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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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First Stop for the Obamas: Palm Springs

First Stop for the Obamas: Palm Springs

President Barack Obama promised to take his family someplace warm after he leaves office at the end of this week.

Drug Tunnels Unfilled on Mexico Side of US Border: Report

Drug Tunnels Unfilled on Mexico Side of US Border: Report

When border officials find drug tunnels that lead to the U.S., they are filled with cement and sealed off. But that doesn’t necessarily seal off their future use. According to a report by the Los Angeles Times...

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President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material. Manning — then known as Bradley — was locked...

'Apprentice' Contestant Files Defamation Suit Against Trump

'Apprentice' Contestant Files Defamation Suit Against Trump

A former contestant on "The Apprentice" who accused President-elect Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual behavior announced plans to file a lawsuit against the ex-reality show star.

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a...

Janet Napolitano Hospitalized for Cancer Treatment

Janet Napolitano Hospitalized for Cancer Treatment

The University of California says President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary, is undergoing treatment for cancer and is hospitalized with complications.