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Wells Fargo Center to Switch to 100 Percent Wind Energy

The Wells Fargo Center — and the Flyers and Sixers games it hosts — will soon make one big leap into the future. The South Philadelphia […]

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Swap Your Single-Use Plastics for These Reusable Bags, Utensils, and More

While we may be in the middle of a war on plastic — this month, Seattle became the first major American city to ban single-use […]


These Philly Leaders Are Nominees for the 2018 SustainPHL Awards

From sustainability visionaries to local environmental heroes, the nominees for this year’s SustainPHL awards have already made enduring impressions on Philadelphia’s sustainability efforts. On Thursday, […]


Meet Ana Caballero, Fork’s Secret Weapon for Sustainability

With the arrival of spring, we here at Foobooz have been thinking a lot about the state of the farm-to-table movement — the trend towards […]


Your Guide to Philly’s Grassfed Beef Boom

This story has been updated. Sure, it’s easy to find organically grown fruits and veggies at your neighborhood farmers’ market, grocery co-op, and even some […]


Philly, It’s Time to Test Your Drinking Water

Even if you don’t live near a Sunoco drilling site, you might be interested in learning what’s in your drinking water. Philadelphia startup Tern Water has officially made their […]


These Businesses Are Nominees for the 2017 SustainPHL Awards

Though President Donald Trump recently announced his decision to pull the U.S. out of the landmark Paris climate deal, the decision hasn’t ruffled Philly businesses […]

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The Best Gift You Can Give Your Greenest Friend

Your great aunt who lives in the ‘burbs and organizes a weekly park cleanup; that Center City church that grows produce to give out to the […]


These Are the Coolest-Looking Fake Christmas Trees Ever

Feel bad about the fact a living, oxygen-releasing tree gets cut down every year just to be propped up in your living room for a few […]


Meet the Co-Founder of “Green Yelp”

It’s not everyday that a college thesis becomes a thriving business. But that’s just what happened to Morgan Berman after she graduated from Philadelphia University in 2014 with […]


Green Roof Incentive Bill Gets Thumbs Up From Council

A photo posted by katep629 (@katep629) on Nov 14, 2015 at 8:33pm PST The newly opened Cira Green in University City sits atop a parking garage between the […]


Sustainable North Philly Building Named “Project of the Year” by U.S. Green Building Council

It seems there’s always more that can be done when it comes to efforts intended to make a city more sustainable,  but it goes without saying […]


Farmhouse Friday: Posh Dwelling Features Passive Solar Designs, Rain-Fed Stream

Trailing on the green heels of that beautiful – not to mention freshly price-chopped –  LEED Plantinum-certified Slusher Residence in Fairmount is this wonderfully unanticipated home: a $1.65 […]


Philly Water Department Calling for Developers to Go Greener

The Philadelphia Water Department has recently enacted new green infrastructure and stormwater regulations that developers must follow if they want to build anew or redevelop existing properties, […]


Green Incentives: New Bill Encourages LEED Silver-Certified Buildings in Philly

Efforts to make Philadelphia greener continue. Currently, for example, having LEED Gold and Platinum certification allows builders within certain zoning districts to increase their height […]