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5 Ways to Recycle Your Old Winter Clothes For a New Season

Rearranging your closet to get ready for winter usually means putting away lighter, summer pieces to make room for sweaters, hoodies, and other warm clothes. When looking through your winter wardrobe, chances are you’ll find things that don’t fit, or you haven’t worn in ages. Instead of tossing...
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5 Ways to Show Gratitude for the Planet This Thanksgiving

The holiday season is upon us. During this special time of year, many of us find ways to slow down and take a break from our hectic schedules to spend time with friends and family. Thanksgiving , specifically, gives us all a reason to show our loved ones how much they mean to us. It also reminds us...
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The 1Thing Lauv Does in the Bathroom to Protect the Environment

Every season comes with its own environmental challenges, and we’re approaching the time of year where we might want to stay as cozy as possible for as long as possible. A long, hot shower would do the trick, but that’s not what planet earth would want you to do. We’re heading into the bathroom to...
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5 Green Halloween Decorations That Cut Down on the Plastic

Halloween is a ghoulishly fun holiday. People of all ages dress up in costumes, pass out treats, throw parties, and put up all kinds of decorations to celebrate the scariest night of the year. Unfortunately, Halloween is also filled with lots of harmful plastic items that can bog down landfills,...
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1THING: Dave Matthews, Grace VanderWaal, Blink-182 on How They’re Saving the Environment

We’re rounding up some of our favorite artists to share how they’re saving the environment. While the Dave Matthews Band is presenting some extra stiff competition with their amazing humble brag of becoming UN Goodwill Ambassadors, everyone is contributing with their 1Thing to save the environment...
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Don't Miss This Awesome Event In Nature on June 3rd!

Have fun paddling on calm water, learn about nature, meet awesome folks and get into win a free Kayak! And by doing so --you'll support the NC Wildlife Federation. Takes place on Saturday, June 3rd, at beautiful Latta Plantation Click here for more info on the CrownCharlotte WILD ON THE WATER event!
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Weeds Be Gone - W/out Harmful Chemicals

Happy Earth Day week to you! If you prefer your lawn and/or garden to be weed free, you can choose while avoiding chemicals & harmful toxins. I get excited when I learn tips & tidbits that help us while simultaneously protecting our planet and all its residents! :) As we have seen through...
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Green Ways To Save Green

Save money and the environment at the same time! From food to travel, here's some ways to go green that'll keep more green in your wallet... Carpool . Try apps like Waze and iCarpool to share the costs of daily trave. Did you know that North Carolina also offers a FREE ridematching service ? You'll...
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YOU Have Power to Make Charlotte Beautiful

Are you familiar with the incredible services of CROWN? Charlotte, Reconnecting Ourselves With Nature . If Charlotte’s beauty & wildlife preservation is important to you (why wouldn’t it be!), then I invite you to either volunteer or participating at their upcoming events. And Parents remember...
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These Dog Waste Bags Are Brilliant!

Earth Day will be here April 22nd. As the date gets closer, I’m reminded of our collective responsibilities and most importantly --my personal "get to make a difference" in preserving our home – planet Earth. As a mommy to my dog Demi, #1Thing I can do is use compostable dog waste bags. Viola!, a...
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