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Cars on a snowy city street

#1Thing: Make Sure Your Car Stays Efficient in Cold Weather

Although many of us might wish we could hibernate, we must still go to work, school, and other places. Harsh winter weather can be tough on a car. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make sure your car is ready to handle the elements.
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Programmable Thermostat

#1Thing: Easy Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill This Winter

There are lots of simple things you can do to help reduce energy usage when the cold winds blow. Check out these easy ways to save on your heating bill this winter.
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DIY Halloween Decorations

#1Thing: Halloween Decorations That Cut Down On The Plastic

If you’re aiming to protect the planet and make your house look spooktacular, there are plenty of plastic alternatives you can use to conjure up an eco-friendly yet frightfully festive scene.
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DIY Ghost Costume

DIY Halloween Costumes From Recyclable Items Around the House

Buying a costume from a store is convenient but has several drawbacks. First, many premade costumes are expensive. Second, if you buy one online or from a store, you risk wearing exactly what someone else is wearing. Furthermore, buying an outfit to only wear once is not the eco-friendliest option.
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Pumpkin Patch

Why Picking Your Own Apples and Pumpkins is Sustainably Good

Visiting an orchard is one of the most popular fall activities. It’s also fun for people of all ages. Even better, picking your own apples and pumpkins is a good sustainable choice. Here are some reasons why.
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Sustainable clothing: T-shirt made from green leaves

#1Thing: Sustainable Clothing Lines For Your Fall Wardrobe

Don’t worry, being eco-conscious doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. Check out these sustainable clothing lines that will help you feel fashionable and eco-friendly this fall.
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Mason Jar

The Best Eco-Friendly Food Storage Containers for Leftovers and Lunches

Ultimately, helping the environment means incorporating sustainable practices in all aspects of our lives. Fortunately, there are plenty of eco-friendly containers that make great options for storing leftovers and packing lunches.
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Global Citizen Festival attendees

NYC Fall Festivals That Promote Sustainability and Eco-Friendly Behavior

From apple picking and drinking warm cider to going on a hayride, taking a color tour, and snuggling up in your favorite cozy sweater, there are so many reasons to love fall.
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Happy Cow

#1Thing: Our Favorite Meatless Monday Restaurants in NYC

An easy way for New Yorkers to support Meatless Mondays is to dine at one of the city’s many restaurants serving delicious vegetarian and vegan options. Five of our favorites are listed here.
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Recycled, reused bicycle as flower box

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Here Are 5 Free Things You Can Add to Your Routine to Reduce Waste

Many people compare living sustainably to going on a diet – both commitments require a lifestyle adjustment and involve making sacrifices. Neither of those things sounds fun or appealing … Don’t worry, though! Making small, eco-friendly changes to your routine is a lot easier than you think.
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