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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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Trump Makes 2 Chicago-Area Campaign Stops Wednesday

Trump Makes 2 Chicago-Area Campaign Stops Wednesday

Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka and Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts are expected to attend a Chicago fundraiser Wednesday for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump alongside his daughter, Ivanka...

Englewood Neighborhood Gets First Whole Foods, Starbucks

Englewood Neighborhood Gets First Whole Foods, Starbucks

A new Whole Foods Market will open in Chicago’s Englewood Wednesday, bringing fresh food and much-needed economic development to one of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Dies at 93

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Dies at 93

Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his...

2 Charged With Robbing Woman on NW Side

2 Charged With Robbing Woman on NW Side

Two men face charges after they allegedly robbed a woman on the Northwest Side Tuesday morning.

Trump Turned Over Tax Returns for Lawsuits, Loans, Casinos

Trump Turned Over Tax Returns for Lawsuits, Loans, Casinos

While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced...

DNA Evidence Clears Man Of Murder 20 Years Into Sentence

DNA Evidence Clears Man Of Murder 20 Years Into Sentence

For more than 20 years a Chicago man served time for murdering a 6-year-old boy, but now DNA evidence has cleared him and he regained his freedom Tuesday.