Green Space Archive: June, 2012

Delaware Bayshore: residents say they care

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A recent survey of residents who live within 15 miles of the Delaware Bayshore -- the ribbon of marshes and beaches along both side of Delaware... Read more

Jersey beaches still beset by pollution, report finds

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New Jersey saw a spike in beach closings last summer, a national environmental group has found. It blamed, in part, the wet weather of last... Read more

Vinegar vets share tips

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I've been getting a big response to this morning's column about using vinegar to clean. One caller wanted to know if he could use it on grout... Read more

Howling success? Philly gets a few more spokesdogs

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Congrats to Joey Bag-o-Donuts. And Scooter. Both are the newest spokesdogs in the Philadelphia Water Department's campaign to get dogs to... Read more

Guest column: A millennial reports on sustainability

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Today, I'm featuring a guest column by Sara Allan, a sophomore at Penn, majoring in environmental studies. I've heard from her a few times... Read more

PhillyCarShare goes electric

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As Mayor Nutter mentioned on Monday's Greenworks event at Sister Cities Park, PhillyCarShare “is launching the nation’s largest... Read more

Books of the week: What the robin knows, and how it migrates

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Note to reader: I've been a tad lax in keeping up with what I intend to be a regular feature. Sorry! So, today, here are TWO books that have... Read more

Do we have enough TVs?

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Has the western world maxed out on TVs, cars and other stuff of the modern, consumer-oriented lifestyle? Maybe. In advance of the worldwide... Read more