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Sustainability

Ray’s Reusables Brings Sustainable Shopping to Northern Liberties

In March, Ray Daly opened her first brick and mortar store, Ray’s Reusables, at 935 N. 2nd St in Northern Liberties after running her business on the road as Philadelphia’s first mobile refill shop. “In 2020, I turned a cargo van into a traveling eco-store, bringing reusable, low-waste products to farmers’ markets in East Falls and Fairmount,” said Daly. (read more…)

Love Where You Live: Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day

This year, celebrate Valentine’s Day in a way that expresses your love for our planet. Instead of roses, consider giving personal experiences like a painting or cooking class. Support local businesses, and look for ways to improve the area where you live.

Sustainable New Year

We know how difficult it is to keep resolutions as the weeks go by, so we narrowed it down to three categories (dress, dine, and clean) to encourage you to make better, more sustainable choices throughout the New Year.

Holiday Sustainability Tips

Celebrate the joys of the season while keeping the environment in mind. Here are some tips for a more sustainable holiday.

5 Energy-Efficient Home Improvements To Consider

Fall is the time to evaluate your home’s energy efficiency and make changes to shrink your carbon footprint, reduce climate change and lower your costs in the long run.

6 Ways To Be More Sustainable This Fall

Fall offers an opportunity to recommit to sustainability in your home. Whether you embark upon major improvements or small changes, every step you take helps Philly get closer to its zero-waste goal. See how many of the below energy-saving solutions you can check off your list.

Remark Glass: Raise Your Glass to Zero Waste

If you rinse every glass jar and bottle before placing it in your recycling bin, we have some bad news. Only 33% of that glass is actually recycled. The rest ends up in landfills. Now for the good news. Sister companies, Remark Glass and Bottle Underground, are determined to close the loop and make Philly a national leader in (read more…)

Cycling In The City

May is National Bike Month and Philly cyclists have reasons to celebrate. Our City has made biking safer and more accessible thanks to the lobbying efforts of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and Mayor Jim Kenney. We applaud these efforts because biking is good for the environment, your health, and your wallet. Whether you are a novice or (read more…)

Your Guide to Earth Day: 15 Things To Do For Earth Day in Philadelphia

The theme of Earth Day 2021 is “Together, We Can Restore Our Earth, ” and we couldn’t agree more with the sentiment behind it. While there are many ways to participate in Earth Day, by coming together with a common goal we can collectively contribute to making our city more sustainable and beautiful. This year consider participating in one (read more…)

PHS South St Pop Up Garden Returns

Do you want butterflies with that? The answer is yes at Philadelphia Horticultural Society’s PHS Pop Up Garden, 1438 South Street, opening April 1, 2021. This is the fourth year PHS’s urban oasis of lush foliage, tasty food, and drink is sponsored by Solo Real Estate.  “We have partnered with PHS South Street Pop Up since 2018,” said Solo (read more…)