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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.

School Headed Toward Producing Half Its Own Electricity

Solar panels have already been added to the roof of the ice rink at Pingree School and panels will also be added to a new athletic building that is under construction.
A Few Spots Still Open in Community Garden

A Few Spots Still Open in Community Garden

The Hamilton-Wenham Community Garden is getting going for the second season and have a few spots still open.
Boardwalk Through Great Wenham Swamp to Debut

Boardwalk Through Great Wenham Swamp to Debut

The open space project, a boardwalk that loops for a third of a mile through the Great Wenham Swamp, is complete with a table and benches on the observation platform for a peaceful respite.
Five Green Cars For Sale Nearby

Five Green Cars For Sale Nearby

If fuel efficiency is your number-one factor when looking for a car, here are five green automobiles we found on the North Shore, Andover and North Andover.
Buy Local Annual Conference Coming This Month

Buy Local Annual Conference Coming This Month

Annual Northeast Harvest Agricultural Conference will include sessions on: New FDA Regulations, Backyard Poultry, Farmers’ Markets, Farm to Table Cooking, and more.
Towns to be Part of Pilot Energy Effeciency, Renewable Energy Program

Towns to be Part of Pilot Energy Effeciency, Renewable Energy Program

Hamilton and Wenham have been awarded a share of a $500,000 program to help communities find ways to increase energy efficiency and renewable energy.