<![CDATA[NBC Connecticut - Green News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/green http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC_Connecticut.png NBC Connecticut http://www.nbcconnecticut.comen-usWed, 25 May 2016 10:55:46 -0400Wed, 25 May 2016 10:55:46 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution ]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:36:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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.

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<![CDATA[Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:37:08 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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 State...]]>
<![CDATA[Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?]]> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:58:12 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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 suppliers.]]>
<![CDATA[State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides]]> Wed, 01 May 2013 15:13:33 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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 ribbon...

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<![CDATA[Junkyard Trash Turns to Art]]> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 13:42:18 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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 turns...

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

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<![CDATA[Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green]]> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:49:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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.nbcconnecticut.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[UConn Gets New Fuel Cell]]> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:49:30 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/UCONNFUELPIC_722x406_2227487438.jpg
The new fuel cell unit will cut the university's carbon output equivalent to removing 110 cars from the road each year.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging]]> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:20:39 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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!...

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<![CDATA[Henry Abbott Tech Wins Green Contest]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:38:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/greenschoolpic_722x406_2223331881.jpg
Henry Abbott Tech in Danbury is the latest school that to be installing the panels after winning Connecticut Light and Power's Live Green-Win Green contest.]]>
<![CDATA[Earth Week]]> Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:55:58 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/dreamitgreenitlogo.gif
Celebrate Earth Week with NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Teaching Kids to Recycle]]> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:30:34 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.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[High-Tech Hiking]]> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:04:35 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/etrailhead+QR+codes.jpg
You can find the codes at four trail heads the Forest and Park Association maintains.]]>
<![CDATA[Bottoms Up: Energy Exec Drinks Fracking Fluid]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2011 07:07:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/AP061130045067.jpg
Halliburton says its new concoction is safe enough to chug.

<![CDATA[Kids Cultivate Green Thumbs at Bloomfield Camp]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 09:39:13 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gardening+camp_722-406.jpg
Kids are working down the farm, learning the in and outs of gardening as part of the summer education program at the picturesque Auer Farm in Bloomfield.]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Camps Teaches Kids Gardening]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:01:41 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/gardening_722x406_2071998650.jpg
Nature is the classroom for students at a science-enrichment program in Bloomfield. They are learning the science of gardening.]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands Turn Out for Ecycling Drive]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:23:52 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/ecycingeventstill_722x406_1897064410.jpg
Cars streamed into two locations as people turned in old electronic devices to be recycled Saturday.]]>
<![CDATA[New Steam Engine May Revolutionize Transportation]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:19:26 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/steam_engine_042211_722x406_1893790479.jpg
A company is testing a steam engine they say is compact, powerful and more efficient than a internal combustion engine.]]>
<![CDATA[Survey: Recession Changed US Energy Habits]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:18:07 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/light_off_042111_722x406_1893790595.jpg
As Americans tried to find ways to save money, energy use decreased, according to a new survey.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen's Prom Dress Weaved From Starburst Wrappers]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:57:11 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/starburst_promdress_042011_722x406_1890866038.jpg
Tara Frey's outfit for the big dance took six years to make and is made almost entirely from candy wrappers.]]>
<![CDATA["E-Cycling" Takes Care of Unwanted Gadgets]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 11:28:06 -0400 http://media.nbcconnecticut.com/images/213*120/electronic_recycling_042011_722x406_1890840208.jpg
If you want to get rid of an old TV, computer or other electronic device, there are better options than the landfill.]]>