The United States spends more on trash bags than ninety other countries spend on everything. In other words, the receptacles of our waste cost more than all of the goods of consumed by nearly half of the world’s nations. Polly LaBarre (via inthenoosphere)

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Why give?


We’re not going to give you a list of the 17 reasons why you should give… yet. Stay tuned, though!! We here at 1to1 recently launched our biggest crowdfunding project. EVER. Well, at least in the history of our organization. To be completely honest, it’s pretty nerve racking. We’re putting ourselves out there for the masses. Small, private […]

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“Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quote of the day from Forbes.com – we felt like it was a quote worth sharing! Here at 1:1 we encourage giving in whatever way you can. Skill, knowledge, time, monetary- gifts aren’t always physical! Make […]

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It’s Ryan here to report on the benefits of using bikes as transportation, not just exercise! Almost no carbon footprint, great for your health, AND even better for your wallet. Read on, reader!  Ever since I was a little kid I’ve had a love of biking, it wasn’t until I was older did I realize how many […]

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The Last Straw


1:1 and Veronica have many things in common. One is realizing that plastic drinking straws are one easy waste product that we can all reduce. Read more.  When I first heard about The 1:1 Movement’s Last Straw Campaign, which asks restaurants to only provide straws to customers upon request, I thought, “oh, that’s so easy! But… […]

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