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    Julie Hancher

    Julie Hancher

    About Julie Hancher

    Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake.

    Green Philly 2017 Recap

    December 14, 20170

    Can you believe 2017 is almost complete? (And we survived!) This was quite the big year for Green Philly, as…

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    Protected Bike Lanes Announced on South Street

    December 13, 20170

    One (tiny) win for safer streets in Philadelphia! City officials announced plans to construct a protected bike lane on South Street…

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    The Procrastinator’s Green Gift Guide 2017

    December 12, 20170

    The holidays are right around the corner! Still searching for thoughtful gifts for your family, friends or colleagues? We have…

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    Kenney & 21 US Mayors Signed on to Keep EV Tax Credit

    December 11, 20170

    Oh, the 2017 tax bill. Currently, there’s an Electric Vehicle (EV) tax credit (Section 30D) that allows consumers to claim…

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    Safe Streets Pt 2: 7 Requests from the Bicycle Coalition & Petition

    December 1, 20172

    Yesterday, we shared our 8 wishes for Philadelphia’s biking infrastructure. Today, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia made 7 demands…

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    8 Ways Philly Could Make Streets (and Biking) Safer

    November 30, 20178

    On Tuesday morning, 24-year old bicyclist Emily Fredricks was killed by a person driving a sanitation truck at 11th and…

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    Aramark Debuts 1st Compostable Peanut Bag

    November 21, 20170

    In sustainability, small changes can equal big wins. For Aramark, change starts with peanuts. Appropriately announced in Citizens Bank Park at…

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    Introducing Philacycle: the New City Recycling Program

    November 16, 20170

    Mayor Kenney, Philadelphia Streets Department, and Recyclebank announced Philacycle, the newest program to get the city to Zero Waste. Philacycle: Helping…

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    Office of Sustainability Releases Energy Plan to reduce 80% CO2 for All

    November 14, 20170

    Finally, the City of Philadelphia has revealed how we can all get on board with the Paris Climate Agreement. Recently,…

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    Easy & FREE Philadelphia Recycling Guide is HERE!

    November 8, 20172

    Not sure what goes into your blue Philadelphia single-stream* recycling bin? You’re not alone! And we get it – you…

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