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...

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. After graduation from...

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. 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 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.

Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

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 "impossible...

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Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

The Chicago Bulls have parted ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau, the team announced Thursday.

Keith, Desjardins Key as Hawks Force Game 7

Keith, Desjardins Key as Hawks Force Game 7

The Chicago Blackhawks did something on Wednesday that no other team has done in this postseason: they beat the Anaheim Ducks in regulation thanks to the efforts of guys like Duncan Keith and Andrew Desjardins....

Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Music Lineup

Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Music Lineup

Music lovers in September will be jumping around to the sounds of No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Motorhead and others.

Men Dressed as Women Rob Luxury Chicago Shop

Men Dressed as Women Rob Luxury Chicago Shop

Owner of Lincoln Park's eDrop-Off store says calls to 911 went unanswered after Wednesday afternoon heist.

Opinion: Should Stoner's Goal Have Counted?

Opinion: Should Stoner's Goal Have Counted?

The Anaheim Ducks scored a controversial goal on Wednesday night as Jakob Silfverberg interfered with Corey Crawford, but should the tally have counted?

Report Names Chicago "Corruption Capital of America"

Report Names Chicago "Corruption Capital of America"

Chicago has maintained its first-place status, but not for something the city should be proud of.