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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.

Green commutes: Protected bike lanes arrive on Comm Ave

Over the past week, the city of Boston has been finishing renovations on the Boston University Bridge that began last summer as a part of Imagine Boston 2030. The project will further Boston 2030’s plan to have no fatal crashes in Boston, as well as to get to a carbon neutral city, by protecting...
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Boston startup Rocketbook looking to save trees with sustainable notebooks

Every year in the United States, about one billion trees worth of paper are thrown away. Boston-based startup Rocketbook is looking to change that with their sustainable notebooks for the digital age. Their notebooks are re-usable indefinitely, and unlike a laptop, they won’t run out of charge...
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Bastille, Macklemore, and Alice Merton Do 1Thing to Help Our Environment

Happy August! It’s a new month which means we have a new panel of artists sharing the #1Thing they do to help save our planet each day.
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Boston GreenFest: 11th annual sustainability festival at City Hall Plaza

On the first weekend of August, the 11th annual Boston GreenFest will be taking place at Boston's City Hall Plaza. The three-day fest aims to create a sustainable world by empowering its attendees to live green. It also strives to create a green festival through not allowing bottled water on site,...
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Food for All: Environmentally sustainable take-out comes to Boston

Every year billions of dollars worth of food is wasted in the United States, yet some people still go hungry. Food for All is looking to change that. Food for All is an app that allows local restaurants to sell their food right before closing, for at least half the normal price. The app is...
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Boston website Food Waste Feast encourages sustainable cooking

Food Waste Feast knows that throwing out food is like throwing away money. This Boston-based website wants to help you save the planet and your wallet with recipes that will turn your unused food into delicious meals. The food-saving website was started by Boston-based sisters Mei and Irene, who...
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Massachusetts State Senate approves MBTA sustainability study for electrifying commuter rails

By 2050, Massachusetts is required by state law to have reduced its carbon emissions by 80 percent below the 1990 baseline level. With the state’s transportation making up about 39 percent of all emissions, it’s no wonder that the MBTA is looking for a more sustainable future. One of their first...
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Red Sox named EPA Green Power Partner

Over the past few years, the Boston Red Sox have switched to 100 percent clean, renewable electricity , becoming one of only four Major League Baseball teams to offset their power consumption. This spring, the Red Sox were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a Green Power...
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Bike sharing services bring thousands of dockless bikes to Boston-area communities

LimeBike and Spin have started introducing thousands of their dockless bikes to Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Milton, Melrose, Newton, Needham, Revere, Waltham, Watertown and Winthrop over the past month. The bikes are free to the communities hosting them and are...
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13 Green Gift Ideas For Dad

Need some last-minute Father's day gift ideas that are also eco-friendly? We've got you covered!
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