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What to Look for In a New Home to Ensure Sustainability

Whether you’re buying or building, here are some things you should look for to ensure sustainability in your new home.
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#1Thing: How to Grow a Garden in NYC

Fear not, lots of New Yorkers nurture flourishing gardens. These tips and ideas should help you get growing.
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Best Sustainable Practices for Grocery Shopping

If you follow these tips, you’ll be well on your way to protecting the planet as you fill up your fridge and check items off your grocery list.
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#1Thing: Sustainable and Organic Sunscreens That We Love

When choosing a sunscreen to purchase, it’s important to look for chemical-free, sustainable, organic products that protect your skin and won’t harm aquatic creatures. Some great eco-friendly sunscreen brands are listed here.
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How to Ensure That Your Produce is Sustainably Sourced

With the threat of a global food shortage looming ahead by 2050, supporting sustainable food systems is more important than ever.
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The Do's and Don’t's of Visiting the Beach Responsibly

Before you pack up your beach bag and head off to your favorite slice of sandy paradise, consider this list of Do's and Don’t's to respect the environment and visit the beach responsibly.
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5 Things You Can Do To Make Your Office More Sustainable

Given all our time in the office, it’s just as important to commit to “going green” on the job as it is at home.
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1THING: Shawn Mendes, Lil Nas X, and More Share How They're Saving the Environment

We’re back with more environmentally-friendly tips from Shawn Mendes, Lil Nas X, Two Door Cinema Club, and Ingrid Michaelson.
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#1Thing: Our Favorite Films That Promote Sustainability

Climate change, the freshwater crisis, air and ocean pollution, and a biodiversity decline are just some of the concerns the government, industry, and individual citizens need to combat now before it’s too late. Filmmakers far and wide have told compelling stories to shed light on huge ecological...
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Organizations in NYC Dedicated to Sustainability That You Can Help Right Now

Getting involved can be as simple as recycling and repurposing items to curb the amount of waste being sent to landfills. You can also help by volunteering or donating to one of these three hard-working eco-conscious New York City-based organizations that are dedicated to improving and implementing...
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