Celebrity [1THING]

Featured Event

No Featured Events At This Time.

[View All Events]
[Submit Event]

1Thing in the Upstate

The challenges confronting our global environment and the needs of the world’s human populations have never been greater; the future, quite literally, is in the balance.  Click now to learn more!

1Thing supports the Columbia Water Center’s mission to creatively tackle water challenges of a rapidly changing world where water and climate interact with food, energy, ecosystems and urbanization.  Click Now for more information.

Recycling is easy… all you need is the basic ABC’s.  CLICK now to find out some of the best tips including how to make environment safe cleaning products!

Recycling is the collection, separation, processing and marketing of materials so they can be used again. If we don’t buy recycled, we’re not truly recycling.  Click Now to find out what and where you can buy recycled!

With spring comes the reaping of the composting benefits!  Get yours in shape today… Click to find out how!

Recycling isn’t just for at home.  Businesses need to do their part too!  Click now to find out your business can help and some businesses that are earth friendly!

[1THING] Blog

[ National park visitors added $26.5 billion to economy in 2013 ]

In a study released July 18, the National Park Service (NPS) announced that its network of parks and other public lands

Keywords: 

Read More

[ Take action: Forest Service must keep snowmobile use safe and sustainable ]

As it is currently written, the Forest Service’s proposed over-snow vehicle (OSV) rule allows individual fo

Keywords: 

Read More

[ Love wilderness? This video will make you want to protect it. ]

A new video produced by This American Land celebrates the 50th anniversary of a piece of legislation that has given Americans their strongest tool for protecting wildlands: The Wilderness Act.

Keywords: 

Read More

[ Where moon-bound Apollo crews trained: our otherworldly wildlands ]

In 1969, landing on the moon was a truly paradigm-shifting achievement–a real “first” both for the American public and NASA.

Keywords: 

Read More

[ First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Wins Federal Funds, Courtroom Fights ]

For over a decade, Cape Wind’s proposal to build a turbine farm off Cape Cod has generated excitement and opposition in large measures—but no power. New federal funding and recent courtroom victories may soon change all that, and launch America’s offshore wind industry in earnest.

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office has announced a conditional commitment to Cape Wind, a 130-turbine project slated for the shallow waters of Nantucket Sound. The $150 million loan guarantee would support construction of the 360 megawatt (MW) wind farm and might finally help the bid to spin turbines above the waters of Nantucket Sound.…

Read More

The Green Poll

Do you think groups that "adopt" a road to clean it actually works?

Yes, they do a great job
No, half the groups don't actually clean the roads
I haven't noticed

Green News

You can help support the Shriners Children’s Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House, by bringing your drink can tabs to the East Stone Avenue Recycling Center. The City of Greenville will deliver the tabs to the organization so they can recycle them and use the funds to support their non-profit programs. If you would like a tab collection canister for your business, please contact recycling coordinator Brittany Keller at 864-467-8300.