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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.

    Meet Dropps: a Cleaner, Zero Waste Laundry Solution

    April 18, 20190

    Did you know that on April 22, 1970, the very first Earth Day celebration was held in 2000 colleges and…

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    13 “Zero Waste PA” bills introduced in Harrisburg

    April 15, 20190

    What’s one way to respond to our current recycling crisis to curb our consumption rates? Legislation. PennEnvironment Executive Director David…

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    Can you Recycle Plastic Jugs in Philadelphia?

    April 10, 20190

    I was just wondering if the hard plastic milk crates that pint cartons of milk, iced tea and such come…

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    We joined Broke In Philly!

    April 5, 20190

    Exciting update, Green Philly readers. Recently, we joined Broke In Philly, a collaborative reporting project on solutions to poverty and…

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    Join us for the Inaugural Green Week, April 18-25!

    April 4, 20190

    At Green Philly, we have a mission to make sustainability easy, accessible and inexpensive. It’s time that we highlight Philadelphia’s…

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    RIP: Recycling is Dead as We Know It

    April 2, 20190

    Earlier this year, people learned that Philadelphia is burning half of its recyclables. On NextDoor, people are calling out the…

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    Win a pair of tickets to the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival this Weekend!

    April 1, 20190

    The Philadelphia Environmental Film Fest is back! Get your tickets for the 3rd annual Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival April 5-7…

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    Are Biodegradable Trash Bags a Better Choice?

    March 20, 20190

    Here’s a Reader Question for Where Can I Wednesday: What are your thoughts on biodegradable trash bags? I read somewhere that they’re useless in…

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    Reader Profile: Nicole Matthesen

    March 18, 20190

    This 5 Gyres Ambassador is a regular at Green Philly and Women for a Sustainable Philadelphia events. Let’s meet Nicole!…

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    The Kids are Alright: Youth Climate Strike in Philly today

    March 15, 20190

    Across the world, young adults are sending a message. Kids are leaving class, skipping school and gathering to express the…

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