Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2012

Chicago Company Helps Cars Save Fuel

Chicago Company Helps Cars Save Fuel

A Chicago Heights company produces silica, and tires with silica in them help cars get more bang for the buck and help save the planet at the same time.

Friday, Nov 18, 2011

Aquaponics Turns Waste into Resources

Aquaponics Turns Waste into Resources

The ancient tradition of aquaponics could be the solution to a global issue.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Recycling For Rewards

Recycling For Rewards

This mom paid for her 2-week long getaway to Italy simply by recycling! Learn how you can grab cash the green way.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011

Urban Farm Growing Opportunities for Those in Poverty

Urban Farm Growing Opportunities for Those in Poverty

The Chicago Lights Urban Farm empowers youth and community residents in the Cabrini-Green neighborhood to have increased economic opportunities through access to organic produce, nutritional education,...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

How to Put "Green" Into the Holidays

How to Put "Green" Into the Holidays

A lot of people find ways to go green around the house and office, but thinking about the environment around the holidays can be more of a challenge.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

Friday, Dec 10, 2010

Eco Fashion with Maria Cornejo

Eco Fashion with Maria Cornejo

Maria Cornejo was honored for her commitment to earth-friendly design -- a fitting tribute for a woman focused on keeping as much design as she can within peoples' hands. While she insists that it's...

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Sanders Within Striking Distance of Clinton for Ind. Primary

Sanders Within Striking Distance of Clinton for Ind. Primary

In Indiana, where the latest poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders within striking distance of Hillary Clinton in the primary on Tuesday, Kristen Callihan will not even contemplate a general election without the...

Epstein's 'Hot Stove, Cool Music' Announces Headlining Act

Epstein's 'Hot Stove, Cool Music' Announces Headlining Act

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein will host his Foundation to be Named Later's annual "Hot Stove, Cool Music" concert this June, and on Tuesday the headlining act for the event was announced.

Friends of The Parks Agrees to Halt Lucas Museum Lawsuit

Friends of The Parks Agrees to Halt Lucas Museum Lawsuit

Friends of the Parks agreed to halt their lawsuit against the City of Chicago’s proposed Lucas Museum.

Illinois Democrats Propose Higher Taxes for Wealthy

Illinois Democrats Propose Higher Taxes for Wealthy

Illinois House Democrats who want the state to tax millionaires at higher rates plan to take up a measure that would ultimately let voters decide in November.

Cruz Launches Blistering Attack on Trump in Indiana

Cruz Launches Blistering Attack on Trump in Indiana

Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him "amoral" and likening him to a fictitious character he described as "a...

Hot Doug’s Returns: 'Dog Dayz of Summer' Festival Tickets on Sale

Hot Doug’s Returns: 'Dog Dayz of Summer' Festival Tickets on Sale

Hot Doug’s has teamed up with Goose Island Beer Company for “The Dog Dayz of Summer,” an ultimate hot dog festival that will celebrate the classic Chicago dog on June 27 and 28.