recycling

Philly Goat Project volunteers brought goats to the Awbury Arboretum in a Christmas tree recycling effort, feeding the trees to the goats.
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John McDevitt
January 11, 2020 - 4:43 pm
A Christmas tree recycling effort drew hundreds to West Oak Lane, as the trees became dinner for a bunch of goats. Read more here.
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Christmas trees recycled to protect sand dunes on Brigantine beaches.
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David Madden
January 11, 2020 - 9:05 am
By now, most of us have dealt with the natural Christmas tree that brought so much holiday cheer at home but has outlived its usefulness. Or has it? Read more here.
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Christmas tree ready for disposal...or recycling.
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Charlotte Reese
December 30, 2019 - 4:30 am
If you haven't thrown out your Christmas tree yet, it can be goat food, mulch or help restore the Jersey shore. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Daddy University's Joel Austin, Tildie's Toybox owner Michelle Gillen-Doobrajh, and psychologist Rory Cohen.
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Flashpoint
December 15, 2019 - 8:55 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about gender-neutral parenting. Read more here.
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Reinberger Nut Butter, which is sold on Loop.
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Kim Glovas
December 01, 2019 - 4:30 am
A revolutionary way to avoid disposable consumer containers is getting a foothold in Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Piano
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Rasa Kaye
November 25, 2019 - 4:11 pm
Painstaking restoration keeps historic instruments — as well as pianos with more humble pedigrees — in the hands of musicians and out of landfills. Read more here.
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Waste Watchers
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Rasa Kaye
November 07, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Recycling is an ongoing challenge, especially at big public events. Garbage going in — in the form of single-use plastics — definitely means more garbage coming out. But some event organizers are spearheading disposal in the right direction. Read more here.
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Crushed plastic bottles sit in a bale following sorting at the Mid-America Recycling plant, in Lincoln, Neb.
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 10:12 am
Every year, an estimated 100 billion plastic bottles are produced in the U.S., the bulk of which come from three of America's biggest beverage companies: Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Keurig Dr. Pepper. The problem? Only one-third of those bottles get recycled; the rest end up in the trash.
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Pumpkins
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Rasa Kaye
October 14, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Ah, the joys of fall. Pumpkins, sweaters — pumpkins made from sweaters. Get the details here.
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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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