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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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Trucker Flees Road-Rage Shooting, Gets Help at Crime Scene

Trucker Flees Road-Rage Shooting, Gets Help at Crime Scene

Two unrelated incidents of violence intersected Tuesday night when a truck driver fleeing a road-rage shooting flagged down police investigating a nearby crime, authorities confirmed.

Police: Shots Fired at CPD Officers For 4th Time in a Week

Police: Shots Fired at CPD Officers For 4th Time in a Week

Shots were fired at Chicago Police officers Tuesday night in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood, marking at least the fourth time officers have come under fire in about a week.

City Workers Take Down Honorary Trump Street Signs

City Workers Take Down Honorary Trump Street Signs

City workers removed the two remaining honorary “Trump Plaza” street signs near the President-elect’s riverfront hotel and condominium tower over the weekend, putting an exclamation mark on officials’ decision...

A Look at Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

A Look at Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era model that currently shuttles the president around...

Man Charged in Shooting Death of Railroad Security Guard

Man Charged in Shooting Death of Railroad Security Guard

A suspect being held by police for the shooting death of a CN Railroad security guard has been charged with murder, authorities announced Tuesday.

97 Killed in Indonesia's Aceh Earthquake: Officials

97 Killed in Indonesia's Aceh Earthquake: Officials

A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.