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3rd of October 2016

Dine Out for the Environment: Clean Air Council Staff Picks

Dine Out for the Environment is Thursday, 10/12 and it’s time to start making your game day plan. Clean Air Council staff members have been hard at work, not only protecting the environment but deciding which restaurants they are going to visit for their annual Dine Out for the Environment Celebration(s). If you didn’t already […]


26th of September 2016

A Clean Air Council First: Bike Corral Installation in Penn Treaty District

The Council was recently awarded funding by the Penn Treaty Special Services District and the American Street Empowerment Zone to create and install bicycle racks in the Fishtown, Kensington and Northern Liberties neighborhoods. The bike racks will be custom made by a local artist and will promote beautification and economic development through sustainable transportation. Creating […]


23rd of September 2016

Dine Out for the Environment: Where to Grab Breakfast and Brunch

Don’t wait until the weekend to celebrate with a great breakfast meal. On October 13th, plan a Dine Out for the Environment Brunch! Whether you use brunch as a creative meeting choice or just plan to take your lunch break a little early, here are some spots and dishes that we recommend, as well as […]


15th of September 2016

Dine Out for the Environment: 10 Vegan Dishes to Try

Clean Air Council’s Dine Out for the Environment is just one month away. The event gives haven to Philadelphia’s hungry environmentalists and eco-compassionate alike with a list of restaurants that serve up delicious food alongside sustainability. When you Dine Out for the Environment at participating restaurants on October 13, 15%-30% of your bill is donated […]


6th of September 2016

How you can fight climate pollution at Greenfest Philly

Did you know that methane pollution from oil and gas infrastructure in central, western, and northeast Pennsylvania is making it harder to breathe right here in Philadelphia? This year at Greenfest Philly presented by Toyota Hybrids you can celebrate sustainability while taking action to clean our air. Join us at the #CutMethane table to take […]


17th of August 2016

Guest Blog: Open Streets PHL on Philly Free Streets

Cities across the world are finding success in combating poor air quality, climate change and their related health impacts with car-free days. Last year, Paris went as far as to ban vehicles in 30% of their city. As a result, nitrogen dioxide, a harmful air pollutant, dropped by 40% in parts of the city. On […]


15th of August 2016

Secrets to Green Events (Part 1)

The Council’s first large special event was the Run for Clean Air in 1981. Since then, the Run has grown into Philadelphia’s largest Earth Day event and we’ve added more events like Greenfest Philly and Dine Out for the Environment. Tens of thousands of people attend these events annually. The recent Democratic National Convention in […]


4th of August 2016

Tips to Live a Little Greener

Clean Air Council’s 11th Annual Greenfest Philly presented by Toyota Hybrids returns to Headhouse Square (2nd and South Streets) on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The tri-state region’s largest environmental festival is bigger than ever with live music, vegan and vegetarian cooking demos, group bike rides, free adult and kids’ yoga, an […]


18th of July 2016

Support the Clean Energy Incentive Program

The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is a milestone public health standard that will finally limit carbon dioxide pollution from existing power plants. Unfortunately, power plants and pollution are not distributed equally. Disadvantaged communities are disproportionately exposed to the impacts of climate change and dangerous air pollution. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently taking […]


30th of June 2016

How The Circuit Can Work for Philadelphia’s Commuters

June is such a happy month for so many reasons. It marks warmer weather and sunnier days, which sets the perfect tone considering it’s also National Trails Month. There’s nothing quite like spending a beautiful summer day outdoors running, walking, or biking on any of the nation’s 60,000 miles of trails that exist throughout all […]


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