Green Week - NBC Bay Area
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.

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.

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