Green Space Archive: July, 2010

More Big Bellies hit city streets

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They're big. They're brainy. They're solar-powered. And they're hungry for your trash. This morning, 20 more BigBelly solar-powered trash... Read more

A/C busting: a few tips

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Checked out your latest electric bill? If it's anything like mine, it took a giant leap upward, thanks to the hot weather. The household air-conditioning... Read more

Study: Climate change will spur Mexican immigration to US

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"Climate change refugees" -- people who will want to move or who will have to move in response to climate change -- have been a large... Read more

$1 million for gas drilling study clears hurdle

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Last week, when hundreds of people --both pro and con natural gas drilling in the Delaware River watershed -- crammed a meeting of the Delaware... Read more

Gulf turtle eggs hatched; young released into Atlantic

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The news for Gulf of Mexico turtles has not been good. Many sea turtles, including species in trouble, go to the Gulf to lay their eggs. This... Read more

RecycleBank rollout final: Rewards are Philly-wide

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With the addition of Northwest Philly, RecycleBank is now available city-wide. And David Biddle, the city recycling coordinator, says he won't... Read more

Philly Compost gets new digs

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Wanted: Philly food waste! Meenal Raval and Lee Meinicke, who last year created Philly Compost, a venture to keep food and yard waste out... Read more

City greening hits a few bumps in the road

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Mayor Nutter and a bevy of politicians and officials too numerous to name were just out at 52nd and Chestnut streets, heralding the start of... Read more