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Take a look around the environment. What do you see?

After my run in the park this morning, I was sitting on a bench stretching and looked down to see a leaf, shaped just like a heart. I took a look around and saw two more lying nearby. They made me smile and I thought I would share them with you. Sorry for the poor [...]

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The BIG BELLY

Philadelphia has just gotten a little cleaner, a little greener, with the help of the BigBelly. The BigBelly (I love typing that!) is a solar powered trash compactor used in place of traditional waste bins, which allows for more trash to be collected and reduces the number of pick-ups necessary from garbage trucks, thereby reducing [...]

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A week without processed foods.

Read about one woman’s quest to go one week only eating unprocessed foods:

A Week Without Processed Foods: What I’ve Learned (Plus Resources for Cooking and Eating Whole Foods) ReadyMade Magazine

I have been meaning to do something similar for a while, by living off of local foods for a week. All the basics are already produced [...]

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Micro Pollution: The latest concern in plastic waste

New research shows that there is yet another down-side to the excessive use of plastics and the accumulation of said plastics in the environment: micro-pollution. Much of our plastic bottles, plastic bags, and other plastic waste eventually finds its way into the oceans, and as these plastics break down from exposure to sun, rain, and [...]

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Getting it right. A model for the suburbs.

The 100 year-old Forest Hills Gardens in Queens, NY is an exemplary model of the direction in which suburbs today should be headed. Built as a planned community with the idea of integrating transit, open spaces, and housing, this charming neighborhood is also incredibly community-minded and eco-friendly. The town square is surrounded by shops and [...]

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