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Our company’s 1Thing Sustainability Initiative promotes positive environmental practices and living. We know that if everyone did just 1Thing to improve the environment every day, our world would be a better place to live in for generations to come.

Piggyback Treats
Courtesy of Piggyback Treats Company
March 12, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In her former career as a pastry chef, Jennifer Kirby was troubled by the food she saw wasted in the food industry. She was also increasingly troubled by how much time her dog was spending alone while she was out cooking for others. It was time to find...
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Water bottle in a river.
February 22, 2019 - 1:12 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Litter is an eyesore and a health hazard, and so commonplace it's easy to forget that it's against the law - a tougher law this year . Dropping debris along or near Pennsylvania roadways carries a stiffer penalty in 2019. There are still fines for getting...
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Methane bubble in the ice a of a freshly frozen Paezeriai lake in Lithuania
February 08, 2019 - 1:42 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eerily gorgeous photos of frozen methane bubbles have been making the rounds online recently, captured in symmetric patterns like strings of fantastic, luminous, milky beads ; or clustered like frosty moons in an icy orbit . Unless it’s frozen or flaring...
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Green roof in Old City, Philadelphia
Rasa Kaye / KYW Newsradio
January 30, 2019 - 12:30 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In Ben Franklin’s time, a green roof would have been the sod roof that a random Brandywine Valley Swedish settler might have installed; common in Scandinavia, and not widely adopted by colonists here. So our Founding Science Geek would likely have been...
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Reading Viaduct
January 14, 2019 - 1:34 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sustainability news site Green Philly enters its second decade this year. Started as a blog by co-founder Julie Hancher in 2008 to educate and empower its readers and "spread the green gospel minus the boring," it continues its mission of making a...
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December 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The EPA estimates that every week between Thanksgiving and Christmas, American households send an extra 1 million tons of refuse to our landfills. Resolve to keep some of it out this year, starting with the dreaded holiday tree takedown. ‘Tis the season...
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December 13, 2018 - 2:36 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — “Being a responsible dad always meant protecting our families from harm. The coming droughts, storms, floods and spreading diseases are about to make our jobs way more difficult.” That dire warning at Climate Dads’ website belies the sunny affability of...
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artist-activist Diane Burko
Courtesy of Diane Burko
November 27, 2018 - 11:58 am
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia artist-activist Diane Burko works at the intersection of art and the environment. She calls herself an artist with a conscience, and while she’s not trying to reinvent landscape painting, she is hoping to make you appreciate the glories of...
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Filling glass with tap water. Modern faucet and sink.
© Tero Vesalainen | Dreamstime.com
November 20, 2018 - 4:12 pm
Water is a precious natural resource that can easily be taken for granted by people who have readily available, instant access to clean and safe water every day.
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Consider donating your clothes when seasons change.
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November 11, 2018 - 4:14 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The long mild autumn has finally settled into more seasonable pre-winter conditions, which means it really, truly is time to pack up the lighter clothing and footwear and rearrange closets and mudrooms with cold weather garb and gear. When making the pre-...
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