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Wrapping paper

#1Thing: Finding Ways To Reduce Waste On Holiday Gifts

Food waste, plastic shopping bags, wrapping paper, gift bags, packaging, and bows account for an extra 1 million tons of waste each week during the busy gift-giving season.
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Thanksgiving Leftovers

#1Thing: Making the Most of Thanksgiving Leftovers and Reducing Waste

There are lots of ways to make the most out of your Thanksgiving leftovers and help reduce waste... Here are few suggestions.
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Thanksgiving Leftovers

#1Thing: How to Host a Sustainable Thanksgiving

In celebrating everything we’re thankful for, it’s also important to honor the Earth. Our beautiful planet provides the food in our Thanksgiving feast and sustains us all in multiple ways. As you’re planning holiday festivities this year, be sure to follow these simple tips for hosting a...
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Earth as an apple in child's hands

#1Thing: Ways to Show Gratitude for the Planet This Thanksgiving

Start making a difference by finding ways to show your gratitude for the planet this Thanksgiving.
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Recycled Clothing

#1Thing: Ways to Recycle Your Old Winter Clothes For a New Season

Instead of tossing unwanted items out and adding to the over-crowded landfill, consider these tips for recycling your old winter clothes and giving them new life.
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Cars on a snowy city street

#1Thing: Make Sure Your Car Stays Efficient in Cold Weather

Although many of us might wish we could hibernate, we must still go to work, school, and other places. Harsh winter weather can be tough on a car. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make sure your car is ready to handle the elements.
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Programmable Thermostat

#1Thing: Easy Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill This Winter

There are lots of simple things you can do to help reduce energy usage when the cold winds blow. Check out these easy ways to save on your heating bill this winter.
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DIY Halloween Decorations

#1Thing: Halloween Decorations That Cut Down On The Plastic

If you’re aiming to protect the planet and make your house look spooktacular, there are plenty of plastic alternatives you can use to conjure up an eco-friendly yet frightfully festive scene.
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DIY Ghost Costume

DIY Halloween Costumes From Recyclable Items Around the House

Buying a costume from a store is convenient but has several drawbacks. First, many premade costumes are expensive. Second, if you buy one online or from a store, you risk wearing exactly what someone else is wearing. Furthermore, buying an outfit to only wear once is not the eco-friendliest option.
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Pumpkin Patch

Why Picking Your Own Apples and Pumpkins is Sustainably Good

Visiting an orchard is one of the most popular fall activities. It’s also fun for people of all ages. Even better, picking your own apples and pumpkins is a good sustainable choice. Here are some reasons why.
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