins, Pescetarian… deciding what to put in your mouth can be overwhelming. To …
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It’s time to rip down the holly, bright lights and recycle your tree. Don’t throw your Christmas tree to the curb – it will go straight to the landfill. Instead, participate in the Streets Department’s Christmas Tree Recycling Program! Make sure to remove…
It’s time to rip down the holly, bright lights and recycle your tree. Don’t throw your Christmas tree to the curb – it will go straight to the landfill. Instead, participate in th…
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2016 brought on many changes, but another one specifically for the sustainability community: Sustainable Business Network (SBN) Executive Director Jamie Gauthier is trading nonprofits. Highlights of Gauthier’s time at SBN include the Good Economy 2020,…
2016 brought on many changes, but another one specifically for the sustainability community: Sustainable Business Network (SBN) Executive Director Jamie Gauthier is trading nonprofits. Highlights o…
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Welcome to Green Philly Blog! We aim to educate Philly & beyond on how to make greener everyday choices.  No green wash-ing, just environmental news & advice without agenda or hype.

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