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Va. Wildlife Center: Not Enough Rescue Workers in the Gulf

Updated: 06/16/2010 - The president of the Virginia Wildlife Center in Waynesboro, Ed Clark, just got back from a trip to the Gulf where he got a rare firsthand look at how the oil spill is impacting wildlife there. Clark says most animals aren't getting the care they need because there just aren't enough rescue workers.

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Free Christmas Tree Recycling

Updated: 01/09/2010 - People who live in Charlottesville can get their old trees picked up to be recycled for free. Trees need to be curbside early on Monday morning.

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Airlines to Seek to Boost Market for BIofuels

Posted: 12/15/2009 - Fifteen airlines say they've signed memorandums of understandings that could lead to the purchase of hundreds of millions of gallons of fuel made from either coal or camolina, a weed that's a cousin to canola.

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Recycling Corks Possible in Charlottesville

Updated: 12/08/2009 - Putting a cork in it is the idea behind new recycling boxes sprouting up at local stores. You'll see cork recycling boxes at Foods of All Nations and other stores. The idea came from the conservation-minded people at the Carpet Plus Store.

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Robert Kennedy Jr. Calls Mountaintop Removal Mining A Crime

Posted: 12/07/2009 - At an environmental rally in West Virginia, Robert Kennedy Jr. says mountaintop removal mining is a crime, and if Americans could see it, there would be a revolution. Meanwhile, about 200 coal miners and truck drivers drove near the protest site, heckling the rally.

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EPA: Greenhouse Gases Endanger Human Health

Posted: 12/07/2009 - The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded greenhouse gases are endangering people's health and must be regulated, signaling that the Obama administration is prepared to contain global warming without congressional action if necessary.

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Virginia Environmental Group Releases New Report

Updated: 11/24/2009 - Environmental groups and local activists are releasing a report on how nuclear power will hurt the country's ability to fight global warming. They want the Senate to focus on facilitating energy efficiency, not nuclear power.

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Eco-Friendly House Heads Home in Charlottesville

Updated: 07/30/2013 - An eco-friendly house is on the move in Charlottesville. University of Virginia Engineering and Architecture students designed and built the energy efficient home for Habitat for Humanity, and now it's heading home.

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Charlottesville Installs LED Street Lights

Updated: 10/06/2009 - Changes to Charlottesville's street lights could save energy and benefit drivers. Crews blocked off a portion of McIntire Road Tuesday morning to install two new LED, environmentally-friendly street lights.

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Cleanest Air in Virginia This Summer

Posted: 10/02/2009 - Virginia is earning accolades for its quality of air. Governor Tim Kaine announced significant improvements in Virginia’s air quality during the past decade. The summer of 2009 was the cleanest on record.

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Earth Facts

Updated: 03/24/2009 - Facts about our earth and Mother Nature ...

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The History of Earth Day

Updated: 04/06/2010 - Every year, on April 22nd, Earth Day commences and reminds us to remember the pioneers who began the modern environmental movement in 1970 ...

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Green Glossary

Updated: 11/09/2009 - Getting confused about all the different green terms, certifications, and logos? The Rochester Institute of Technology has created a guide that will help you determine what's what when Going Green!

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Related Green Resources

Updated: 11/09/2009 - Find more helpful links and tools to learn how you and your family can Go Green!

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Gas Saving Tips

Updated: 04/09/2010 - Whether you are shopping for a new car or just trying to maintain the one you have, you can take some steps to get the best mileage out of your gas purchases. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, offers these tips to use fuel efficiently ...

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Recycling

Updated: 04/09/2010 - Recycling is a series of activities that includes collecting recyclable materials that would otherwise be considered waste, sorting and processing recyclables into raw materials such as fibers, and manufacturing raw materials into new products.

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Green Living: Green Living Toolkit

Updated: 04/09/2010 - Get the tips and tools you need to help bring a little green into your life. Check out the Natural Resources Defense Council's guide to saving energy, protecting your health, giving green gifts and more.

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Environmental Shopping Tips

Updated: 11/09/2009 - Learn about various products on the market that are environmentally friendly!

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Energy Saving Tips

Updated: 11/09/2009 - Change your habits, and save money!

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