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,...

Nov 16, 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

Nov 14, 2011

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...

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

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Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go.

Bears' Thanksgiving Loss a Scathing Indictment of Emery Regime

Bears' Thanksgiving Loss a Scathing Indictment of Emery Regime

Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery brought in Marc Trestman, signed Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall to long-term extensions, and revamped his team's defense. All of those steps appear to be colossal failures after yet...

Woman Released From Jail Found Dead Near Facility

Woman Released From Jail Found Dead Near Facility

A woman was found dead of apparent hypothermia about 30 hours after being released from a northwestern Illinois jail while a snowstorm was moving through the area, authorities said.

IDOT to Change "5 Minutes to Jane Byrne" Sign

IDOT to Change "5 Minutes to Jane Byrne" Sign

Drivers approaching a notorious Chicago bottleneck now face a possibly jarring digital sign.

Suspect Killed After Shots Fired at Multiple Buildings in Austin

Suspect Killed After Shots Fired at Multiple Buildings in Austin

Austin police said a gunman suspected of opening fire on several downtown buildings and police headquarters has died after being shot. According to their verified Twitter account, Austin police say the...

Illinois Hospital Offers Water Treadmill for Dogs

Illinois Hospital Offers Water Treadmill for Dogs

Bethany Animal Hospital in Sycamore has only had the water treadmill for about six weeks, but they are already seeing results for the five or so dogs who are trying it.