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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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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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Khalid for World Ocean's Month

1THING: Khalid Commits to Saving the Beaches for World Oceans Month

Khalid , Tove Lo , Brooks & Dunn , and Of Monsters and Men are all joining in on the celebration by calling out people that litter. They’re also committing to do 1THING to change their own habits and lessen their environmental impact.
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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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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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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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6 tips to manage allergies naturally

6 Tips to Manage Allergies Naturally

While we all love the beauty that blossoms each and every spring, there are millions of Americans who struggle to love the beauty of the season because of seasonal allergies
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Recycle

5 Easy Tips for Reducing Waste

To cut down on the American average of throwing away 4.5 lbs of waste every day, here are some easy lifestyle changes you can adopt.
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Recycling (Photo credit: Vadim Ginzburg/Dreamstime)

Find Out Where To Recycle Just About Anything

Do you have times when you want to throw something away but you have no clue what to do with it? Can you recycle it? Where do you go? Is there somewhere you can send it?
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Jay Z (L) and Beyonce attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Beyoncé and JAY-Z Urge Fans to Go Vegan: Here are Some Easy Ways to Get Started

Power couple Beyoncé and JAY-Z are kicking off their New Year’s resolutions by challenging fans to take a huge step towards sustainable living.
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