sustainability

Did you know that bubble gum contains plastic?

#1Thing: 8 Surprising Items That Contain Plastic

DID YOU KNOW: Lots of items contain undetectable plastic. Here are eight surprising, commonly used examples...
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Spring in NYC

#1Thing: Spring Events + Festivals That Support Sustainability in NYC

After a cold, blustery winter, Springtime in New York ushers in nature’s reawakening in the lush parks and beautiful green spaces that city dwellers and visitors can enjoy. There’s no better time to get out and celebrate the Earth than during this blooming, colorful season.
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Denim jeans on a rack

#1Thing: Sustainable Date Night Chic and Where to Shop

As you shop, it’s also important to consider the impact of fashion on the planet. Many people may not realize, for example, that over 8.9 million tons of used clothing and footwear was landfilled in the U.S. in 2017. Fortunately, lots of designers offer eye-catching sustainable date night chic...
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5 Simple Ways to Be Greener in 2020

New Year’s Day is even more special this year, as 2020 marks the beginning of a whole new decade. As you plan your resolutions, consider making a commitment to going green in the new year. Making any kind of change might seem daunting. However, incorporating some eco-friendly practices into your...
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Sustainable 2020

#1Thing: Our Simple Steps to Being Greener in 2020

Making any kind of change might seem daunting. However, incorporating some eco-friendly practices into your daily routine is easier than you think.
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Biking to work

Simple Things You Can Change About Your Morning Routine To Increase Sustainability

Taking the time to green up your morning routine might seem time-consuming as you rush around to get ready for school or work and get out the door. And, with gas prices rising and traffic becoming more congested, the morning commute may be even more stressful – and unfortunately, more harmful for...
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Lessons in Sustainability: 3 Kid-Friendly Summer Activities

Helping kids understand the impact we make on the earth and ways in which our actions can help preserve our planet for future generations is important. If you’re debating how and what to teach kids about sustainability, there are plenty of kid-friendly activities that can make learning easy and fun.
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