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Six Flags Great Adventure
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John McDevitt
June 12, 2019 - 5:23 pm
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you go to Six Flags Great Adventure, you'll be helping the park reduce its carbon footprint from the second you park your car. The Jackson Township, New Jersey amusement park has installed its own 23.5-megawatt solar farm, and the park is almost...
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2019 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Wednesday gave approval for the Streets Department to sign new contracts for recycling and waste disposal. The vote followed a lengthy public testimony that the contracts would harm the environment. Philadelphia, along with most...
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All still Poland Spring water under one gallon will be sold in recycled plastic bottles by 2022.
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June 03, 2019 - 3:45 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Poland Spring water that is still and under one gallon will be sold in recycled plastic bottles by 2022, Nestlé Waters North America shared on Monday. The move is part of a broader recycling commitment made by the company. Nestlé's US water arm has...
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Adidas
Adidas
April 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Adidas is trying to achieve its sustainability goals with a recyclable running shoe. It took the company nearly 10 years to figure out how to build a shoe that can be recycled and turned into another shoe, Adidas said in a statement last week. The...
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April 18, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Greetings, Earthlings! April has become the month when we show the planet proof of our love and devotion by cleaning up our rooms, as it were, with events all over the Philly metro area on and around April 22, aka Earth Day. Earth Day launched in 1970,...
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Recycling.
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Pat Loeb
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is close to signing a new contract for recycling services that will end the practice of incinerating at least half of what it picks up in curbside recycling, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams told City Council at a budget hearing Wednesday. Like other...
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Every day at 11 a.m., Poppy and Gilly - domestic rats - demonstrate their skills to visitors at KidZooU, the zoo's Children's zoo and education center.
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John McDevitt
January 31, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Have you ever been unsure which recycle receptacle to throw your trash into? The Philadelphia Zoo has some green rats that may be able to help you. Every day at 11 a.m., Poppy and Gilly — domestic rats — demonstrate their skills to visitors at KidZooU, the children's...
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TerraCycle, a Trenton based international recycling firm, founded the new shopping platform with like-minded corporations.
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Kim Glovas
January 24, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An innovative way to encourage reusable packaging has been unveiled at the World Economic Forum in Davos, but it will "go live" in the Philadelphia region in a few months. TerraCycle, a Trenton-based international recycling firm, founded the new shopping platform with...
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The cans, bottles and newspapers you toss in your curbside recycle bin wind up being sorted by human beings.
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Mike DeNardo
January 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The economics of curbside recycling are changing, and industry representatives say there's a cost to doing it incorrectly. You might not realize it, but the cans, bottles and newspapers you toss in your curbside recycle bin wind up being sorted by human beings along a...
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Changes in the recycling market have prompted Philadelphia to temporarily give up on processing at least half of the recyclables it collects at curbside.
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Pat Loeb
December 31, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Streets Department continues to collect recycling from every part of the city, but for the last few months, only about half of it has actually been getting recycled. That's because of a sea change in the recycling market that will mean new rules for...
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