Apr 11, 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...

Apr 11, 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. After graduation from...

Apr 11, 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. Take a...

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.

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.

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.

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, work...

Nov 16, 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.

Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

Nov 14, 2011

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 "impossible...

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Icy Roads Blamed For Spin-Outs, Crashes

Icy Roads Blamed For Spin-Outs, Crashes

Streets and Sanitation deployed more than 280 snow plows and salt spreaders to neighborhood and side streets.

300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports

300 Flights Canceled at Chicago Airports

Officials said there were more than 300 flights canceled at O'Hare and about 20 cancellations at Midway as of 5:30 a.m.

Family Files Suit After Shooting in Highland Park Hospital

Family Files Suit After Shooting in Highland Park Hospital

Family members of a man who was fatally shot by police at a Highland Park hospital last year have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against two Highland Park police officers and the city for the November...

Cavallari Post Gives Insight Into Cutler's Parenting Skills

Cavallari Post Gives Insight Into Cutler's Parenting Skills

Jay Cutler needs some coaching, and fast. His toddlers are apparently driving him nuts.

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

Northeast Blizzard: What You Should Know

A blizzard barreled up the Northeast corridor Monday night, bringing fierce winds and heavy snowfall that could cause coastal flooding and leave accumulations of 2 to 3 feet from northern New Jersey to Maine.

Docs Reveal Top-Scoring MediPot Cultivation Applicants

Docs Reveal Top-Scoring MediPot Cultivation Applicants

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show that former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration had prepared lists of businesses that were to receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses before he left...