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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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Former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett to be Sentenced
Former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett to be Sentenced

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Cleanup of Lead Contamination Begins in Pilsen

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How Trump's Tweets Have Changed in 100 Days as @POTUS

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After Trade, 49ers Subtly Troll Bears in Tweet
After Trade, 49ers Subtly Troll Bears in Tweet

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