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Chicago Green News - Energy Saving Tips, Environmental News

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 01:40 PM CDT

Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Pizza Delivered in an Environmentally-Friendly Way

Take a look at how Doreen's Gourmet Pizza shop took their red sauce and made it into a green business.

Monday, Apr 16, 2012 at 10:50 AM CDT

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 11:33 AM CDT
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By Edward McClelland

What the Chicago River Can Learn From the Cuyahoga

What the Chicago River Can Learn From the Cuyahoga

As Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn dedicate $10 million to sewage treatment on the Chicago River, let's look at how Cleveland cleaned up the Cuyahoga.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 at 11:18 PM CDT

Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

Officials Commit $10M to Clean Up Chicago River

The money, which comes from a state capital fund, will go toward engineering and design costs for facilities at two treatment plants where water will be disinfected.

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 10:56 AM CDT

Earth Week

Earth Week

Celebrate Earth Week with NBC.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 PM CDT

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,...

Thursday, Apr 5, 2012 at 02:07 PM CDT
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By BJ Lutz

Curbside Recycling to Go Citywide Next Year

Curbside Recycling to Go Citywide Next Year

"No longer will Chicago be a tale of two cities when it comes to recycling," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a written statement.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 03:52 PM CDT

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 at 03:50 PM CDT

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. After graduation from...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012 at 03:46 PM CDT

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. Take a...

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