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Arborists hit the road in New York to promote trees

July 18th, 2013

Nearly 100 bicyclists, most of them arborists, will ride around Lake Ontario this summer to spread a message about the value of trees.

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Luvaboos of Rochester celebrates four years in biz with party on Saturday

July 5th, 2012

Luvaboos of Rochester, a natural parenting and baby boutique is celebrating 4 successful years in business! From modern cloth diapers to breastfeeding gear, eco-friendly toys to baby carriers, classes and more, Luvaboos has become a great community resource for moms-to-be and families interested in a more natural lifestyle.

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Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT to help N.Y. companies use green technologies to create jobs

April 26th, 2012

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology today launched its Green Initiative to provide a sustainable road map for New York businesses, state Department of Environment Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens and NYSP2I Director Anahita Williamson announced.

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Rochester’s Luvaboos and Seneca Park Zoo will host ‘Great Cloth Diaper Change’

March 5th, 2012

Luvaboos, a natural baby boutique in Rochester, will serve as the local host for an international cloth diaper changing event set for April 21, the day before Earth Day.
The Great Cloth Diaper Change will attempt to break last year’s Guiness World Record of 5,026 cloth diapers changed simultaneously. The event also hopes to change attitudes toward diapers, promoting a greener method of cleaning baby dry — reusable cloth diapers.

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Rochester Roots will hold classes for school, backyard and community gardeners

January 16th, 2012

Rochester Roots is helping gardeners get ready for the 2012 growing season with six workshops between Jan. 30 and June 23. Teens through adults are welcome at the classes will cost $15 per workshop or $10 for students or low-income individuals.

The series will help participants gain hands-on experience to make their urban gardening more successful. The classes will take place at multiple locations around Rochester.

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New Law Mandates Electronics Recycling

January 5th, 2012

A new law just went into effect this week that prevents waste haulers from picking up electronics and putting them in the landfill. It's part of the Electronics Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act.

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All Natural Hair Products

December 15th, 2011

The hair product industry is a multi-billion dollars business. But when you think about it, many of the products we use, are not environmentally friendly. Now a local woman has started up an all-natural, green line of products, and it's really taking off.

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NRDC urges New Yorkers to register concerns at final fracking hearings

November 29th, 2011

Public hearings over natural gas fracking in New York began earlier this fall, and wind up today and tomorrow (Nov. 30).
The hearings by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation will help determine whether fracking will be resumed in the state, and if so, help shape fracking practices.

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Public Market Cookbook

November 17th, 2011

New cookbook showcases the Rochester Public Market

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Tire World Goes Green With Expansion

November 11th, 2011

A local business is expanding and going green at the same time.

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UPS Goes Green

November 4th, 2011

Just ahead of their busiest season, UPS is testing out a hybrid electric vehicle in Rochester.

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Solar Powered Chicken Hut

October 27th, 2011

A local farmer is going green with his chickens.They are living in a solar powered hut! News 8's Katrina Irwin tells us how it works in this Go Green report.

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