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.

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.

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,...

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...

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Blackhawks Knock Off Predators 4-2

Blackhawks Knock Off Predators 4-2

The Chicago Blackhawks seized momentum in their series on Sunday afternoon as they knocked off the Nashville Predators by a score of 4-2 in Game 3.

5 Dead, At Least 20 Wounded in Weekend Violence

5 Dead, At Least 20 Wounded in Weekend Violence

Among the victims were a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the Austin neighborhood and a 50-year-old man stabbed to death during an argument in a Humboldt Park establishment.

Seattle Archbishop to Give Homily at Cardinal George's Funeral

Seattle Archbishop to Give Homily at Cardinal George's Funeral

The archbishop of Seattle will give the homily at Cardinal Francis George's funeral Thursday at Holy Name Cathedral.

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Mansion in Barrington Hills

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Mansion in Barrington Hills

An extra-alarm fire started by a burning tree branch destroyed a massive home in northwest suburban Barrington Hills Saturday evening.

Cubs Fan Catches Foul Ball in Beer Cup, Then Chugs Beer

Cubs Fan Catches Foul Ball in Beer Cup, Then Chugs Beer

A Chicago woman proved her Cubs fandom during Saturday's game when she caught a foul ball in her beer... and then chugged the beer with the ball still inside.

Possible Rainy, Stormy Afternoon

Possible Rainy, Stormy Afternoon

The warm, pleasant week comes to an end Sunday afternoon as rain showers and possible thunderstorms make their way to the Chicago area.