<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Green News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/green http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:05:02 -0700 Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:05:02 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 09:36:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[California Drivers Use Fuel Made From Trash]]> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:07:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/toppix-23.jpg
A growing number of vehicles in California are relying on a surprising energy source to get around: trash. The methane gas drained from landfill waste is cheaper and cleaner than gasoline.

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 10:37:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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...]]>
<![CDATA[Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:58:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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]]>
<![CDATA[State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 12:13:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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...

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<![CDATA[Junkyard Trash Turns to Art]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 10:42:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 08:17:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/meadow.jpg
A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green]]> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:49:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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[San Juan Capistrano Courts Cliff Swallows]]> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:08:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/missioncliffswallow.jpg
San Juan Capistrano is trying to bring back the tiny swallows that once came to the coastal city's historic mission every March, prompting tourists to flock there on St. Joseph's Day.

Photo Credit: Photograph courtesy of Mission San Juan Capistrano]]>
<![CDATA[LA High School Students Win $100K for River Project]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:38:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SAM_04421.JPG
A group of Los Angeles high school students and their project on improving LA River water quality bested thousands of other schools nationwide, winning more than $100,000 in prizes.

Photo Credit: Jomel Villamil]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Has The Worst Traffic]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:49:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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[Helium Shortage Threatens More Than Balloons]]> Fri, 25 May 2012 19:29:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/9752940_N5PPKGHELIUMSHORTAGE_722x406_20714285.jpg
A helium shortage is threatening more than just the supply of balloons.]]>
<![CDATA[Electric Motorcycles: The New Green Machines ]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 17:08:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Electric+Motorcycle+cropped.jpg
A new bike is showing motorcycle enthusiasts that they no longer have to sacrifice performance for environmental efficiency.

Photo Credit: Electric Motorcycle]]>
<![CDATA[How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:20:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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!...

Photo Credit: Getty Images/PhotoAlto]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Week: Complete Coverage]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:40:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/greenuniversal.jpg
One Small Act]]>
<![CDATA[Teaching Kids to Recycle]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:30:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.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[Growing an Environmentally Green Garden]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:40:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/gardening+2.jpg
Water wise gardening is becoming more than just a trend among the green thumbed. Experts say it is good for the environment, good for the pocketbook and easy on the eyes - creating a lush and lovely...]]>
<![CDATA[Palm Rustlers Don't Pay a Dime for Damages]]> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 11:11:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Palm+Rustlers+still+1.JPG
A local nonprofit slapped with a $450,000 lawsuit for removing palm trees from an LA freeway won’t have to pay a cent in damages, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill for damages caused by the removal, NBC4...]]>
<![CDATA[Q&A: "Greenie" Creates Market With a Twist]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:30:29 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/196*120/ranasabeh-1.jpg
NBC LA recently chatted with Rana Sabeh, OC Green Market founder and organizer, about her passion for sharing her green lifestyle with others.]]>
<![CDATA[Recycling Electronics for Charity]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 18:11:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/108037884.jpg
Proceeds from recycled and refurbished electronics collected at Studio City event will go to six charities.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[State Sues Alleged "Palm Rustlers"]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:15:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/Palm+Rustlers+still+1.JPG
The state of California has filed a civil suit against a ring of alleged "palm rustlers", that it claims stole palm trees from public land along the Santa Monica Freeway.]]>
<![CDATA[Three Women Create Sandwich Bag Alternative]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 15:00:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Sandwich+Bag.jpg
Jennie Stoller is a Silver Lake mother who got tired of throwing out yet another plastic bag from her children's school lunches. She and two other mothers came up with Lunchskins, designed to replace...]]>
<![CDATA[LA Auto Show: Green Car of the Year Finalists]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 11:58:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/autoshow-cng-fuel-green-car.jpg
A look at the different technologies that go into the five finalists for Green Car of the Year at the LA Auto Show, Nov. 18-27.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>