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Something for Everybody: 8 Niche Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas

Giving friends and family eco-conscious gifts doesn’t mean giving them things they don’t want. Manufacturers have incorporated eco-friendly materials into a range of products, while everyone could enjoy some more outside time with an outdoorsy gift of one kind or another. Here are our favorite eco-...
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6 Ways to Share Experiences Instead of Things This Holiday Season

The stereotypical image of the holidays is a pile of boxes wrapped with wrapping paper and bags tied off with ribbons -- but so much of that stuff ends up stuffed in clothes drawers never to be worn or dumped in the trash after months of disuse. Instead of contributing to the wasteful side of the...
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5 Horror Movies With Environmental Undertones

Scary movies often have had murderous villains like Pennywise, Freddy Kreuger and Jason Vorhees at their center. But some horror films tend to deal with real life issues, such as racism and immigration , and disguise them in exaggerated and grisly scenarios in movies like “Night of the Living Dead...
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The New Fitness Trend That Helps Clean the Environment

If you’re bored with Pilates, then try plogging . For those that don’t know, plogging is a Swedish fitness trend that morphs jogging with picking up garbage on the street. The names comes from combining “jogging” with the Swedish term “plocka upp”, which translates to “pick up” something. Skier...
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6 Easy Ways to Have a More Sustainable Tailgate Party

Tailgating is a pastime Americans have grown to love almost as much as watching the football game itself. And with thousands of spectators grilling and throwing back beers in parking lots prior to kickoff, there are several ways you can assure your latest pre-game celebration doesn’t generate any...
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NFL Prioritizes Sustainability By Joining Green Sports Alliance

The NFL has committed to pushing for a sustainable future and joined the Green Sports Alliance . The environmentally-focused organization’s members includes 600 sports teams, leagues, and venues who pledge to reduce waste, conserve energy and water, and eliminate toxic chemicals while implementing...
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Sustainable Treadmill Burns Calories and Makes Electricity

Your workout is here to save the planet. Sustainable equipment manufacturer SportsArt has unveiled the Verde G690, the world’s first treadmill that is capable of harnessing human power and converting it to utility grade electricity. Users operate the non-motorized machine by plugging it in and...
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Drag Racing Is on Track for Sustainability

With the amount of fuel required to allow vehicles to hit top speeds, auto racing isn’t actually known for being environmentally conscious. But the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), the governing body that sets the rules for the sport in the United States and Canada, has been taking steps to...
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1THING: 311, Rüfüs Du Sol, Machine Gun Kelly and More Share How They’re Saving the Environment

We’re catching up with some of our favorite artists to see what they’re doing to protect the planet. In September, the stars are keeping their eyes on the road, pledging to cut back on driving in order to lower their emissions and carbon footprints. “We vouch to not drive our cars and we encourage...
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Hollywood Goes Green: Celebrities Who Drive Electric Cars

Hollywood stars are known for driving luxury vehicles that more often than not tend to be gas-guzzlers such as Escalades, Mercedes G-Wagens, or Bentleys. But, just like everyone else, there are celebrities that are conscious of the effects that their vehicles have on the environment and choose to...
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