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4 Simple Tips to Hosting a Green Holiday Party

'Tis the season... for friends and family to gather and celebrate. Of course, if you're hosting family or friends this year that means you're already well into thinking about where guests will be sleeping, what food to serve, how to keep the house tidy. We hear ya, it can be pretty taxing. Even... Read More
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Should You Get a Real Christmas Tree or Artificial One?

It is almost that time of year again, Christmas! So, are you ready to get into the Christmas spirit and start decorating? A longstanding tradition for many families is choosing the perfect tree. Whether it's real or fake, it's important to know how both can impact our environment. Here are some... Read More
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1THING: 5 Environmentally Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas

Searching for the perfect holiday gifts for friends and family can be one of the most stressful parts of the year. While it’s always great to have an excuse to shower our loved ones with presents, finding a good deal on something they’ll actually enjoy can take forever. Add on shopping while being... Read More
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1THING: Simple Ways to Use Less Water

Water is a precious natural resource that can easily be taken for granted by people who have readily available, instant access to clean and safe water every day. Some people aren’t so lucky. Per data UN (United Nations) Water data , 1.2 billion people lack access to safely-managed drinking water... Read More
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1THING: Edible Food Packaging is in the Works!

Plastic has become a Big Enemy of the Environment since it's used in abundance and appears in our oceans and landfills all over the world. Not only is it littered everywhere, but plastic essentially never biodegrades and just breaks down into smaller pieces that often end up in animals' bellies. We... Read More
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Make Your Halloween a Sustainable One

We all know Halloween is chock full of black and orange, but what about adding a little green to the mix? Every day we have a chance to do 1THING to make our footprint a little lighter, even on holidays like Halloween, which is actually a perfect opportunity to make a spooky day not so scary for... Read More
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5 Ways to Recycle Your Halloween Pumpkin

What do you do with your pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns after all the trick-or-treaters have left? Well, if you aren't really sure, you aren't alone. A lot of people struggle with what to do with their pumpkins after Halloween. But fear not, our friends at the National Wildlife Federation have shared... Read More
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3 Simple Ways to Make Recycling Easier

Recycling items that would otherwise be thrown out as trash has many environmental benefits. It reduces the amount of waste deposited in landfills and incinerators (which also reduces pollution), helps save energy, conserves natural resources, and even boosts the economy creating jobs in the... Read More