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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.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2011

Rent-A-Trees for True Green Christmas

Rent-A-Trees for True Green Christmas

More and more Christmas celebrants are renting trees.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Solyndra Soils Green Lending

Solyndra Soils Green Lending

NBC Bay Area's Brent Cannon talks about the Solyndra hearings with the leader of an organization helping fund innovative, green startups.

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

The First Commercial U.S. Biofuled Flight

The First Commercial U.S. Biofuled Flight

Scott Budman takes us on a tour of the United flight using biofuel.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

Happy America Recycles Day

Happy America Recycles Day

Today is America Recycles Day, and in honor of the nationwide event, San Leandro officials are encouraging residents to recycle items beyond the usual aluminum can or glass bottle.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

Top Stories
Police Investigating Stabbing Homicide in South Bay

Police Investigating Stabbing Homicide in South Bay

San Jose police officials are investigating a Sunday morning stabbing that left one man dead.

Police Officer Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting

Police Officer Injured in Officer-Involved Shooting

An officer in Oakland was injured during an officer-involved shooting Saturday evening, according to police.

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 Help Clear the Shelters

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 Help Clear the Shelters

NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 have teamed up with more than 45 animal shelters in the Bay Area, and kicked off the second annual Clear the Shelters event.

How Therapy Animals Transform Our Lives

How Therapy Animals Transform Our Lives

From shy young students to hospital patients to stressed out travelers, the SF SPCA’s Animal Assisted Therapy programs are helping people in need

Ambassador Stevens' Mom to GOP: Stop Exploiting His Name

Ambassador Stevens' Mom to GOP: Stop Exploiting His Name

The mother of the U.S. ambassador killed in the 2012 attack in Benghazi has asked that Donald Trump and the Republican Party to stop the "opportunistic and cynical" use of her son's name and death. "As...

45K Pets Find Homes Through Clear the Shelters

45K Pets Find Homes Through Clear the Shelters

Tilda the pug terrier mix, Charizard the iguana, Rose the Huskie and more than 20,000 other animals found new homes on Saturday as NBC’s pet adoption drive emptied shelters across the country. More than 45,000...