Green Week | NBC Chicago
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, work force training, and microenterprise development.

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 "impossible" to be completely eco, she also has suggestions on how to stay earth-conscious.

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.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Top Stories
ICE Arrests Man Who Escaped Illinois Prison in 2003

ICE Arrests Man Who Escaped Illinois Prison in 2003

A man who escaped from an Illinois prison in 2003 has been arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Atlanta.

Missing Woman, Baby May Have Been Abducted From Streator

Missing Woman, Baby May Have Been Abducted From Streator

Authorities are searching for a woman and her child who were reported missing from Streator, Illinois, and may have been abducted by the child's father.

Chicago Man Wins $4 Million Lottery Prize

Chicago Man Wins $4 Million Lottery Prize

A Chicago man recently won $4 million playing an Illinois Lottery 100X The Money ticket.

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. The memos dated Friday seek to implement President Donald Trump's broad directive to crack down on illegal immigration. Kelly outlines plans to hire thousands of additional enforcement agents, expand on the priority list for immigrants marked for immediate removal and enlist local law enforcement to help make arrests, according to a person briefed on the documents, who confirmed the details to The Associated Press.

U of Illinois Police Issue Letter About Sexual Assaults

U of Illinois Police Issue Letter About Sexual Assaults

Police at the University of Illinois campus in Urbana-Champaign have issued a letter about sexual assaults after three were reported in a little over a week.

Takiya Holmes' Family Donates Slain 11-Year-Old's Organs

Takiya Holmes' Family Donates Slain 11-Year-Old's Organs

When 11-year-old Takiya Holmes died after being struck in the head by a stray bullet, her family chose to save the lives of others by donating the young girl's organs.