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The fourth of July

1THING: Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate July 4

The 4th of July is a summery and inviting holiday filled with friends, family, good food… and lots of waste. To help you celebrate mother nature while you celebrate the USA, we’re providing some tips on how to take part in some environmentally-friendly festivities!
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A single plastic bag in the ocean

1Thing: Diver Finds Trash at the Deepest Trench in the Ocean

Turns out that when you travel to the ends of the Earth, there’s still trash. Retired naval officer Victor Vescovo set a new diving record by descending 35,853 feet (10,928 meters) to the Pacific Oceans’ Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, what is considered the deepest place on the planet. As...
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A man and woman in bathing suits at the beach

1Thing: Sustainable Swimwear Made from Recycled Plastic

This summer you can look good at the beach and also feel good knowing you are helping the environment. Swimwear company Zoggs has created a new collection of bathing suits made from recycled waste recovered from the ocean. The line is entitled Ecolast and it’s fashioned out of abandoned ghost...
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1THING: Company Saving Trees by Making Paper From Stones

A revolutionary technology is using sustainable material as a substitute for paper, and potentially saving millions of trees worldwide. A Japanese company by the name of TBM Co. has created Limex paper, which is made from limestone and without the use of water. Currently, it takes about 100 tons of...
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Artist Chris Jordan giving a speech at the UN

1Thing: 6 Artists Making A Positive Impact on the Environment

Many artists use nature in their works to not only celebrate the planet’s beauty, but also to highlight the impact humans have on Earth. Through painting, sculpture, photography and various forms of mixed media, environmental artists are creating thought-provoking pieces which address everything...
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1Thing: Children’s Book Helps Parents Discuss Climate Change 

Parents have a new resource to teach their kids about climate change in a way that’s educational and fun. "Is This My Home?" is a 43-page illustrated children’s book that will help adults broach the complex subject without instilling a sense of apocalyptic fear in their little ones. View this post...
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Gary Clark Jr.

1THING: Gary Clark Jr. Is Celebrating Earth Day by Staying at Home

Today we’re recycling one of our favorite videos to celebrate Earth Day.
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Eli Young Band, The Chainsmokers, Oliver Tree, Gary Clark Jr., The Aces

The Chainsmokers, Gary Clark Jr., Eli Young Band Do 1THING to Celebrate Earth Day

With climate change becoming an increasingly pressing issue, Eli Young Band, The Aces, The Chainsmokers, Oliver Tree, and Gary Clark Jr. are drilling down to go green.
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Handmade presents

1THING: 5 Environmentally Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas

Shopping while staying environmentally friendly can seem like an overwhelming task. We're here to help!
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Filling glass with tap water. Modern faucet and sink.

1THING: Simple Ways to Use Less Water

Water is a precious natural resource that can easily be taken for granted by people who have readily available, instant access to clean and safe water every day.
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