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5 Ways to Recycle Your Old Winter Clothes For a New Season

Rearranging your closet to get ready for winter usually means putting away lighter, summer pieces to make room for sweaters, hoodies, and other warm clothes. When looking through your winter wardrobe, chances are you’ll find things that don’t fit, or you haven’t worn in ages. Instead of tossing...
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#1Thing: Ways to Show Gratitude for the Planet This Thanksgiving

Start making a difference by finding ways to show your gratitude for the planet this Thanksgiving.
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5 Ways to Show Gratitude for the Planet This Thanksgiving

The holiday season is upon us. During this special time of year, many of us find ways to slow down and take a break from our hectic schedules to spend time with friends and family. Thanksgiving , specifically, gives us all a reason to show our loved ones how much they mean to us. It also reminds us...
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Recycled Clothing

#1Thing: Ways to Recycle Your Old Winter Clothes For a New Season

Instead of tossing unwanted items out and adding to the over-crowded landfill, consider these tips for recycling your old winter clothes and giving them new life.
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#1Thing: Make Sure Your Car Stays Efficient in Cold Weather

Although many of us might wish we could hibernate, we must still go to work, school, and other places. Harsh winter weather can be tough on a car. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make sure your car is ready to handle the elements.
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Programmable Thermostat

#1Thing: Easy Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill This Winter

There are lots of simple things you can do to help reduce energy usage when the cold winds blow. Check out these easy ways to save on your heating bill this winter.
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5 Green Halloween Decorations That Cut Down on the Plastic

Halloween is a ghoulishly fun holiday. People of all ages dress up in costumes, pass out treats, throw parties, and put up all kinds of decorations to celebrate the scariest night of the year. Unfortunately, Halloween is also filled with lots of harmful plastic items that can bog down landfills,...
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DIY Halloween Decorations

#1Thing: Halloween Decorations That Cut Down On The Plastic

If you’re aiming to protect the planet and make your house look spooktacular, there are plenty of plastic alternatives you can use to conjure up an eco-friendly yet frightfully festive scene.
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DIY Ghost Costume

DIY Halloween Costumes From Recyclable Items Around the House

Buying a costume from a store is convenient but has several drawbacks. First, many premade costumes are expensive. Second, if you buy one online or from a store, you risk wearing exactly what someone else is wearing. Furthermore, buying an outfit to only wear once is not the eco-friendliest option.
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Pumpkin Patch

Why Picking Your Own Apples and Pumpkins is Sustainably Good

Visiting an orchard is one of the most popular fall activities. It’s also fun for people of all ages. Even better, picking your own apples and pumpkins is a good sustainable choice. Here are some reasons why.
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