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We believe in the power of 1Thing.

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.

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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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In this photo taken June 18, 2019, provided by the Ocean Voyages Institute, are nets brought in by the sailing ship Kwai from the Pacific gyre cleanup in Honolulu. (AJ Jaeger/Ocean Voyages Institute via AP)

40 Tons of Fishing Nets Retrieved In Pacific Ocean Cleanup

Mariners on a sailing vessel hundreds of miles from the Hawaiian coast picked up more than 40 tons of abandoned fishing nets in an effort to clean a garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean, where the nets can entangle whales, turtles and fish and damage coral reefs.
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Family of father and his son walking together at the beach in California. (Photo credit: Getty Images)

4 Bay Area Beaches Ranked Among Most Polluted In California

The environmental nonprofit organization Heal the Bay has put out the annual report of cleanest beaches in California and four in the Bay Area are among the bottom of the list.
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Portrait of a young black Labrador standing in a river

Diving Dog Helps Collect Plastic From the Ocean

As a celebration of World Ocean’s Month, we’re putting the spotlight on an incredible pup that’s helping save the planet.
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 A dead Gray Whale sits on the beach at Limantour Beach on May 23, 2019 in Point Reyes Station, California. A thirteenth Gray Whale washed up dead on a San Francisco Bay Area beach as scientists try to figure what is killing the whales

How Drones Are Helping Save the Whales

An estimated 46% of plastic polluting the ocean comes from fishing nets that often entrap whales and dolphins. Here's how drones are helping save them.
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Used plastic bottles for recycling.

Local Researchers Develop a 100 Percent Recyclable Plastic

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed a plastic can be recycled an infinite amount of times.
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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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1THING: Celebrate Earth Day by Going Green With These Artists

“I stay at the house so I’m not burning fuel” Gary Clark Jr. admits in our latest video sharing your favorite artists’ ways to help the environment.
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In this Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019, file photo smoke rises from the chimneys of homes in St. Paul, Minnesota (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP, File)

Americans' Energy Use Surges Despite Climate Change Concern

Americans burned a record amount of energy in 2018, with a 10% jump in consumption from booming natural gas helping to lead the way, the U.S. Energy Information Administration says.
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In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Jason Momoa arrives at the premiere of "Aquaman" at TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Watch Jason Momoa Shave His Signature Beard To Promote Recycling

VIDEO: Momoa released a video on Wednesday in which he shaved off his signature beard and mustache in order to promote recycling. He started by saying farewell to his “Game of Thrones” and DC characters Drogo and Arthur Curry. Momoa said he thought he last shaved in 2012.
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