Green Week - NBC Chicago
Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

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

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Retired Evanston Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse By Alumnus
Retired Evanston Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse By Alumnus

An alleged victim of sexual abuse posted on Facebook that he met with police in Evanston Thursday morning and plans to cooperate with the investigation. He hopes that coming forward will give others courage...

Nonprofit, Cook County to Bring Veteran's Remains Home
Nonprofit, Cook County to Bring Veteran's Remains Home

The body of a homeless 48-year-old Desert Storm veteran remained at the Cook County medical examiner's office Monday as his family in Florida struggled to bring him home. But when the Cook County commissioner...

More Turnover for Cubs' Staff as Hinske Leaves
More Turnover for Cubs' Staff as Hinske Leaves

The Chicago Cubs are busy reshaping their coaching staff, and yet another member of that staff is headed to another team.

Katy Perry Crashes Couple's Wedding in St. Louis
Katy Perry Crashes Couple's Wedding in St. Louis

Talk about the ultimate wedding crasher.

As Focus Turns to Taxes, Trump Lunches With GOP Senators
As Focus Turns to Taxes, Trump Lunches With GOP Senators

President Donald Trump is planning lunch with GOP senators after sparring with several of them, as congressional Republicans turn to overhauling the tax code. It will be Trump's first appearance as president at...

Target Says Customers Want It to Pause the 'Christmas Creep'
Target Says Customers Want It to Pause the 'Christmas Creep'

Target says customers want it to pause the "Christmas creep." It says it wants to be more in tune with customers' mindset, so it plans to ease in holiday promotions this year while better recognizing...