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Event

The First Annual Cold Weather Cleanup

Hey everyone! Cold Weather Company here, we’re a NJ-based alternative folk band that often performs in Philly (including pretty recently at the SustainPHL Awards)! November 15th, 2013 marked the date of our first ever show, meaning we’re coming up on...
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Event

Blue Friday

The idea behind our nationwide, DIY cleanup initiative is simple: It only takes an empty trash bag, a pair of gloves, and a moment of your time to make an impact on our oceans. Join us the day after Thanksgiving,...
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Recycle

When Is Trash Day?

The city of Philadelphia has weekly curbside trash and recycling collection and serves about 530,000 residential units. Yet, new residents (or recently moved) aren’t sure which day they should be setting out their cans. When is my trash day? Find out...
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Lifestyle

Zero Waste Home: The Johnson’s

One thing I enjoy about being a green activist and blogger is my belief in the value of a sustainable lifestyle is often reenergized by the efforts of others. Lately I’ve been giving thought to the zero waste home – as the family behind the concept continues to garner well-deserved press. The Johnsons of Mill Valley, California are the zero waste family. The Johnson family’s primary goal is to avoid bringing anything into the house that must eventually be discarded. Read on!
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Philly

Local Eco-Apparel Company Cleans up Oceans

It's certainly honorable for a fashion and apparel company to use sustainable and organic materials. But a company that is highly active in the pursuit of a healthier environment is by far cooler... Take United by Blue... United by Blue is a Philly based brand and apparel company specializing in organic t-shirts, jewelry and bags. UBB decided to go beyond selling green and take action to reduce ocean pollution. Why?
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