In It Together
Local activist and entrepreneur Judy Wicks’ newest project aims to unite and strengthen our state’s regional economies. It could be just what we all need in this time of climate—and coronavirus—crisis.
(Environmental) Justice for All
North Philly’s Serenity Soular is training workers and installing solar panels in communities hardest hit by climate change
One Man’s Trash…
The Energy Co-Op in Mount Airy turns Philly’s garbage into renewable energy. Now it’s available to all Philadelphians
Live a Greener Life
We lay out 16-plus ways to live a more eco-friendly life in Philadelphia—from how to get and plant free trees to tips on composting and recycling
Roadblocking the War on Litter
Are city rules unintentionally creating more litter?
Citizens of the Week: Kim Celano and Phillip Smith
Two student advocates launched Free Food @ Temple to decrease campus waste and help hungry students find a meal
Business for Good: The Fruit Hackers
Philly-based Strella Biotech aims to eliminate food waste, a major factor in climate change—and save food distributors hundreds of thousands of dollars
Can Big Money Rescue the Climate?
Fixing the environment is a moral—and financial—imperative. Already, Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director notes, 2020 is proving transformative