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This new tool will help Philly-area bikers find routes with less traffic purpose

May 20, 2021 9:58 am

This new tool will help Philly-area bikers find routes with less traffic

Web designer Corey Acri partnered with the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission to produce Ruti, which is described as mimicking "the friendly bike route advice of an experienced bike riding friend."
PAR-Recycle Works continues to collect e-waste and transform lives at its new Hunting Park facility purpose

Apr. 26, 2021 2:23 pm

PAR-Recycle Works continues to collect e-waste and transform lives at its new Hunting Park facility

"We are a non-traditional transitional employer. Yes, we offer returning citizens sustainable employment, but we don’t just stop there," says General Manager Maurice Q. Jones.
What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis? purpose

Apr. 7, 2021 3:27 pm

What does education have to do with action — in the face of the climate crisis?

Local universities and schools offer open access teaching resources and frameworks for environmental sustainability and resilience, says columnist Eric Hartman.
What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania? purpose

Mar. 9, 2021 10:22 am

What’s excellent global education, and where is it happening in Pennsylvania?

"Thinking globally requires wrestling with the way injustice and inequity stemming from historic exclusion and patterns of colonization is embedded in the very structures of every local place," says columnist Eric Hartman.
SBN is helping local independent businesses rebuild with equity and climate resilience purpose

Dec. 22, 2020 8:51 am

SBN is helping local independent businesses rebuild with equity and climate resilience

The next workshop in the organization's Rebuilding program series looks at responsible supply chains for local businesses and takes place Feb. 10.
‘Dangerous’ bicyclists are change agents, building a healthy and sustainable region purpose

Sep. 11, 2019 12:13 pm

‘Dangerous’ bicyclists are change agents, building a healthy and sustainable region

If Americans cut their driving by just 10%, the annual benefits would be equivalent to taking 28 coal-fired power plants off-line, says guest columnist Eric Hartman. Bicyclists "are the change."
Climate change at the forefront of the 2019 SustainPHL Awards purpose

Aug. 9, 2019 8:00 am

Climate change at the forefront of the 2019 SustainPHL Awards

The fourth annual ceremony honored individuals, businesses, nonprofits and government agencies working towards a more sustainable Philly.
That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May purpose

May 28, 2019 8:02 am

That thing you do: What happened around Philly in May

Nonprofits and businesses across the city were busy making their presence felt this past month.
Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly results

Apr. 18, 2019 10:51 am

Knight Foundation releases report assessing Civic Commons efforts in 5 cities, including Philly

The initiative was piloted in Philadelphia in 2015 with $11 million in support from Knight and the William Penn Foundation.
The radical act of thinking globally — at home purpose

Mar. 7, 2019 11:36 am

The radical act of thinking globally — at home

"We in the suburbs, whether in Villanova or Haverford, are quite close to the city — and also deeply separated. A planetary health lens requires us to understand our interdependence, and to do community-building and world-building."

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