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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

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 Engelman,

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2012

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental waste.

Sunday, Nov 20, 2011

Largest Bike Garage in the Nation Open for Business

Largest Bike Garage in the Nation Open for Business

Riders in Santa Monica will be able to valet park, repair, and rent bicycles in the newest, largest secure parking facility of its kind in the nation on Monday.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Natural Gas Civic Wins Green Car of Year

Natural Gas Civic Wins Green Car of Year

The car has been around since 1998, but this fifth-generation model is a step up from its predecessors.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Three Women Create Sandwich Bag Alternative

Three Women Create Sandwich Bag Alternative

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 the...

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Recycling For Rewards

Recycling For Rewards

This mom paid for her 2-week long getaway to Italy simply by recycling! Learn how you can grab cash the green way.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

Recycling Your Way to Italy

Recycling Your Way to Italy

A Sherman Oaks woman just returned from a trip to Italy, which she paid for with money she made recycling bottles and cans.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

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Firefighters Rescue Gravely Injured Couple in House Fire

Firefighters Rescue Gravely Injured Couple in House Fire

A couple were injured in a Sun Valley house fire on Saturday. Firefighters said the fire started in the attic before spreading to the rest of the house.

5 Possible Trades for Dodgers by Aug. 1 Deadline

5 Possible Trades for Dodgers by Aug. 1 Deadline

With the trade deadline less than 40 hours away, we take a look at five potential trades the Los Angeles Dodgers could make by Aug. 1

Woman Grazed by Bullet While Riding Bus in South LA

Woman Grazed by Bullet While Riding Bus in South LA

A woman was shot while riding a bus in South Los Angeles Saturday, after someone fired shots from outside, authorities said.

A Glimpse at What the Olympic Games Could Look Like in LA

A Glimpse at What the Olympic Games Could Look Like in LA

Renderings of a modernized LA Memorial Coliseum and an aquatic center for the 2024 Olympic Games were released Saturday by the Los Angeles 2024 candidature committee.

Army Father Blasts Trump for Criticizing Wife

Army Father Blasts Trump for Criticizing Wife

The father of a Muslim American army captain blasted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for accusing him of not allowing his wife to speak during his emotional speech at the Democratic National...

Allred's Daughter Buys LA 'Murder House'

Allred's Daughter Buys LA 'Murder House'

A couple has bought a storied "murder house" that has been the subject of urban myth and a dark chapter in Los Angeles history for decades.