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Feel like your concerns aren’t being heard? PA has your back. The PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) is nearing the end of a nine-stop Environmental Justice listening tour, focusing on engaging residents…

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Green roofs captured the public’s attention as places to hang out in the middle of a city. Dating back to ancient times from the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to Viking-age housing, green roofs have returned as a popular trend in recent years due to their…

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Snacks are what get many of us through the day. Why bother with proceeded crap when there are so many delicious and local choices?! Since last month’s Philly Farm and Food Fest was the epicenter of all local delights, it only makes sense that this list…

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On April 19, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) announced a $39 million investment in water infrastructure projects spanning nine of the state’s 67 counties. For the most part, the projects…

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Happy Bike to Work Day! We refer to this day as “Monday through Friday” throughout the year, but it’s a great time to celebrate the two-wheels that can take you from Point A to Point B. Hopefully, you took your bicycle chariot to work. Then at 5:00 pm,…

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No matter how long you live in Philadelphia, there are always more cool things to discover. These city gardens are some of the These city gardens are some of the best-hidden gems. Whether you’re looking for a quiet lunch spot or place, check these…

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This past Thursday night, the Sustainable Business Network hosted their 2nd Excellence in GSI Awards Ceremony at La Peg/ Fringe Arts. The awards honor GSI (Green Stormwater Infrastructure) projects in the Greater Philadelphia Area, the triple bottom line…

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To celebrate the beginning of gardening season, we recently posted a series on starting your own container garden. We decided to ask our other gardening experts – you, dear readers – for your secrets. Here are some of the best gardening tips submitted by…

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It’s easy to recycle aluminum cans and that’s good –  because they are everywhere. According to World Counts, we use about 200 million aluminum cans a year. Aluminum is the most abundant element on Earth but it still takes massive amounts of energy to…

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Zero Waste and Litter Director Nic Esposito wastes no time getting down to business. (…Get it?) This past Sunday, 40,000 runners raced down Broad Street for the 38th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Add thousands of spectators, and there’s a formula…
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