You are viewing 6 articles with the tag Environment & Sustainability by the author Helen Kunda

    • This building is being rehabbed through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program of the Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia

Rethinking Rowhouses: A Green Rehab Open House in Gray's Ferry

Right Sized Homes began rehabilitation of the 1331 Myrtlewood Street property in the winter of 2009, building to current energy savings practices with high efficiency heating, cooling and water heating, new low-e windows,…

    • NLNA: Free Street Trees

NLNA: Free Street Trees

We've planted about 200 new street trees in Northern Liberties - now you can apply for one in front of your home or business next Spring! Street trees clean our air,…

    • Tree Canopy Exhibit Wins National Museum Award

Tree Canopy Exhibit Wins National Museum Award

The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Metcalfe Architecture and Design created an interpretive plan for all visitor experiences at the Arboretum, including the design and planning of…

2009 University City Inspirational Gardens Awards

2009 University City Inspirational Gardens AwardsUniversity City District (UCD), in partnership with UC Green’s network of greening enthusiasts, is currently seeking nominations for the fifth annual University City Inspirational Gardens…

Philadelphians have set a recycling record.

Mayor Michael Nutter announced Wednesday morning that household recycling increased 46 percent over the last year. During fiscal year 2009 – July 2008 to June 2009 – the average household with…

USGBC: USGBC Young Leader Awards

USGBC: USGBC Young Leader Awards Monday, August 31, deadline to submit application. For more information or to download an application, click here. The USGBC seeks to honor 5 individuals between…

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