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Written by Melissa Denchak. Article provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Read the original story here.
Healing the planet starts in your garage, in your kitchen, and at your dining-room table.
Did you know that just one oyster can filter 50 gallons of water per day?
Covering more than 70 percent of our planet, oceans are among the earth’s most valuable natural resources. They govern the weather, clean the air, help feed the world, and provide a living for millions.
In celebration of World Ocean Day, we’re taking a look at how we can work together to reduce our impact on one of our planet’s most precious resources.
At 1 Hotels, we strive to be mindful of the beauty of nature while working to build a platform for change.
The New York Restoration Project and The Bronx Brewery have a history of working together on amazing projects.
FOLLOW FOR ZERO WASTE “It is not so much a question of how to live, but what choices you make. There are always alternatives. ” – Lauren Singer. Lauren Singer, the 24 year old, NYU Environmental Studies graduate, lives a “Zero Waste Life” in Brooklyn, and is teaching the world how to join her movement one post at a time. Heading up her blog, TrashIsForTossers.com, Lauren shares her tips and tricks on how to edit, select and repurpose your way down to a mason jar full of garbage a year. The proof you ask? Lauren’s timeline of acquired garbage lives on her blog and is shared here.
We were inspired to create another use for the in-room Field Reports you’ll find during your stay at 1 Hotels, so we put together 5 easy steps to turn them into a pot for herbs or small plants. Try it yourself; give your newspaper a second life and get your spring garden started.
For the past eight years, we at Holstee have been exploring what it means to live a meaningful life. We’ve done our homework, diving into ancient philosophy, studying positive psychology, and staying on top of the latest research from modern science. While we are far from having all the answers, we have learned a lot. Here are three learnings that have really stuck with us:
Starting as a symbolic lights out event in 2007, Earth Hour is now the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, inspiring millions of people to take action for our planet. While switching off for the hour symbolizes a commitment to taking action against climate change, we know that one hour of lights-out only does so much to impact our global energy consumption.
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