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Entercom 1Thing

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.

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Facts on Foam: Plastic #6 Polystyrene

By Tori Carle, Waste Reduction Supervisor, City of Greensboro What is it? Polystyrene, or Styrofoam, is a petroleum-based plastic made from styrene monomers. It has excellent insulation properties, is light-weight, and 95% air. Styrofoam is commonly used in product packaging and the food industry...
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Plastic bottles

This Plastic Whale is Making a Big Statement

By Heather Rivera This almost 40 foot work of art in Belgium is cool-looking and scary at the same time. It's making a big statement regarding plastic pollution that has invaded our oceans / waterways! There are whales and other water life coming up on shores filled with plastic and trash. Plastic...
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Monarch Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly Conservation

By Stephanie Nickell The monarch butterfly population is dwindling due to a decline in milkweed. Monarch butterflies only lay their eggs on milkweed, and caterpillars only eat milkweed. Since 1990, monarch populations have crashed, with nearly 1 billion of the butterflies dying. The decline isn't...
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Macklemore Does 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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Lenny Kravitz and Macklemore talk about the 1Thing they do for the environment

The 1Thing that Lenny Kravitz, Macklemore & Others Do for the Planet

Happy August! It’s a new month which means we have a new panel of your favorite artists sharing the #1Thing they do to help save our planet each and every day. To support our 1Thing sustainability initiative, we grilled Dan from Bastille , Kenny Chesney , Lenny Kravitz , Macklemore , Alice Merton...
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Gull with plastic ring

6 Pack rings where they’ve been and where they’re going

By Laine Roberts, Recycling Education Specialist, City of Greensboro It’s no secret we humans produce way too much garbage. Case in point: the plastic 6-pack ring. These were developed in the 1960’s to conveniently carry canned drinks, and within 10 years, completely replaced paper and metal based...
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Photo Paper

Photo Paper and recycling

Tori Carle, Waste Reduction Supervisor, City of Greensboro With the advent of social media, digital picture frames and a million other ways that we can digitally keep photos, printed photos are becoming less and less prevalent. Yes, all of our family and friends can check out those goofy kid...
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Takeout box

Take-Out Food. Reduce and Reuse

By Tori Carle, Waste Reduction Supervisor, City of Greensboro Take-out food. Glorious, delicious, hassle-free take-out food. It can be a savior after a long day when you have no groceries or energy to craft a home-cooked meal for yourself or your hungry family. Just writing this makes me want some...
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Giraffe

Giraffe Conservation in the Triad and Around the World

By Stephanie Nickell Last month on June 21st zoos, schools, governments, institutions, companies and conservation organizations around the world hosted events to raise support and create awareness for giraffe in the wild. Giraffes are listed as vulnerable to extinct on the International Union for...
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Gifts and bag. Presents, pleasant.

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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