<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - Green News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/green http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.com en-us Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:57:03 -0400 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:57:03 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[International Science Fair Attracts Local Students]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 05:15:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/isef.jpg
Go anywhere in the world in scientific circles and mention "ISEF", and immediately, the researchers, teachers, and students will know what you're talking about: The Intel International Science and...]]>
<![CDATA[Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:36:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/air-pollution-AP7004221649_7.jpg
Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:37:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/128401773.jpg
A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they use to clean customers' cars — all without soap. An environmental engineer at Arizona...]]>
<![CDATA[Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:58:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/WRC_0000000003170932_722x406_37270083593.jpg
Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitches promise to save you money. They are called alternative energy]]>
<![CDATA[State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 15:13:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Slide_aweber.jpg
AWeber Communications headquarters in Chalfont, Bucks County, Pa. isn't your average workplace as it features video games, a pool table and even slides. NBC10's Jesse Gary reports ahead of the...

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<![CDATA[Junkyard Trash Turns to Art]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:42:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/160*120/ben+in+trash.JPG
With his castoff treasures rattling in the cart, Ben Cowden wheeled back toward his art studio in San Francisco's Recology Recycling Plant to continue work. Joe Rosato Jr. reports on a man who...

Photo Credit: Joe Rosato Jr.]]>
<![CDATA[Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:17:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/meadow.jpg
A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green]]> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:49:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/baxter-brewing.jpg
Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his business sustainably, with the help of John Rooks, president of The SOAP Group.]]>
<![CDATA[D.C. Has The Worst Traffic]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:49:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/traffic-4.jpg
Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.]]>
<![CDATA[Program Ships Fresh Veggies to Members]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 12:45:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/resized+tomatoes.jpg
Teena’s Pride packs boxes of produce and ships them to distribution points from South Miami to Aventura]]>
<![CDATA[Community-Based Group Teaches About Organic Foods]]> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:35:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/organic-food.jpg
Stanford University researchers found “organic” doesn’t necessarily mean “healthier”]]>
<![CDATA[Miami's Design District To Get A Makeover]]> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 13:28:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/design+district.jpg
Miami's Design Destrict will receive a fashionable transformation into a luxury promenade with cafes, plazas and fashion stores.

Photo Credit: DACRA]]>
<![CDATA[Self-Sustaining Farm in Homestead Helping Homeless]]> Fri, 18 May 2012 08:17:09 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/051812+homestead+homeless+farm.jpg
Some 500 formerly homeless people live and work on a self-sustaining farm in Homestead.

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<![CDATA[How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/143072279.jpg
Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without sounding like a nag? Watch how to be environmentally friendly without offending your friends!...

Photo Credit: Getty Images/PhotoAlto]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Week: Complete Coverage]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:40:29 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/greenuniversal.jpg
One Small Act]]>
<![CDATA[Teaching Kids to Recycle]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:30:34 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/recyclekidsgreen_722x406_2221795961.jpg
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]]>
<![CDATA[Greenest Home Is a First in Miami Beach]]> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 09:43:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/111711+miami+beach+green+home.jpg
Imagine having a four-bedroom house with a pool and not paying a dime on your electric bill.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Start-Up Pushes Better Oil Trap]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 19:29:37 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2011-10-24-19h23m09s151.png
Local retiree says his oil trap can do what booms and dispersants couldn't when the BP spill devastated the Gulf in 2010]]>
<![CDATA[Cousteau Family Makes Historic Appearance]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 22:09:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2011-10-19-23h40m37s21.png
For the first time ever the family of famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau appeared together on one stage to discuss the legacy of their father and grandfather -- and it happened in Downtown Miami at the Society...]]>
<![CDATA[Dry Cleaner Released Toxic Chemicals: Report]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 16:34:44 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/100511+dry+cleaners+generic.jpg
The DOH released a new health report concerning the site of a dry cleaning business that polluted an area of South Florida for years.

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<![CDATA[Everglades Restoration Monitoring Slashed]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:16:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/227*120/everglades-0223.jpg
State and federal officials say they're committed to spending $14 billion to restore the Everglades, but the research program that monitors conditions to see if restoration is working is being slashed 71 percent...

Photo Credit: Marisa Matluck]]>
<![CDATA[Energy Star Rebate Program Underway]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:52:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-energy-star-01.jpg
$800,000 in rebates are up for grabs on Energy Star-rated refrigerators and washers

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<![CDATA[Giant Snails Spreading Through Miami-Dade]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:24:31 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/125078030_10.jpg
At least 7,000 Giant African land snails have been located in parts of Miami since discovered on September 8th

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Embargo Could Prevent Spill Containment if Cuban Oil Drilling Goes Wrong]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:30:41 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/cuba+oil+florida.jpg
Cuba plans to drill for oil just 80 miles from Florida's coast -- but there are political obstacles with plans to protect our coast in case of a spill.]]>