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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...

Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Blue Jeans Go Green

Blue Jeans Go Green

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

Friday, 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.

Top Stories
Mayor Defends Diverting $55M in TIF Funds to Navy Pier Rehab
Mayor Defends Diverting $55M in TIF Funds to Navy Pier Rehab

Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended Monday his use of $55 million in TIF funds to renovate Navy Pier after mounting criticism over the decision.

Lyft Driver Zip-Tied, Raped Woman in Alley: Prosecutors
Lyft Driver Zip-Tied, Raped Woman in Alley: Prosecutors

A Lyft driver zip-tied and raped a 25-year-old woman who fell asleep in his car in an alley earlier this month, the Cook County state’s attorney’s office says.

Lake Shore Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured
Lake Shore Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured

One person is dead and seven others injured in a multi-vehicle crash on North Lake Shore Drive Monday causing north and southbound lanes to close for hours, fire officials said.

Rauner Calls Special Session Over School Funding
Rauner Calls Special Session Over School Funding

Governor Bruce Rauner called lawmakers back to Springfield for a special session Monday after lawmakers missed his deadline to send an education funding bill to his desk.

GOP Gearing Up for Health Care Vote With McCain Back in DC
GOP Gearing Up for Health Care Vote With McCain Back in DC

Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama's health care law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to the Capitol of the ailing...

Mother and Son Killed in Beecher Crash, 2 Older Sons Injure
Mother and Son Killed in Beecher Crash, 2 Older Sons Injure

A father is grieving the loss of his wife and young son while two other sons fight for their lives after in accident in rural Beecher Monday morning.