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#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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#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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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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#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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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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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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#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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3 Awesome Jobs You Can Get with An Environmental Science Degree

With today’s widespread eco-conscious efforts to protect the earth and our natural resources, environmental science is becoming a more popular, important field. If you’re considering pursuing an environmental science degree but are wondering what type of job you’ll land with it, check out three...
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Remodeling? Here Are Some Easy Ways to Make Your Bathroom Cost-Efficient and Eco-Friendly

Giving an old bathroom a face lift can help improve your home’s look and potentially increase its value. There’s only so much “charm” a turquoise toilet and tub can bring, right? These modern upgrades can translate to significant water conservation and lower utility bills.
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#1Thing: Top Programmable Thermostats To Cut Your Heating Bill This Winter

Winter is here and cold temperatures usually usher in a seasonal hike in home heating costs. One way to reduce home energy use and cut your heating bill this winter is to install a programmable thermostat.
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