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Department of Streets now recycling "all plastic containers"

According to the Philadelphia Streets Department, as of August 1, residents can recycle more than just soda and water bottles, milk jugs and detergent and shampoo bottles. Now, rigid plastic containers,…

Brownstoner: Imagining a Bicycle Transit Center

The Delaware Valley Green Building Council has released the results of its sustainable design competition to envision a bike transit center in Philadelphia, Brownstoner reports. The winner—Columbia University Graduate school of…

Green Jobs Philly: Brownfields 2011 seeks ideas for land clean-up conference sessions

Brownfields 2011, a conference about sustainable communities, clean-up and revilization, is coming to Philadelphia in April 2011. Conference organizers are taking submissions for sessions. Deadline is July 30.

Next Great City: Developer Onion Flats featured in EPA green success video

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water has produced an 11-minute video highlighting green builders in Philadelphia, including local developer Onion Flats.

U.S. Green Building Council asks for your plans to redefine our green future

The U.S. Green Building Council is looking for video submissions about your plans to help redefine America's green future for its International conference and expo Greenbuild 2010. The organization asks:…

Click a mouse to plant a tree in Pennsylvania

Earth-friendly and responsible juicemaker Odwalla is hosting a contest to help fund more tree planting across the U.S. Now, vote for the chance to fund the planting of trees in Pennsylvania…

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