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Emanuel Urged To Save Chicago's Trees

Emanuel Urged To Save Chicago's Trees

Chicago is urged to spend nearly $1.4 million to treat infected ash trees or risk losing almost 100,000. Read »

Jun 4, 2012
The Plant's Melanie Hoekstra on Reducing Your Company's Waste

The Plant's Melanie Hoekstra on Reducing Your Company's Waste

"Going green" isn't just an empty, catchy slogan, and The Plant at 1400 W. 46th St. is proof of that. In July of... Read »

May 30, 2012
How Chicago Fashionista Brands are Going Green

How Chicago Fashionista Brands are Going Green

Green really is the new black, and Chicago's fashion scene is embracing this new trend. From eyewear to boots, our... Read »

May 19, 2012
How to Earn Green While Going Green

How to Earn Green While Going Green

With Earth Day still a recent memory, being more “green” is top of mind. A recent survey from the Office Depot Small... Read »

May 19, 2012
Shedd to Host Global Earth Day Picnic

Shedd to Host Global Earth Day Picnic

The Nature Conservancy will team up with the Shedd Aquarium to host Watch »

Apr 21, 2012
Car Charging Stations Coming To Midway, O'Hare

Car Charging Stations Coming To Midway, O'Hare

Electric car drivers will soon have more stations at Chicago's airports where they can charge their vehicles. The... Read »

Apr 20, 2012
How Customers Can Influence Business to Go Green

How Customers Can Influence Business to Go Green

Next week kicks off Earth Week, and we are all supposed to spend seven saving the planet. Earth Week, going green... Read »

Apr 20, 2012
Chicago Moms Raise

Chicago Moms Raise "Green" Babies

A Chicago group of mothers is learning how to raise their babies with the environment in mind. Watch »

Apr 20, 2012
Jessica Alba Is

Jessica Alba Is "Eco-Mama"

Jessica Alba discusses ways that she is environmentally friendly as a parent and tells about her plans for a third... Watch »

Apr 20, 2012
Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable alte... Watch »

Apr 20, 2012
Kendra Peterson on Running a Gluten-Free Business

Kendra Peterson on Running a Gluten-Free Business

As a personal chef in Chicago, Kendra Peterson serves her clients gluten-free fare with a focus on fresh produce and... Read »

Apr 18, 2012
How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without... Watch »

Apr 18, 2012
Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

Green Library Gives Power Back to Grid

The West Irving Library in Texas operates completely on solar power. The 1-year-old building is generating even more... Watch »

Apr 18, 2012
Savings Seen in Switch to CFLs

Savings Seen in Switch to CFLs

Illinois is phasing out the incandescent light bulbs, replacing them with energy efficient bulbs or CFL's. Alicia... Watch »

Apr 17, 2012
How to Make Your Office More Eco-Friendly

How to Make Your Office More Eco-Friendly

Living more sustainably is THE thing to do. For those who have been a bit slow to jump on the “green” bandwagon, be... Read »

Apr 17, 2012
Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Take a look at how Doreen's Gourmet Pizza shop took their red sauce and made it into a green business. Watch »

Apr 16, 2012
Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for... Watch »

Apr 16, 2012
What the Chicago River Can Learn From the Cuyahoga

What the Chicago River Can Learn From the Cuyahoga

As Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn dedicate $10 million to sewage treatment on the Chicago River, let's look... Read »

Apr 13, 2012
Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

The money, which comes from a state capital fund, will go toward engineering and design costs for facilities at two... Watch »

Apr 12, 2012
Earth Week

Earth Week

Celebrate Earth Week with NBC. Read »

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