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The EPA is urging parents to think of the environment when choosing supplies for their kids.
News 8's Katrina Irwin reports on a program that is beautifying the city.
RIT students are assisting with creating a nature preserve, right next to a landfill.
After coal tar bans in some areas in the U.S., Katrina Irwin shows an alternative way to seal your driveway.
The bug is killing ash trees throughout our area.
News 8's Katrina Irwin takes us to one local farm that prides itself on being sustainable.
The local golf course has been designated as an Audubon sanctuary.
It's something you would expect to see out in the country. But more and more honeybees are finding their homes inside city limits.
The growing season has begun for some community gardens in our area.
Millions of tiny workers are helping to convert cow manure into into rich garden soil in Avon.
A local company is working to change the way wastewater is treated.
A program in Rochester is beautifying vacant lots and at the same time teaching young people important work skills.
A local furniture company is being praised for its high environmental standards.
For the fourth year in a row, the University of Rochester is being honored for it's trees.
Your Go Green Report for 4/24/14.
The Seneca Park Zoo is doing their part to celebrate our planet.
How to know if your child's toys are safe.
We talk to a man who turns bio-diesel byproduct into soap.
A building on Main Street is becoming a hub for area artists, and many are using the trash of others as their medium.
Food waste in a big problem in the U.S., but two local men are making it easy to compost food scraps.
A local furniture maker is using some unusual materials to build his creations.
Some local students are getting some hand-on training with green technology by learning how to repair wind turbines.
A local artist is finding a way to turn scraps of wood into jewelry.
Black Buttson Distilling opened up a few weeks ago near Rochester's Public Market.
A series of workshops are teaching people in our area how to make environmentally friendly choices at home.
The home of this year's Super Bowl game is being recognized as the largest "green" food service operation ever.
New York State is throwing some support behind a major project that would transform Rochester's High Falls area.
A local company is doing its part to keep pipe organs, and the lead pipes in them, from ending up in the landfill.
Bristol Mountain is about to break ground on an aerial adventure park, and they are keeping the environment in mind during the expansion.
A local man thinks he answer to cutting down on harmful auto emissions.
Some students at the Harley School are growing vegetables to put on the lunch room tables all year round.
A new building is opening up at the Harley School in Brighton and it is taking a different twist on learning.
A local salon is proving that the beauty industry can be an environmentally friendly one.
1949 tractor gets converted to electric
Rochester's General Motors plans on Lexington Avenue is going green.
Pioneer Millworks in Farmington rescues and re-uses wood from buildings that are being torn down. But it is not just the product that is green.
A company is Farmington is giving old wood new life, and many local businesses are benefiting.
A local man's creation is sparking an important conversation about sustainability in our community.
Fine dining that's local
Solar power helps companies and homeowners reduce energy consumption and now a new research facility in Rochester is aimed at helping get solar products to the market faster.
Monroe County prides itself on being an environmental leader and once again its Fleet Division is ranked among the "greenest" in the nation.
Work is underway to convert the old Geneva High School into the new Finger Lakes Community College Geneva campus.
Last year the Gates-Chili School District partnered with a local technology company to improve the performance of its bus fleet.
If you're looking to save on home energy this fall, several area houses are showcasing green options in a national tour of solar and energy efficient homes on Saturday, October 5.
Greentopia Green Visions is transforming a Rochester city neighborhood.
Espada Brazilian Steakhouse offers fine dining with a healthy serving of eco-friendly features.
This year's Greentopia Festival is set for September 10-15 in Rochester.
The goal of Project Scion is to inspire positive change by transforming vacant city lots into green space.
Rochester's Metalico is turning some of its scrap into treasure and hoping to redefine the image of the scrap metal industry at the same time.
As community gardens across Rochester help families put food on the table this summer, organizers at one garden are hoping to make that effort sustainable year round.