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, work...

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 "impossible...

Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Nov 11, 2011

Blue Jeans Go Green

Blue Jeans Go Green

Levi Strauss claims its new "waterless" jeans are better for the planet.

Nov 11, 2011

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

A quarter of all mammals are at risk of extinction, conservation group says.

Nov 11, 2011

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Top Stories
More Record-Breaking Cold Possible

More Record-Breaking Cold Possible

The spring thaw is almost here, but before it arrives, temperatures will take one more plunge to potentially record-breaking numbers.

Girl, 15, Gets Juvenile Prison Until 21 in Sibling's Stabbing Death

Girl, 15, Gets Juvenile Prison Until 21 in Sibling's Stabbing Death

A 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl has been sentenced to juvenile prison for the fatal stabbing of her younger half-sister in January 2014.

Emanuel: "I Can Rub People the Wrong Way"

Emanuel: "I Can Rub People the Wrong Way"

New ad, his first since failing to win a second term outright, strikes a strategic mix of contrition and determination.

Willis Tower Could Have New Buyer

Willis Tower Could Have New Buyer

Building management confirmed to NBC Chicago on Wednesday that the 110-story tower was on the market.

Drone Video Shows Stunning View of Frozen Chicago

Drone Video Shows Stunning View of Frozen Chicago

Troy Walsh of Drone Media Chicago captures an amazing view of Chicago during the 2015 winter season. Walsh said the footage was filmed over a two-month period. See the original video here.

Today's Forecast: Bitter Is Back!

Today's Forecast: Bitter Is Back!

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.