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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 eco-friendly wine and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Pounce DeLeon.

    How to Help Sustainability Grow: Nic Esposito’s SustainPHL 2016

    February 17, 20170

    Kindling catches on to build a fire, eh? We’ve all been there – making an effort to bike in this…

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    Rain Check: How to get FREE Rain Barrels through Philly Water

    January 30, 20170

    People can be a little like squirrels: when cold weather creeps in, we pack up the summer clothes, cover up the…

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    How to Affect Climate Policy in 2017: A Guide from Senator Casey & Experts

    January 27, 20170

    PennEnvironment hosted a forum The Future of Climate Action in 2017: a discussion with Senator Bob Casey last evening, along with…

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    Can You Recycle Egg Cartons in Philadelphia

    January 25, 20170

    Whether you buy your eggs from the farmer’s market or grocery store, you might want to think carefully about the packaging.…

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    Trump & GOP Coming to PHL to Talk ACA – What You Can Do

    January 24, 20170

    For those of you who are still high off the Women’s March – or perhaps feeling FOMO from missing it,…

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    What You Won’t Read about the Women’s March Elsewhere

    January 24, 20171

    A world united in solidarity. Marchers in DC literally broke the internet. People in Antartica with photobombing penguins marched for…

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    Standing up for Sustainability: Women’s March on Washington & Philly

    January 20, 20170

    Today, the unthinkable happened. Tomorrow, we march. We’re marching on Washington tomorrow because climate change is real. We’ve fought for…

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    How Energy Efficiency can Alleviate Philly’s Poverty Problem

    January 19, 20170

    Guest post by Mei Chung How are public health, energy efficiency, and poverty connected? The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA), recently…

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    You’re Doing Trash Day Wrong: Philly Trash Pickup Rules

    January 18, 20170

    Did you know you can get FINED for using a paper bag for recycling? SWEEP, Streets & Walkways Education and Enforcement…

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    Veganuary + Pizza = Heaven

    January 17, 20170

    While you’re debating what to stick in your mouth, we have another idea for you: VEGANuary. Philly’s own Humane League…

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