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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.

MIlk

Milk Alternatives Help Reduce Carbon Footprint

By Stephanie Nickell According to a recent article in Sierra magazine, the Food and Agricultural Organization estimates the dairy industry contributes 4% of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. Consumers have been increasingly seeking out milk substitutions, but in recent years popular milk...
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new years eve

New Year’s Recycle Party

By: Maya Perry At midnight on New Year’s, endless bottles are popped and shared! But what happens once the bottles are finished? What do you do with them? Do you put them in a recycle bin and let them disappear in an incinerator? I’m sure we can do more than that and we can transform them in useful...
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Stress Free

Live Stress Free ECO Friendly

By: Maya Perry Between work, family, bills, and other miscellaneous obstacles that we deal with, stress can pile up and manifest in unhealthy ways. I wanted to share a few environmentally-friendly ways to help lower your stress levels and live in good health. First, going outdoors at least 5 to 10...
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Holiday Party

Holiday Party-ing with a Twist

By: Maya Perry Holiday season is upon us and 1thing is here to give you sustainability tips while gearing up for family gatherings. Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties are about to kick off and we want you to party eco-friendly this year. Although these parties are fun but they can be wasteful and...
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Recycling

National Recycling Week 2018

By: Maya Perry November 12th – November 18th is 2018’s National Recycling Week. Recycling is the progression of changing left-over materials into new materials and objects. It is an alternative to "predictable" waste disposal that can save material and help lower gas radiations. Recycling can stop...
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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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Health Day

1Thing Supports “WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DAY”

By: Maya Perry September 26th is recognized as World Environmental Health Day. According to the International Federation of Environmental Health theme for 2018 is “‘Global Food Safety and Sustainability’ aims to support the provision of more safe food, to make use of precious water and nutrient...
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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 Kicks off September 8th

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...
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