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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.

Artist Melts 1,527 Guns Into Shovels, Uses Them to Plant Trees

Pedro Reyes, a Mexican artist, melted over one thousand guns and turned them into shovels that were then used to plant trees. The guns were donated by residents of Culiacán, one of the cities with the highest rate of gun deaths in western Mexico.
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The Most and Least Green U.S. Cities of 2020

Which are the greenest cities in the U.S.? According to a ranking based on walkability, park land availability, amount of waste generated by residents, and a few other key metrics, the Midwest and Florida are king. Find out how your city ranks here!
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6 House Plants That You Can Use in the Kitchen

You don’t need to have a spacious outdoor garden in order to grow house plants that you can eat. Check out some of the most delicious indoor edible plants now!
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Pharrell’s Creative Collective Launches Cutlery Kits Made From Upcycled CDs

Pharrell Williams’ creative collective I Am Other and technology company Pentatonic is introducing Pebble, a line of reusable cutlery kits made from upcycled CDs and food packaging.
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Johnnie Walker Maker Takes a Shot at Sustainability With ‘100% Plastic-Free’ Paper Bottles

Johnnie Walker whiskey will be sold in completely paper-based bottle packaging starting next year, according to Diageo, its manufacturing parent company.
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Startup Creates PPE Face Shields for Hospitals Out of Recycled Plastic Bottles

A startup that used to make building materials out of recycled plastic has shifted gears, and is now making PPE face shields for local hospitals in Uganda. Learn more about their process here!
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Artist Transforms Abandoned City Block Into Immersive Art Experience

Jenenne Whitfield stumbled upon the Heidelberg Project completely by accident, but she fell in love with Tyree Guyton’s vision to turn an abandoned area of Detroit into an immersive art experience. Find out more.
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Eco-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Water Sports This Summer

There are ways eco-conscious fitness enthusiasts can enjoy a healthy workout on the water and still minimize their carbon footprint this summer.
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6 Eco-Friendly Activities You Can Do With Your Kids This Summer

Have some fun in the sun this summer with the whole family! Check out eco-friendly activities that don’t break the bank, are educational, and allow you to social distance without leaving the neighborhood.
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Scuba Diving Group Makes Face Masks Out of Recycled Ocean Plastic

A scuba diving group is making sure that plastic from the ocean is being cleaned up and reused for a good cause. They’re turning plastic water bottles from the ocean into face masks.
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