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Celery

National Celery Month: It’s a Celery-bration.

By: Maya Perry March is national celery month. It's a month to celebrate this marshland vegetable. It’s a Celery-bration. Celery has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. I will share the top five celery treats to try in March. 1. Fruity Ants on a Log - fill the center of each...
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healthy food

Does what you eat help with mental health?

By: Maya Perry Mental health is defined as a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being. Certain habits such as therapy, yoga and exercise can help you with your mental health. But does what you eat attribute to how your mind works? The answer is yes. Here are a...
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Environmentalist Lives Matter

By: Maya Perry February is not only the month of love, but also the celebration of Black History Month. In order to keep this tradition of history going, we must continue to help keep our environments green. I will be highlighting three Black environmentalists and their initiatives so that we can...
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snacks

Sustainable Snacks

By: Maya Perry Parties for the Big Game in Atlanta are already in the planning stages across the country. It’s a time where family and friends come together over one of America’s greatest past times: football. A lot of time goes into preparing food and snacks for events such as the Big Game on...
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climate change

FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE 2019

By: Maya Perry Raging storms, rising sea levels and searing heat. These are all effects of climate change that threaten our environment. Climate change is described as any long-term change in the expected patterns of average weather of a region over a significant period of time. What can you do?...
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Vegan Recipes

Top 3 Vegan Recipes For Queen B!

By: Maya Perry If you are a Beyoncé fan, she has challenged you to become Vegan for the New Year. Veganism is a practice of abstaining from eating meat in your diet, and instead adhering to a plant-based diet. Veganism helps conservation of animals and detox all unwanted fats from eating meat in...
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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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