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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.

    City Rising 9: How San Francisco Takes on Composting, Fast Fashion & More with Alexa Kielty

    January 23, 20190

    How does the “greenest” city in America divert compost and clothes from landfills? Alexa Kielty, Zero Wast Specialist of San…

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    What is a Zero Waste Life? 4 Ways to Start Living Zero Waste today

    January 22, 20190

    We’re using more resources than ever before in human history. Between the plastic bags we use for our groceries to…

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    Greenspace, trees & litter: 5 Things You Need to Know 1/18

    January 18, 20190

    What’s going around the greenspace this snowy Friday? Here are 5 articles you should read: Can beautifying neighborhoods actually reduce…

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    Green Building United Wants Your Session Proposals

    January 17, 20190

    Want to share your sustainability expertise? Wrap up some research that needs an audience? Green Building United hosts its annual…

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    Join us for How Sustainability Works on 1/23!

    January 16, 20190

    Ever wonder how that wind energy you purchase through PECO gets to your house? Or how you can turn hemp…

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    Recycling in Philadelphia: How our single-stream system works

    January 16, 20190

    If you’re a resident of the Philadelphia area, it’s probably old news to you that this city has a trash…

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    Let’s Make 2019 the Year We Kill Going “Green”

    January 10, 20190

    We’re really better than that. As I was perusing articles for our weekly wrap-up, I saw yet another tagline about…

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    Getaround: How to have the Perfect Weekend Trip (AND a way to make cash…)

    January 8, 20190

    Going car-free four years ago was one of my most impactful and positive decisions. Even while going full-time with my…

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    Who’s REALLY to Blame for Philly Burning 50% of its Recyclables?

    January 7, 20190

    Over the holidays, I had a brilliant plan for DIY gifts: mason jar bath salts and hot cocoa mixes. After…

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    A Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

    January 4, 20190

    The workforce is about to go through a major shift. As more baby boomers retire, millennials will make up a…

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