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Adopt a Bike Rack

From the Next Great City newsletter: Since Mayor Nutter took office, the Streets Department has installed over 1,400 bike racks as part of an Adopt-a-Rack program. The program provides a city…

Northern Liberties: Get a Free Street Tree at Your Home or Business

Get a Free Street Tree at Your Home or Business - Apply by April 2 Last year we planted 100 new street trees in NL - now you can apply for…

Weekly Press: Ninety people attend Sierra Club Marcellus Shale Debate

Weekly Press: Ninety people attend Sierra Club Marcellus Shale Debate Ninety people squeezed into a Marcellus Shale forum co-sponsored by the Sierra Club on the fourth floor of the Philadelphia…

DVRPC Bicycle Survey: We need your input!

Please take this survey and help define bicycling priorities and goals in the Greater Philadelphia Region www.dvrpc.org/shiftinggears Shifting Gears is an outreach program by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)…

Weekly Press: Washington Square Residents Accuse Park Service of Removing Tree

Weekly Press: Washington Square Residents Accuse Park Service of Removing Tree Washington Square Park, with its proximity to Independence Square, symbolizes many things to many people. For some, it’s revered…

T4America: Tell Congress to support safe streets for bicyclists and pedestrians

A message from Transportation for America: In the last 15 years, 76,000 Americans have been killed while walking or simply crossing the street. But help could be on the way.…

EPA Environmental Justice Video Contest

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring an environmental justice video contest to create videos that capture the faces of the environmental justice movement. The Faces of the Grassroots contest is…

Next Great City: Mayor's Proposed Budget impacts on sustainability

A message from Next Great City: Mayor Nutter presented his Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Address to members of City Council last week.  We’ve looked over the proposed budget to see…

Study finds that PhillyCarShare conserved 770,000 gallons of gas in 2009

PhillyCarShare Betters Environment: 770,000 Gallons of Gas at a Time FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2010 –Econsult, a nationally-recognized local consulting firm, has analyzed membership usage, survey results, and other data…

Publications and Newsletters, May 2010

GRID Philly, May 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiatives - West Philadelphia, May…

Bike Sharing Feasibility Study Now Available Online

See Inquirer story here A message from Bike Share Philadelphia: Finally, the bike share feasibility study, "Philadelphia Bike share Concept Study," is finished and available for all to see. What…

New sugar-based plastics can be tossed in home compost bin

By Sandy Bauers Philly.com, February 18, 2010 London researchers have  come up with a new sugar-based polymer that they say could make food packaging and other disposable plastic items suitable for…

Gardeners Needed in Kensington

Gardeners Needed Our Greening Committee is working to restore two community gardens in time for the 2010 growing season.  In particular, gardeners are needed for the Thompson and Mascher garden. Gardeners…

LISC: Apply for Green Funding for your Community

The Green Development Center would like to remind you that funds are still available for financing the green features of your community development projects, and applications are being accepted from all…

Economy League launches study on open space

Study on open space launched Last month, the Economy League began a first-of-its-kind assessment of the value of protected open space in the five counties of southeastern Pennsylvania. The study will…

UPDATED: Publications and Newsletters, February 2010

GRID Philly, March 2010 GRID magazine is a new Philadelphia-based magazine for sustainability. Covering topics such as energy, food, shelter, transportation, ecology and culture. Sustainable Communities Initiative - West Philadelphia, February…

Big Money for "Livable Communities" in FY2011 Federal Budget

In this issue of APA Advocate, the American Planning Association's Update on Legislative and Policy Issues: HUD Issues Advance Notice on Planning Grants, Seeks Comment Congress approved $150 million FY…

Philabundance Opens Produce Distribution Site in West Philly

UC Review: Philabundance Opens Produce Distribution Site in West Philly Philabundance’s Fresh For All program will open its first West Philadelphia site beginning Wednesday, February 10.  Located in the parking…

To UCity Small Businesses: Reduce Energy & Receive Rebate

UC Review: To UCity Small Businesses: Reduce Energy & Receive Rebate With electric bills set to sky rocket in 2011—that’s when PECO’s rate caps will be removed and the cost…

Inquirer: A "green" city plan to reduce storm water runoff

Inquirer: A "green" city plan to reduce storm water runoff Storm water is nasty and dirty and can cause flooding. So the sooner it gets off a property, the better.…

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