<![CDATA[NBC New York - Green News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/green http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:48:26 -0500 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:48:26 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:36:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/air-pollution-AP7004221649_7.jpg
Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s.

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<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 12:37:08 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/128401773.jpg
A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona State...]]>
<![CDATA[Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 12:58:12 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000003170932_722x406_37270083593.jpg
Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy suppliers.]]>
<![CDATA[State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:13:33 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Slide_aweber.jpg
AWeber Communications headquarters in Chalfont, Bucks County, Pa. isn't your average workplace as it features video games, a pool table and even slides. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports ahead of the ribbon...

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<![CDATA[Junkyard Trash Turns to Art]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:42:18 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/ben+in+trash.JPG
With his castoff treasures rattling in the cart, Ben Cowden wheeled back toward his art studio in San Francisco's Recology Recycling Plant to continue work. Joe Rosato Jr. reports on a man who turns...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 10:17:32 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/meadow.jpg
A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

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<![CDATA[Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green]]> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:49:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/baxter-brewing.jpg
Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his business sustainably, with the help of John Rooks, president of The SOAP Group.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Has The Worst Traffic]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 10:49:47 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/traffic-4.jpg
Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.]]>
<![CDATA[Solar Panels Create a Buzz at NJ School]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 07:42:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/solar+panel+school.jpg
A large solar panel installation on the grounds of a New Jersey school will share space with as many as one million bees in a sustainability initiative that mixes the latest technology with old-fashioned...]]>
<![CDATA[How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 18:20:39 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/143072279.jpg
Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

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<![CDATA[Earth Week: Complete Coverage]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:40:29 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/greenuniversal.jpg
One Small Act]]>
<![CDATA[Teaching Kids to Recycle]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:30:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/recyclekidsgreen_722x406_2221795961.jpg
You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth]]>
<![CDATA[See Green by Going Green]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 18:44:21 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BAQUEROCONSUMERGOGREEN_3875775_722x406_2167816729.jpg
It is easy to help the environment, and your budget, especially when it comes to preparing your home for the winter. We have tips from the folks at Good Housekeeping.]]>
<![CDATA[Bottoms Up: Energy Exec Drinks Fracking Fluid]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2011 06:07:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP061130045067.jpg
Halliburton says its new concoction is safe enough to chug.

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<![CDATA[New Steam Engine May Revolutionize Transportation]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:19:26 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/steam_engine_042211_722x406_1893790479.jpg
A company is testing a steam engine they say is compact, powerful and more efficient than a internal combustion engine.]]>
<![CDATA[Survey: Recession Changed US Energy Habits]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:18:07 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/light_off_042111_722x406_1893790595.jpg
As Americans tried to find ways to save money, energy use decreased, according to a new survey.]]>
<![CDATA[Recycling the Unrecyclable]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 07:16:31 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/no+recycle.jpg
If you're not convinced nuclear power can be clean and green, what about recycling? Check out Terracycle, a New Jersey company that's all about recycling the unrecyclable. (http://www.Terracycle.net).]]>
<![CDATA[Teen's Prom Dress Weaved From Starburst Wrappers]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 10:57:11 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/starburst_promdress_042011_722x406_1890866038.jpg
Tara Frey's outfit for the big dance took six years to make and is made almost entirely from candy wrappers.]]>
<![CDATA["E-Cycling" Takes Care of Unwanted Gadgets]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 10:28:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/electronic_recycling_042011_722x406_1890840208.jpg
If you want to get rid of an old TV, computer or other electronic device, there are better options than the landfill.]]>
<![CDATA[Be Green with Your Beauty Routine]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 08:31:45 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TARANTALGREENPRODUCTFINALDEVOE_31178751_722x406_1889714897.jpg
Keep the Earth beautiful while you beautify yourself. Erika Tarantal explains how]]>
<![CDATA[American Airlines Aims High With Recycling Program]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:48:06 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/american_airlines_041911.jpg
Windows, magazines, carpets, pillows and blankets and, of course, cans, are all targets of the company's effort to reuse and recycle.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Organic Farm Sprouts Up in Brooklyn]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:43:30 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/organic_farm_greenpoint_041911.jpg
"If you're going to have a sustainable city, you're going to have to go back to growing things as close to where people live as you possible can," says Bennet Wilson of Tenth Acre Farms.

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<![CDATA[High Fashion Recyclable Jewelry]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 11:48:51 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/recyclablejewelry_722x406.jpg
High fashion doesn't have to leave a footprint -- and green can be glitzy. Check out what these designers have to say about environmental jewelry design.]]>
<![CDATA[Interactive Lung T-Shirt Changes Color Around Pollution]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:27:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pollutiontee.jpg
Interactive T-shirts featuring the heart and lungs change color amid cigarette smoke and air pollution, calling attention to possible damage done by the toxins.]]>