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August 9, 2021
Top 30 Oregon Waterfall Hikes

Oregon is a beautiful place to see some amazing waterfalls. From Portland, to Salem, to Eugene, to Bend all regions of the State of Oregon, here are the top 30 best waterfall hikes: 1. Abiqua Falls A popular waterfall in the state of Oregon is Abiqua Falls. The waterfall itself is 92 feet high and […]

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July 19, 2021
12 Best National Parks Near San Francisco

There is so much to do and see in San Francisco, Ca. For many travelers, it is nice to experience the outdoors when visiting a major city. If you’re in the greater San Francisco bay area, there are many great national parks around. Here are the 12 best national parks near San Francisco. National Parks […]

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June 8, 2021
10 Eco-Friendly Car Benefits

The benefits of driving an eco-friendly car are endless. Some electric cars are better than others but here are *number thing that you benefit from when driving an environmentally friendly vehicle. 1. You Save Money It cost much less to drive an electric powered vehicle. Reduce your fuel costs in half when you make the […]

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May 7, 2021
Electric Car Vs. Gas Car Pros And Cons

Electric cars versus gas cars each have their pros and cons. Looking to purchase a new vehicle? Are you wondering whether to go with gas or electric? Read on to see our pros and cons for each in relevant categories. Does Gas Or Electric Have Better Speed? Speed can be broken into fastness and quickness. […]

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February 26, 2021
11 Car Sharing Benefits

Car sharing is a service in select cities allowing members to use specific vehicles when they need them. It's an alternative to owning a vehicle for those who still need to use vehicles. Car sharing takes on many forms depending on which company is in your city. However, most vehicle sharing services share the same […]

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February 15, 2021
Seven Benefits Of Electric Bikes

Electric bikes, or E bikes, are a car alternative. E bikes mix the exercise of biking with the distance-covering efficiency of a car. Electric bikes still operate by pedaling, but electronic assistance propels the rider to consistent high speeds. You may be considering switching to an E bike from a car. You may also be […]

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February 1, 2021
Seven Reasons Why Sustainable Living Is Important

Sustainable living helps protect the environment and reduce wastefulness. *Sustainability is meeting our present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Living sustainably is an important practice for saving the environment and using our resources efficiently. Whether people are zero waste or just getting started, your individual practices can […]

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December 18, 2020
23 Simple Ways To Go Green At Home

Being environmentally friendly is easier now than ever and a great place to go green is in your own home. We compiled a list of 23 ways you can practice green living. These simple strategies will help save you money and help save the environment! 1. Recycle Recycling is an easy way to go green. […]

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July 15, 2020
32 Eco-Friendly Products To Use In Your Life

The U.S. throws away over 728,000 tons of garbage every day, that’s over 4.4 pounds of trash per person. You might have heard all the reasons to start recycling but over 125 Million tons of waste end up in landfills every year, raising important questions on the future of waste and its impact on our […]

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June 30, 2020
Protect Yourself And Your Car During UV Safety Month

Summer is all about fun in the sun, but too much time in the light can be dangerous. July is UV Safety Awareness Month—a time to learn about the steps we can take to protect ourselves from harmful sun exposure. 

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June 22, 2020
13 Sustainable Living Examples To Help You Get Started

Sustainable living is important for taking care of the environment. Tips and ideas are a great place to start when learning how to live sustainable. Still, it can be hard to get started going green without some eco-friendly examples. We’re here to help! Check out these sustainable living examples: Eliminate Your Plastic Use Plastic contains […]

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June 18, 2020
14 Sustainable Living Articles To Help You Go Green

You can achieve sustainable living! These articles will help you get started and maintain a sustainable lifestyle. They include sustainable lifestyle, products and transportation tips. Read on to learn how to go green! Sustainable Lifestyle Tip Articles 1.  Tips For Sustainable Living: This article answers, “what is sustainable living?” Plus, it provides 25 helpful tips […]

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June 8, 2020
How To Start Recycling

Getting started with recycling is easy! Trying to get out of your old waste habits, not so much. Before you start up your new recycling habits there are a few simple steps that can help you decide what can be recycled, how it can be recycled, and where to recycle it. Step 1: Start With […]

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May 26, 2020
20 Reasons Why You Should Start Recycling

Recycling is fun and full of benefits for creating a greener world. It’s easy to do, and it’s one minor change in your routine that can help to change the world for the better.

At Wheels For Wishes, we practice recycling every day, with every donation we take in. Our vehicle donation program accepts donated cars, trucks, SUVs, RVs, motorcycles, or boats, and helps turn them into wishes for local children. Earned proceeds from auctioning or recycling automobiles benefit Make-A-Wish. Not only does a donated vehicle help to grant a wish for a local child, but a donated automobile can also be recycled and reused to create new vehicles.

Recycling is fun, so switch up your daily routine and start sorting your recyclables. During your spring cleaning and organizing, consider starting your recycling routine with a car donation to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish.

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May 11, 2020
100 Ways To Go Green

Are you looking to go green? There are many ways to help save the planet. Often, going green can save you money too. Every step you take to help the environment counts! How do you go green in 2020? Read this list--we have the answers. Here are 100 ways to go green: Go Green In […]

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March 31, 2020
Seven Car Alternatives And Their Benefits

Are you looking for a car alternative? Maybe you are just looking to change how you get around once in a while. Alternatives to driving a car are often good for the environment too! Whatever your reason, we put together a list of the best car alternatives. 1. Bike For A Change Of Pace A great […]

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March 25, 2020
Nine Tips To Become A One Car Family

Are you considering becoming a one car family? Downsizing to one car has a long list of benefits. It can save your family a lot of money every year. It also comes with challenges. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of tips and benefits to help you make your decision. Downsizing to one […]

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March 16, 2020
Upcycling Vs. Recycling

What is better: recycling or upcycling? What’s the difference? In this article, you will find that upcycling versus recycling is situational. It also depends on your ability and desire to do arts and crafts or other DIY projects. The two forms of recycling are upcycling and downcycling.  What Is Upcycling? Upcycling is creative reuse. It […]

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March 2, 2020
Hazardous Waste Collection Near Me

Hazardous Waste is waste which threatens public health or the environment. If you are looking to get rid of hazardous waste, it is important to do it properly. Read on to learn more about hazardous waste and where to dispose of it. Find Hazardous Waste Collection Near You Hazardous waste is typically disposed in four […]

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July 31, 2019
Plastic Straw Pollution’s Effect On The Environment

What is wrong with using plastic straws? You may have seen the recent news of local governments and national companies banning or reducing plastic straws. This commodity found in most restaurants and several homes in the U.S. has been adding up in our landfills and oceans in epidemic proportions. Because plastic straws never biodegrade, the […]

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Wheels for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish®, Wheels for Wishes & Wellness benefiting local children's hospitals and charities, Vehicles for Veterans benefiting disabled veterans.

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