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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San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee
San Francisco Honors Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

A procession took late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee from a Daly City funeral home to City Hall early Friday. Lee will lie in state at the City Hall rotunda from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Second Swimmer Attacked by Sea Lion in San Francisco Bay
Second Swimmer Attacked by Sea Lion in San Francisco Bay

The Golden Gate National Park Service is closing San Francisco's Aquatic Park to swimmers after a second sea lion attack Friday. San Francisco Fire officials told the public to avoid the area after a second sea...

Coast Guardsman Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment
Coast Guardsman Found Not Guilty of Child Endangerment

United States Coast Guardsman was found not guilty on multiple counts of child endangerment by a military judge Thursday in connection to the death of his three-year-old daughter more than six years ago.

Low Humidity, Gusty Winds Trigger Bay Area Red Flag Warning
Low Humidity, Gusty Winds Trigger Bay Area Red Flag Warning

A Red Flag Warning in effect for gusty winds and low humidity across most of the Bay Area from 10 p.m. Friday through 10 a.m. Sunday.

School Board Trustee Accused of Stealing Bond Measure Funds
School Board Trustee Accused of Stealing Bond Measure Funds

A longtime San Jose school board member is accused of swindling nearly $30,000 from school bond measure funds, prosecutors said.

With Rubio, Corker Onboard, GOP Finalizes Huge Tax Package
With Rubio, Corker Onboard, GOP Finalizes Huge Tax Package

Republicans solidified support for their major overhaul of the nation's tax laws Friday, securing endorsements from wavering senators as they pushed to muscle their bill through Congress next week and give...