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Going Green

News and commentary on sustainability and the environment.
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Disney's 'Bears'

The film hopes to inspire viewers to experience national parks.
10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day All Year

Earth Day is this Tuesday, April 22. Here's some ways you can help the earth any day.
See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

See 'Bears' Opening Week and Help the National Park Foundation

Disneynature will make a donation to the National Park Foundation for each ticket sold during opening week.
National Bike Month Rolls into Town

National Bike Month Rolls into Town

Pump up your tires and lube your chain - time to spin away those polar vortex pounds.
Disney Bears: A 1-Mile Walk to Feast on Food

Disney Bears: A 1-Mile Walk to Feast on Food

A mile might not seem like much to travel to get food in your town, but for Bears it can be an arduous journey.
How Energy Efficient Are Your City's Buildings?

How Energy Efficient Are Your City's Buildings?

The EPA ranked the top 25 metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified buildings.
Grow a Nutritious Garden in a Pot

Grow a Nutritious Garden in a Pot

Here's a great way to start a small garden at home.
How to Encourage Kids to Love the Environment

How to Encourage Kids to Love the Environment

Inspire your children to love and respect the earth by being environmentally-friendly.
Bears: 10 Cutest Photos of Cubs Amber and Scout

Bears: 10 Cutest Photos of Cubs Amber and Scout

Which cub scout featured in Disneynature's "Bears" are you more like?
10 Things You Might Not Know About Brown Bears

10 Things You Might Not Know About Brown Bears

Disneynature's upcoming film "Bears" will teach you a lot about the animals, but here's a good start.
How to Celebrate Earth Hour 2014 This Weekend

How to Celebrate Earth Hour 2014 This Weekend

Will your town go dark this Saturday, March 29?
20 Ways to Save Money While Going Green

20 Ways to Save Money While Going Green

Go green, save green. Here's some tips to get active and creative in everyday life.
5 Ways to Eat Healthier With Less of a Bite to Your Finances

5 Ways to Eat Healthier With Less of a Bite to Your Finances

Buying organic can often be costly. Here are some clever ways to eat healthy without pinching pennies.
Bay State Bike Week Begins

Bay State Bike Week Begins

The week encouraging cycling-based activities is May 11-19.
T Rider Wins Rush Hour Race

T Rider Wins Rush Hour Race

A driver, a cyclist, a runner, an in-line skater and a T rider raced from Somerville to Boston's business district Tuesday morning.
How Do You Go Green in Charlestown?

How Do You Go Green in Charlestown?

Share your best tips and tricks for living the green life here in Charlestown.
Patch Answers: Where Is Charlestown's Closest Electric Car Charging Station?

Patch Answers: Where Is Charlestown's Closest Electric Car Charging Station?

NSTAR and crowd-sourced websites offer tips and locations for charging electric cars.
13 Percent of Hubway Rides Replace Cars

13 Percent of Hubway Rides Replace Cars

The Hubway bicycle share system has taken off in Boston in its first two seasons.
Massachusetts To Limit Power Plant Emissions

Massachusetts To Limit Power Plant Emissions

The commonwealth is joining eight other states in restricting carbon dioxide emissions.