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We believe in the power of 1Thing.

Our company’s 1Thing Sustainability Initiative promotes positive environmental practices and living. We know that if everyone did just 1Thing to improve the environment every day, our world would be a better place to live in for generations to come.

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4 Ways to Go Ghoulishly Green for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, which means it’s time to have some spooky fun.
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Pumpkin

1Thing HALLOWEEN WITH A TWIST

By: Maya Perry October is famous for the Halloween holiday and 1thing is here to give you Eco-friendly Halloween decoration ideas reusing household items from around your house. Here is a list of decorations that can help turn your Halloween into a success. Turn your trash into treasure by using...
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Poppy, Cole Swindell, Slash

Poppy, MAX, Cole Swindell, Ann Wilson, Slash All Do 1THING to Help Our Environment

What are your favorite musicians doing to help the environment? Find out here:
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Drake, Billie Joe Armstrong, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton

World Environment Day: 8 Eco-Friendly Musicians We Love

Happy World Environment Day! Today, we’re celebrating by recognizing some of our favorite green musicians but, don’t be intimidated by their superstar contributions. We’ll explain how you can join in on the eco-friendly fun too!
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Lunch Box

How to pack a waste-free lunch

By Laine Roberts, Recycling Education Specialist, City of Greensboro Whether you’re a grab-and-goer, brown-bagger, or a meal-prepper, you can decrease lunch waste with the following tips. Use a reusable lunch box. It doesn't have to be fancy, a reusable or insulated reusable grocery bag works just...
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Paper

Pondering on Paper

By Tori Carle, Waste Reduction Supervisor, City of Greensboro Ever Wonder is this paper supposed to be recycled? Read more to find out about frequently asked questions about mail, boxes, books, and shredded paper. 1. Do I need to remove the plastic windows on envelopes? What about the plastic...
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Plastic debris

The Ocean Cleanup is set to launch on Saturday, September 8th

The launch will take place from their assembly yard in Alameda, through the San Francisco Bay, toward the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Livestream will be available starting at noon PDT/ 3pm EDT/ 9pm CEST Click here! The Quickie intro: Dutch inventor Boyan Slat founded The Ocean Cleanup in...
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Coffee grounds

Coffee Ground Conundrum

By Stephanie Nickell Sixty-four percent of Americans age 18 and older said they had a cup of coffee the previous day in 2018. That’s the highest levels seen since 2012, according to a survey conducted by the National Coffee Association. In 2016, PlanetArk reported 3,000 tons of waste coffee grounds...
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Plastic bags

Plastic bag bans around the world

By Stephanie Nickell Shoppers collectively use around 500 billion single-use plastic bags every year. That’s 150 bags per person, per year, for every single person on Earth — or enough to circle the globe 4,200 times. In the U.S., only 2 states (CA and HI) have banned plastic bags on a statewide...
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Facts on Foam: Plastic #6 Polystyrene

By Tori Carle, Waste Reduction Supervisor, City of Greensboro What is it? Polystyrene, or Styrofoam, is a petroleum-based plastic made from styrene monomers. It has excellent insulation properties, is light-weight, and 95% air. Styrofoam is commonly used in product packaging and the food industry...
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