Quantcast

Hot Topics

Buying pre-loved products saves them from sitting in a landfill. Whether you are looking for furniture, clothing or electronics buying used also will save you money. Think eBay, Craigslist and your neighborhood recycle shop.
Search

Follow Us

facebook_logo Twitter_promo

Story Archive

Tagged : wpvi


Bee expert honored with Tyler Environmental Prize

May 5th, 2011

LOS ANGELES — Bees play an important role in agriculture, pollinating crops and providing us with the natural sweetener, honey. Environmental stresses are taking their tolls on the insects, however, and this year’s Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement has gone to researcher May Berenbaum, who is studying solutions to the bee crisis.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Albert M. Greenfield School gets greener with solar energy system

October 8th, 2010

The Greenfield School is adding solar panels.

Albert M. Greenfield School has added a a 5.33 kilowatt solar energy system, making it the first solar panel system installed on a public school roof in Philadelphia. Greenfield’s system, from Mercury Solar Systems, Inc., consists of 26 solar panels and is expected to produce 6,400 kilowatt hours every year. The environmental benefits are equivalent to recycling 103,998 cans of soda, planting 350 trees and not burning 516 gallons of gasoline.


[Read more →]

Tags: · , , ,

Upcoming Philadelphia green events

March 26th, 2009

BSI — The Case of the Disappearing Bees
Wagner Free Institute of Sci.
March 28, 2009 , 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. May R. Berenbaum, Professor and Head of the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will discuss the pollinator crisis, the plight of the honey bees, and advances in entomology that provide hope for their future.
Lauren Zalut 215-763-6529 x 17


[Read more →]

Tags: · ,

Featured Bloggers

 
Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Subscribe to Our Newsletter


E-mail Address:
HTML         Text
Writer Bios | About Greenrightnow | Contact Us
© Copyright 2014 Greenrightnow | Distributed by Noofangle Media