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Current environmental crisis poses a serious threat to the outdoors that we love; it's time to roll up our sleves and do something about it. The #OptToAct hashtag is being intiated by REI Co-Op to motivate people to participate in the protecting natural resources and making decisions to live more #sustainably ⁠⠀ The Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA.org) wants you to be a part of the environmental efforts of the #OpttoAct hashtag and will be hosting an Instagram contest! ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Here’s what you can do to show your support for GARNA and REI: ⁠⠀ 1. Post an Instagram photo(s) of yourself, your family, and/or your friends taking action towards environmental stewardship and conservation.⁠⠀ 2. Use the hashtags #OpttoAct AND #OpttoActwithGARNA.⁠⠀ 3. Tag @garnacolorado in the photo.⁠⠀ 4. Keep spreading the good word and the call to action!⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ By showing support, you will be entered for some fantastic prize drawings. The #OpttoActwithGARNA contest runs until Dec. 29. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Note: Participants do not have to be outside in the photo to enter, for instance, participation in public meetings regarding conservation decisions or a picture of your in-home recycling or composting efforts also count!⁠⠀ #communityconservation #chaffeegreen #getinvolved #salidacolorado #buenavistacolorado #leadvilleliving #action #makingbetterhabits


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Current environmental crisis poses a serious threat to the outdoors that we love; it's time to roll up our sleves and do something about it. The #OptToAct hashtag is being intiated by REI Co-Op to motivate people to participate in the protecting natural resources and making decisions to live more #sustainably ⁠⠀ The Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA.org) wants you to be a part of the environmental efforts of the #OpttoAct hashtag and will be hosting an Instagram contest! ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Here’s what you can do to show your support for GARNA and REI: ⁠⠀ 1. Post an Instagram photo(s) of yourself, your family, and/or your friends taking action towards environmental stewardship and conservation.⁠⠀ 2. Use the hashtags #OpttoAct AND #OpttoActwithGARNA.⁠⠀ 3. Tag @garnacolorado in the photo.⁠⠀ 4. Keep spreading the good word and the call to action!⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ By showing support, you will be entered for some fantastic prize drawings. The #OpttoActwithGARNA contest runs until Dec. 29. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Note: Participants do not have to be outside in the photo to enter, for instance, participation in public meetings regarding conservation decisions or a picture of your in-home recycling or composting efforts also count!⁠⠀ #communityconservation #chaffeegreen #getinvolved #salidacolorado #buenavistacolorado #leadvilleliving #action #makingbetterhabits


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#REI Employees leading the #Opttoact and #optoutside at one of our local parks


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The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting darker! This is one of my favorite times of year to capture the beautiful Milky Way. Nothing beats a night or two in the backcountry laying under the stars. I wouldn’t trade these moments for anything🌌


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I just want to be outside and far away for the rest of my life. craving movement and randomness and the road.


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The days may be getting shorter, but that doesn't mean you're stuck inside. NYC has tons of parks and greenspaces for you to explore, and NYC is offering tons of opportunities to protect them. Learn how you can get out of that tiny studio and #OptToAct at the link in bio. . . . . . #nature #november #parks #greenery #apartments #nyc #didyouknow #optoutside #thingstodo #thingstodonyc


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It's nearly the end of November already! Are you familiar with @REI's #OptOutside movement to combat the massive consumerism that occurs on Black Friday? They shut their doors and pay their employees to get outside. This year, they've taken it even further with #OptToAct - not only can you spend the day in the great outdoors, you can join cleanup events nationwide! Up to a challenge? You can also step up and look towards 2020 with bright eyes - take part of REI's 52 weeks of action. Starting December 1st, #REI guides you through one simple task every week to reduce your carbon footprint, slash your trash output, or encourage self-education about your local and global impact. It just takes one small step at a time to make a difference. I'm taking the challenge - will you? Follow the plan here: https://zcu.io/GNxC Sneak preview: did you know that manufacturing paper bags typically requires FOUR TIMES as much water as plastic bags? That doesn't mean plastic is any better - you can DRIVE A MILE on the petroleum it takes to produce 14 plastic bags! The easy solution: bring your own reusable bags and containers and forgo single use items all together. (This is the week 2 challenge, but maybe start now and never look back!) #52WeekChallenge #2020willbegreat #babysteps


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Three days away! #opttoact with us on the North Peak Trail in the Mazatzal Wilderness. Nov 23-24 | Backpacking | Trail maintenance Details in bio link! . #optoutside #getoutgiveback #stewardship #wildstew #wildernessstewardship #trailmaintenance #wilderness #mazatzalwilderness #hikeaz #visitarizona #volunteeraz #fortheloveofwildness #amongthewild #wildaz


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On #BlackFriday we encourage you to join @REI in their commitment to #OptToAct by heading outdoors to clean up and kick off a year of change. #OptOutside Link in bio to learn more.


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¡Acompáñanos explorando y ayudando a nuestra madre tierra! 🏔🌎🌿 Te esperamos!!✨ #OptOutside #OptToAct Hora: 10:30 - 12:00 AM Lugar: Theodore Roosevelt Island —— !Come with us hiking and helping our madre tierra! 🏔🌎🌿 See you there!!✨ #OptOutside #OptToAct Hour: 10:30-12:00 AM Location: Theodore Roosevelt Island


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Had a wild time exploring the Eastern Sierras for the first time this weekend! Night climbing was definitely a highlight. That’s me and @chrisrmontoya with the red glow sticks at the top! 💥 #optoutside #opttoact #easternsierras #milkyway


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A week and a half from Black Friday, a day that is famous for shopping and consumer culture. This #blackfriday, GARNA is joining REI in their #OpttoAct movement. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ In a letter to co-op’s members, CEO Eric Artz stated, "We are in the throes of an environmental crisis that threatens not only the next 81 years of the co-op but the incredible outdoor places that we love. ⁠⠀ As a result, in addition to this year’s #OptOutside campaign, the chain is introducing its "opt to act" campaign - a nationwide clean-up effort this November, in which everyone is encouraged to leave the outdoors better than they found it when they #OptOutside on Black Friday. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The most exciting part, Black Friday is the beginning of a 52 week challenge to help YOU make small changes that have a big effect! See the link in our bio to check out the movement. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ https://www.campaignlive.com/article/reis-optoutside-effort-pushes-environmental-message/1663357⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ #OptToAct #GARNAOptToAct #communityconservation #loveyourmother #salidacolorado #buenavistacolorado #leadvilleliving #arkansasriver#chaffeegreen ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀


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A week and a half from Black Friday, a day that is famous for shopping and consumer culture. This #blackfriday, GARNA is joining @rei in their #OpttoAct movement. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ In a letter to co-op’s members, CEO Eric Artz stated, "We are in the throes of an environmental crisis that threatens not only the next 81 years of the co-op but the incredible outdoor places that we love.” ⁠⠀ As a result, in addition to this year’s #OptOutside campaign, the chain is introducing its "opt to act" campaign - a nationwide clean-up effort this November, in which everyone is encouraged to leave the outdoors better than they found it when they #OptOutside on Black Friday. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ The most exciting part, Black Friday is the beginning of a 52 week challenge to help YOU make small changes that have a big effect! See the link in our bio to check out the movement. ⁠ ⁠⠀ https://www.campaignlive.com/article/reis-optoutside-effort-pushes-environmental-message/1663357⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ #OptToAct #GARNAOptToAct #communityconservation #loveyourmother #salidacolorado #buenavistacolorado #leadvilleliving #arkansasriver #chaffeecounty #chaffeegreen ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀


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Put your time into things that matter, something that gives back! Helping clean up Denver is 1. Yes absolutely gross because you never know what you’re going to find but 2. So rewarding, I love this state and my city. Colorado has given me sooo much, so why not give something back to it? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #optoutside #opttoact #rei1440project #keepnaturewild #protectourplanet #cleanuptheworld #denver #colorado #choosemountains #sheadventures #keepnaturewild #protectourwinters #volunteer #unitedbyblue #backcountry #andshesdopetoo #alpinebabes #alpinelakeswilderness #goatworthy @rei


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On Saturday, we participated in @REI's Opt to Act day in Denver and helped to collect 1,427 lbs of trash on the South Platte River. We love you, Mama Nature! 🌎♻️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Learn more about how you can #OptOutside and #OptToAct. Find a clean-up near you: rei.com/opt-outside


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Out and about in the dark and gloomy forested places getting ready for spring races...out on quitters road this afternoon . #reiemployee #reiknoxville #optoutside #opttoact #yammacraw #graysonhighlands50 #damyeti50 #runbumtours #yetiarmy


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You know what’s not in this photo? Trash...because we cleaned it up and properly disposed of it to keep our green spaces healthy. I am in the process of contacting our local representatives (again) in efforts to advocate for environmental education and protection in our community. #goodjobcollective


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This #BlackFriday, we're taking @rei's challenge to #OptOutside and #OptToAct to improve our community on the biggest shopping day of the year. We'll be meeting at the CVS drugstore near Sugarloaf Mills Mall (5710 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville) on 11/29 at 1pm to pick up litter before it reaches ocean-bound rivers and streams. Take a stand with us and volunteer! We'll provide trash bags, safety vests, and grabbers. See you then! 💚♻️🌞 #littercleanup #lawrenceville #gwinnett #gwinnettcounty #thanksgiving #volunteer #giveback @sugarloafmills


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🐝 Do you love animals and all things nature as much as we do? 🌿 Do you want to help protect them from the capitalistic destruction on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Last year hit a record high of $6 billion spent on Cyber Monday in the US alone. While you may get excited because these are the highest sales days of the year and you want to make money in order to make a more positive impact, you may also cringe, knowing what that means for people and all things nature. Because most products sold on that day are NOT ethically-made. 🌲 IF you want to be a rare breed who promotes shopping consciously and ethically, join us and others in the #OptOutside campaign instead. Thanks @rei for this amazing initiative! 💚 Just think: Your online shop is still open, but you don't have to reduce your prices on those days. You can encourage ethical shopping on other days and inspire your customers to visit a beautiful national park instead. To get out in nature, take it easy and breathe! There are other days to shop -- consciously! Doesn't have to be when everyone else does. We opt to act for all things nature. Want help with your campaign for nature? That's our specialty 🤘🏼so just comment below or send us a dm and let's talk! . . . . . #OptToAct #beonewithnature #gooutinnature #ShopEthicalInstead #EthicalShopping #ConsciousConsumer #BlackFriday #BuyLessChooseWell #BeTheChange #CyberMonday #RareBreed #TheArtOfSlowLiving #PurchaseWithPurpose #Changemaker #ChangemakersUnite #AllThingsNature #BuyLessBuyBetter #MeetTheChangemakers #EthicalMarketing #ChangemakerCommunity #EthicalBrands #EthicalConsumer #EthicalShopper #EthicalConsumption #VoteWithYourWallet #VoteWithYourDollar #BuyLessChooseWell #BuyLessChooseWellMakeItLast #MakeADifference


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Life drawing with Max occurred yesterday. He actually helped out with the painting today. But, good thing I’ve drawn & painted him like hundreds of times and I had a good value sketch. This oil painting is on a scrap of gessoed canvas. It has a date with my sewing machine... #studiocat #tuxedocatsofinstagram #tuxedocat #oilpainting #directobservation #mystudiotoday #opttoact


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It's feels good to do some good! So glad @rachaelpesch and I had the opportunity to pick up some trash along the Beltline yesterday. Thanks to @rei , New Realm Brewery, Park Pride, and Atlanta Beltline Partnerships, we took care of the walkway we all know and love. #OptToAct #OptOutside . . . As I pick off the plant spurs off all my clothes, I am so happy knowing that none of the things in all of the trash bags will end up in our waterways


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Have you heard of Opt-to-Act yet with @REI ?? Let me tell you a little bit about it 👇 🌲This year for #BlackFriday REI is not only participating in #OptOutside like they usually do, but they have decided to also challenge us to #OpttoAct, which means, that we spend some time giving back to the planet in addition to hitting the trails. 🌲What you can do: Sign up for one of the many Opt-to-Act Clean-up Events around the US on Black Friday, or create your own DIY Clean Up Event. Michael and I will likely be doing a local DIY Opt-to-Act cleanup near our home base, since we won't be near any of the core events. 🌲Then, each week (for 52 weeks) starting December REI has a new Opt-to-Act Challenge for us all to participate in. 👉They have some awesome resources for this on their site, including some great checklists. AND ❤️If you want to join Me & Michael in committing to Opt-to-Act each week (Accountability + Inspiration), then I encourage you to join my email list where we will send weekly reminders on the weeks Opt-to-Act focus this coming year. (link to join in bio) 👉In addition, each week I like to go deep on outdoor-focused topics with my tribe. Join me in a more intimate conversation on living a life centered around the outdoors. 👇 What are you planning to do this Black Friday to not only Opt Outside, but also give back? Too often as outdoor-enthusiasts we tend to just opt outside (which is great, and so many mental and physical benefits to that!), but as humans (even outdoor-conscious ones), we have an impact on the planet, so we always need to practice giving back in our lives. This is an excellent practice in Gratitude you guys. I'm stoked REI is doing this. ❤️I hope you'll join me. . . . . . . . #optoutside🌲#seekadventure #livelifeoutside #exploretheoutdoors #hikemoreworryless #getoutandexplore #goexplorewander #simplyadventure #adventureseekers #seekthetrails #lifeontheroad #wanderandwonder #girlsonmountaintops #seekmorewilderness #wildbynature


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¿¡Ya comiste?! It is in Latino culture to conserve, take care of our environment, and feed our family. Reducing how much meat we eat can make a bigger impact than you think. By enjoying already existing traditional foods like tacos de nopales, vegetarian pupusas, vegetable arepas, and more, we not only reduce our environmental impact, but also keep our families healthy. More veggies and less meat means our families are getting more comida saludable and helping out the planet. If everyone in the US went vegetarian for just one day per week, it would prevent as much greenhouse gas produced by all of France in one year. ¿¡Ya comiste algo sostenible?! 📸: @goulding_jr 🥑🥘🌶 . . . . . #sponsored #rei #optoutside #opttoact #comidalatina #latinofood #sustainable #comidavegetariana #vegetarian #yacomiste #comida #foodstagram #healthy #salud


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Change isn’t easy, starting is. Exciting news! GARNA is endorsing and bringing the @rei #OptToAct movement to the Upper Arkansas Valley. We’re pumped! • Stay tuned for more details. • #optoutside #opttoact #GARNAOptToAct #Salidacolorado #buenavistacolorado #leadvilleliving #communityconservation #goodhabitsforlife


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Change isn’t easy, starting is. Exciting news! GARNA is endorsing and bringing the @rei #OptToAct movement to the Upper Arkansas Valley. We’re pumped! • Stay tuned for more details. • #optoutside #opttoact #GARNAOptToAct #Salidacolorado #buenavistacolorado #leadvilleliving #communityconservation #goodhabitsforlife


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CLEAN UP WITH ME - Nov 29th • So I know in the last post I didn’t want to deal with getting parking permits for a specific park to clean up at? Well imma just suck it up and down it because that place REALLY needs love. The invite is still open to join me to clean up on Nov 29th instead of dealing with the Black Friday bullshit. • LOCATION: Wapato Hills Park TIME: 10am to whenever you wanna bounce up outta there CLOTHING: Dress for the weather. Rain or shine. Long sleeves and pants. WHAT TO BRING: - Your lovely self of course - Gloves - Bags to put the trash in. I’ll have some of my reuseable bag for people to use - Trash Picker (they sell them at the dollar tree) - Snacks and water PARKING: It’s limited hence why they need you to have a permit. Carpooling is highly recommended. I can fit a couple of people in my car too. • Let me know if you’d like to join so I can get the right amount of permits. I still need to research where to take the trash once we are done. If you have any ideas feel free to share, I’m always open ✨ 📍Stolen land of the Nuwhaha Tribe⁣ .⁣ .⁣ #throwbackphoto #opttoact #nov29thcleanup #optoutside #naturelovers #pacificnorthwest #pnwonderland #pnwlife #pnwhiking #pnwadventures #washingtonstate #idhikethat #getoutsideoptoutside #exploremore #mixedgirlmagic #diversityoutdoors #pocoutdoors


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NorCal Ascent mini meet on Saturday at REI. Lol. Thanks @jdmrtab for helping me install the #thulemotionxt, the other Ascent was Subaru's but we'll still count it. Lol. #rei #getoutside #opttoact #subaru #subaruascent #subaruascentnation #subechu #subaruusa #fa24 #fa24dit #awd #awdftw #subieflow #subienation #subaruadventures #subaruoutbackxt #subaruoutbackonyxedition


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Volunteering is fun. #optoutside #opttoact


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Yesterday, a team of volunteers worked to remove large patches of invasive honey suckle from Snyder Heritage Farm. Removing these species allows for more light to reach the ground and allow native species to grow. Huge thank you to our friends at @reclaimedrailsbrewing and @rei West Des Moines for being partners and making this a great event. Thank you to all who came out. We couldn’t make this kind of progress without you! #stewardshipsunday #rei #reiwestdesmoines #optoutside #opttoact #iowa


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Happy National Take A Hike Day! 🥾 - Bummed that I can't actually take a hike today (sick), so enjoy this photo from last Monday 🌲 - Don't forget to keep our trails clean! ♻️ --- #fitkickslife #senitairl #nationaltakeahikeday #takeahike #flowerybranch #optoutside #exploreGA #hallcounty #getoutstayout #girlswhohike #hikersofinstagram #mothernature #dontbetrashy #keepnaturewild #keepnatureclean #thewildkeepers #opttoact


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Happy National Take A Hike Day my fellow adventurers! Grab the crew and go soak up some fresh air and vitamin D! Maybe bring a small reusable bag to collect trash you find! Be awesome. So, where to? 🥾😎🤷🏻‍♀️🤷‍♂️ - chris Fernweh Gear 🌲🖖🏼 —————— • ‘Eat Sleep Hike’ Unisex Shirt • 100% Ring-Spun Cotton • Model: 5’8”, 185lbs, Size Large • Unisex Semi-Slim, Runs True to Size —————— 👉 See more at FernwehGear.com —————— @fernwehgear exclusive original, not sold in stores! 🌎 Earth-Friendly Printing in the USA 🇺🇸❤️ —————— #fernwehgear #takeahike #hiker #eatsleephike


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Great morning with @sjriverkeeper and @leavenotracecenter working at Powers Park for #risingtides monthly clean up!! Thanks @rei for coming out to support too! #opttoact #optoutside #leavenotrace #sjrk #mccoyscreekcleanup #sundaymornings


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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.


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What a great day off! We helped pick up over 1400lbs of trash from the S Platte River with REI and United by Blue 🗑️🚮🚯 Followed it up with some tasty beer and BBQ at Our Mutual Friend and Owlbear. #optoutside #opttoact #rei #ubb #unitedbyblue #colorado #travelnursing #travel #denver #wanderlust #colorfulcolorado #dogood #volunteer


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We accomplished so much today at Great Seal... Thank you so much to everyone who came out and help us take a huge chunk out of the new trail! Can't wait to see everyone out for #OptToAct on #OptOut Black Friday!


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Volunteered to clean up the river 😁#unitedbyblue #reicoop #opttoact #optoutside


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#shameless good deed post! Helped out with the Platte River cleanup hosted by @unitedbyblue and @rei. Almost 1500lbs of trash collected! #optoutside #unitedbyblue #opttoact #rei #denver


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Among the expected food wrappers, straws, plastic bags, and general trash, I also found a cast iron tea pot, 2 hats, gloves, a blazer jacket, mascara, lube, multiple lighters, and much more. . I picked up 7.5 pounds, but the group collected more than 1400 pounds of trash around the S Platte River! Thank you for organizing @unitedbyblue and @rei, and thanks to making new friends! . #optoutside #opttoact #rei #unitedbyblue #reichallenge #getoutside


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@mountainmermaid29 and I went to @rei today to #opttoact and pick up trash! afterwards we passed out almost 150 @athleticbrewing beers to everyone there. Didn’t even have time for a picture as they flew out of the coolers! 1,567 lbs of trash in under 2 hours. So much fun to be a part of. . Also, Leon, was not interested in getting his picture taken.


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Drinks after job well done cleaning up 1200 lbs of trash on the S Platte with 200 volunteers . . #optoutside #opttoact #unitedbyblue #denverbeerco #pinnaplemojitosour #reiemployee


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The sheer amount of garbage piled up around us is overwhelming. From plastics, to glass, to metals and others, we are turning the natural world into a wasteland of garbage and other pollutants. How do we deal with this? A large part of change relies on the choices made by individuals. We have to choose a lifestyle that minimizes negative impact. During an average day, think about everything you come into contact with. What are you throwing in the garbage? What are you recycling? What is your clothing made of? How often are you washing items with plastic components? What kind of containers are your food and drinks stored in? Let's have a conversation. List something in the comments that you come into contact with on an average day that could be replaced with something different and more ecologically responsible. How can you make small changes to your life that will make a big impact over time? #buildlegaciesnotlandfills #environment #wildlifeconservation #trashtag #leavenotrace #pleasedontlitter #plasticpollution #tennessee #conservation #pollution #nature #opttoact


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I'm hosting a Black Friday hike (11-29-19)😁 It'll be family friendly, kid friendly, and this trail is good for jogging strollers too!👌🏽 #Sponsored by @rei . It's free, so RSVP for you and your family😃 The link and info are in my Bio⬅️ . I'll be handing out prizes for the giveaways after the hike😏 We've done this hike for Black Friday (2017) and the weather was perfect. Black Friday (2018) and it rained a bit, then cleared up. So dressing in layers is recommend👌🏽 . Giveaways sponsored by @rei @bushkaskitchen @sawyerproducts @52hikechallenge @gregorypacks @bobsredmill @vibram . #optoutside #getoutside #goneoutdoors #takeahike #hikingadventures #opttoact #leaveitbetterthanyoufoundit #rei1440project #roadtrip #wekeepyououtdoors #harmonyheadlands #ditchthestore #headoutdoors #blackfriday #greenfriday #getoutside


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Daydreaming that everyone recycled. Nah, I’m playing. But for real you should recycle if you don’t. ♻️ #americarecyclesday #fridayfact did you know that a used napkin or paper towel is not recyclable? I didn’t know that.. so use a dish rag to clean up those messes 😁 Head on over to @recycleacrossamerica to learn more about recycling


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//opening up the door to the secret passage way. trying to be like nicholas cage in that treasure movie. lol.


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I honestly can’t explain how wonderful this weekend was in TN/NC. This is me after backpacking for a couple days (aka no makeup 😂), I went up to Mt LeConte to stay the night in the shelter. A bucket list thing for me was to see sunset at Cliff Tops and sunrise at Myrtle Point, and I made it! It was about 15 degrees out and the wind was strong, but it was 100% worth it. I have so much more to share, but wanted to start with this. Words can’t describe how happy I am in this moment. . . . . . . . . . #womenwhohike #smokymountains #mtleconte #themountainsarecalling #travelgram #instatravel #backpacking #worthit #optoutside #opttoact #adventure #adventureisoutthere #hikersofinstagram #nps #protectourparks #smokymountains


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#opttoact Starting early.


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living out of a 40L backpack for 6 months makes owning anything u don't NEED feel wrong. I am struggling to purchase things for the apartment b/c I don't see the point. I like sleeping on the floor. I don't miss or need a mattress. I enjoy our strangely bare bones living space. it's not cute or cozy, but it makes me feel like I'm not that far from who I was for the last 6+ months of my life. choosing not to participate in our materialistic society does feel good, but I feel the need to let go, at least somewhat, of my desire to own nothing. It's a balance. I'm learning. really I just miss the simplicity of knowing that everything I needed was on my back.


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Today, in just a couple of hours, I filled an entire 42 gallon bag with garbage from around Norris Lake in Lafollette, TN. Imagine how much we could accomplish together on November 29th at EcoLogical's first official group cleanup day. We will be meeting that morning (around 9am) at the State Boat Access Ramp in Rocky Top, TN. Let us know if you can make it! #buildlegaciesnotlandfills #environment #wildlifeconservation #trashtag #leavenotrace #pleasedontlitter #plasticpollution #tennessee #conservation #pollution #nature #opttoact


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Back at ot again on Norris Lake. Today's goal: work toward cleaning up the mess left after the spring floods. The high-water line is still loaded with garbage in LaFollette. #buildlegaciesnotlandfills #environment #wildlifeconservation #trashtag #leavenotrace #pleasedontlitter #plasticpollution #tennessee #conservation #pollution #nature #opttoact


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Instead of shopping this Black Friday get out doors. #optoutside #opttoact #whatwillyoudo


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“You can enter the wilderness and never completely know it. Yet by entering, we leave with a better understanding of our place in the world.” - Eric Frydenlund . Immerse yourself in wilderness this Nov 23-24. Enjoy the Mazatzal Mountains and connect with fellow outdoorspeople by volunteering to improve the North Peak Trail. Details in bio link. . #opttoact #optoutside #getoutgiveback #stewardship #wildstew #wildernessstewardship #trailmaintenance #wilderness #mazatzalwilderness #hikeaz #visitarizona #volunteeraz #fortheloveofwildness #amongthewild #wildaz


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Terracycle pick-ups now at the REI in Burbank!!!! Loving Subaru for teaming up with Terracycle and REI to make this happen!


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#LastWeekPic All-Store Meeting at Government Canyon State Natural Area. #Store131 Congratulations Judge Colter Reinhardt on being the 2019 recipient of the Anderson Award. #OptOutside #OptToAct #REIemployee #REImember REI REI San Antonio Employees Only #Campfire #Smores #Vested #REIcoolerbag #BringYourHeadLamp #ReduceReuseRecycle #PrayForSnow #NationalGeographicMagazine @natgeo #JohnnyWaddsOutdoorAdventures


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Living my best life. @rei #optoutside #opttoact #rei #goodgoods


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We're just two weeks away from celebrating all were thankful for while chowing down on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy. But have you thought about your plans for the day after Thanksgiving yet?⁠ 🦃⁠ In 2015 REI closed their doors on Black Friday for the first time to launch their #OptOutside campaign. This year they're doing more by encouraging community members to take action and #OptToAct!⁠ 💪🏽⁠ Please join us and #OptToAct by caring for Seattle's Urban Forests. We have 18 #OptOutside events, between 11/23-11/30. Click the link in bio for more information and to Register to #OptToAct⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ .⁠ #GreenSeattle #GreenSeattlePartnership #SeattleParks #REI #LoveYourOutdoors #UrbanForests #UrbanForestry #PlantATree #SaveTheTrees #SaveTheBees #REI #Seattle


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Think differently about the day after Thanksgiving and start a new tradition with us on Friday, November 29th from 8AM to 12PM for the 3rd annual Green Friday Cleanup! Join Natural Restorations as we partner up with our friends at @REI to #OptOuside & Opt to Act as we make a huge impact on the Lower Salt River.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ Volunteers will be treated to a free lunch donated by our friends at @americanwaymarket in Chandler. This is the 2nd year in a row they are donating lunch to Green Friday Volunteers. Thank you to everyone at @americanwaymarket!⁠⠀⁠⠀ *⁠⠀⁠⠀ To register, visit www.NaturalRestorations.org, click the green Event Calendar button below the homepage picture and we will send you all of the cleanup information, including directions. ⁠⠀ *⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ We would like to thank the following organizations for their support of this event: @americanrivers, @americanwaymarket, @copperpoint14, @desertmonsterstours, @leavenotracecenter, LeBaron & Carroll LLC (@lc_safety), @manateebags, @odyseaaquarium Foundation, @parksproject, @rei, @sierraexpeditions, @srpconnect, @truflask, the @u.s.forestservice Tonto National Forest - Mesa Ranger District, and @yamahaoutdoors.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀ *⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #greenfriday ⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #GreenFridayCleanup⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #2019GreenFridayCleanup⠀⠀⁠ #REI⁠⠀⁠⠀ #OptToAct⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #SaltRiverCleanup⁠⠀⁠⠀ #SaltRiver⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #Arizona⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #volunteer ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #trashtag⠀⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #visitmesa ⠀⁠⠀⁠⠀ #visitmesasaltriver ⠀⁠⠀⠀


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This year your Metroparks and @rei are encouraging everyone to #optoutside and spend time outdoors on Black Friday! But before Black Friday arrives there are many opportunities for you to Opt to Act outside. REI is committed to helping clean up parks and trails through their Opt to Act outside movement. We need your help to remove invasive species along trails and natural areas within your Metroparks. Visit our website to learn how you can help! #yourMetroparks #mimetroparks #getoutside #blackfriday #outdooractivities #opttoact #parks #cleanup #trails


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⋒ it is joy, gratitude, love + connection that make getting through the overwhelming days a little less overwhelming. i hope you know you are worthy of them all. ⋒


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Such a great weekend out in Joshua Tree. Shout out to @overlandbound @roaminglost and @lost.sasquatch for hosting such an amazing cleaning up. 300+ people showed up with one purpose, to clean up as much trash as we could. An that’s exactly what we did! Successfully filling 3 very large dumpsters, dragged out 3 car carcass’s, and so much more! PLEASE ALWAYS CLEAN UP AFTER YOURSELVES!! #leavenotrace #leaveitnicerthanyoufoundit #jtcleanup #optoutside #opttoact #getoutstayout


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#10minutebusstoplitterpick @frankstoncity #whynobin at THE worst #busstop in #victoria surrounded by THE most littered streets in #melbourne #montereyboulevard #frankstonnorth #frankstondandenongroad #itsazooaroundhere The 1️⃣0️⃣ #stubbies & assorted other #servo & #mcshit got to ride the bus . An army & entire week if anybody wanted to pick up the #cigarettebutts, but nobody around here does💯 Just down the road, #walbundryave is clean as a whistle #whyexactlyisthat❓⁉️ the areas requiring less attention get all the attention #stopplayingfavourites #thebeachisrightthere #binitforbeaches #binitorswiminit #elitism & #litterpigs #whatyoutolerate #tidytown #untidytown #trashy #chicksforclimateaction #litterpickersofinstagram #wwlitterpickers #opttoact #doyoumindilivehere Omg did I pick up litter yesterday & every other time I've walked this road No wonder those gumtrees are dying‼️🙁😖


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// hi, friends. just wanted to say hello + drop in to check in with y’all. hope you had a wonderful wednesday. i appreciate each + every one of you. so grateful for this community! // e. ♡


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@parksproject @rei enjoyed a lovely morning with fellow #greenvests and #parksproject cleaning up the Camarillo Trail down in Laguna Beach #OptOutside #opttoact #leaveitbetterthanyoufoundit


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Just out here digging and seeding trails and stuff. #saltbae #repost #lagunacanyonfoundation #ocparks #reiemployee #opttoact


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My good friend Helene and I helped clean up Tule Springs today. Once a BLM piece of land and now a National park. Because of this, the land is littered with the evidence of a shooting range. Old TV's, Jacuzzi, bathroom tiles, etc. It's going to take a while to get this area completely cleaned up, but we're making it happen. Very rewarding experience. _____________________ #parentsforfuture #tulesprings #litterfreelv #makeadifference #optoutside #help #nature #future #trash #motherearth #makeadifference #groovygreengirls #dontbetrashy #bethedifference #nevada #tulespringsfossilbedsnationalmonument #landscape #cleanup #savetheplanet #keepitwild #keepnaturewild #doesthisbelongtoyou #opttoact @protectorsoftulesprings @litterfreelv


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Leaving it better! We hope that you will continue to cleanup and share your efforts with us to amplify the importance of environmental sustainability and by collecting litter and reducing waste in our communities and wild spaces! #goodjobcollective


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I spent the early morning with @litterfreelv helping clean up Sloan Canyon. This is my church, my gym, and my therapist. Getting outside, helping and taking in the views is my passion. This area is littered with trash, big and small. Some trash was dumped by people, some blew in with the wind.


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