June: Comings & Goings

Interfaith Walk for Green Energy Culminates After 100 milesAn interfaith, intergenerational group of activists concluded their 100-mile trek through PECO’s service area, a demonstration dubbed the Walk for Green Jobs and Justice.  About 40 walkers began the journey May 8 at Morris Chapel Baptist Church in North Philly, and upon their return to the city

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Bag the bags: Philadelphia Plastic Bag Ban

Reusable totes are a great alternative to plastic. | Photo Credit: www.modernest.comToday, take a stand and ditch your plastic bags in honor of Philadelphia’s “Bag the Bags” day—a campaign for a city-wide ban on those pesky plastic grocery bags.
The bill to outlaw plastic bags was first introduced in 2009, but denied. Chemical companies

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