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Plastic Waste

Up Your Sustainability Game: 5 Reusable Items That Will Help You Reduce Daily Waste

Trash piles up faster than we realize. In fact, most of us don’t think twice about how much garbage accumulates while we’re pitching empty plastic water bottles, fast food bags, product packaging and more.
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3 Companies Committed to Increasing Their Sustainability Efforts in the Next Decade

Learn more about three companies who are committed to increasing their sustainability efforts into the next decade and beyond.
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10 Surprising Items You Didn't Know Are Recyclable

Many people don’t realize there are a lot of items beyond the basics that can be recycled to increase your eco-conscious effort and reduce waste even more. Check out this list of 10 surprising items
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Recycling Do's and Don'ts

#1Thing: Top 5 Most Common Recycling Mistakes

Sorting recyclables like glass, plastic bottles, aluminum cans, paper, and cardboard seems simple enough, right? Unfortunately, people may not realize recycle collections can be (and are) rejected. In fact, several common recycling mistakes can contaminate an entire recycle bin and waste a whole...
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Reusable grocery bag

#1Thing: Best Reusable Kitchen Products

Recycling, conserving water, and limiting energy use are three easy, frequently-practiced eco-conscious efforts that can be done at home. Repurposing and reusing items is also a great way to help the earth by reducing the waste that would add to already overcrowded landfills.
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Sustainable Companies

Companies with a Conscience: America's Top 5 Sustainable Businesses

Businesses across the globe are implementing all sorts of best practices, policies, and efforts to maximize sustainability and become eco-friendlier. Using renewable energy, recycling or reusing products, and conserving water are all ways companies of all sizes can help protect the earth.
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Hydropower word cloud

#1Thing: What Does the Future of Hydropower Hold?

In the growing push to conserve natural resources and become an eco-friendlier nation, hydropower potentially plays an important part in meeting key future objectives. Looking ahead, what does the future of hydropower hold?
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Hyperloop

Exploring the Hyperloop: Cleaner Transportation of the Future?

The subterranean high-speed transport system called Hyperloop was first outlined by Elon Musk in a white paper in 2013. Since then, strides have been made with the technology by the Virgin Hyperloop One initiative.
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Phone charging on solar power

Harness The Sun with These 5 Cool Solar-Powered Gadgets

With the growing push toward living an eco-friendly lifestyle, tapping into the renewable power of the sun has gone way beyond using solar panels to heat your home.
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Food Waste

#1Thing: Easy Tips to Reduce Food Waste In Your Home

Some people might argue the “clean your plate” mentality contributes to over-eating issues. So, how do we strike a balance and make a conscious effort to reduce food waste at home without stuffing ourselves? Here are some easy tips for cutting food waste.
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