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Amy Cadora, Author at Norwex Movement

September 21, 2017 1 Comment
How to Cure the Temptation for Plastic Straws

No Straw, Please: A Progress Report It’s only been a couple of weeks since I announced my plan to stop using plastic straws, but already I have good news! By eliminating single-use plastic straws from my own life, I’ve now saved about 10 straws from either the landfill or the recycling plant! And because my […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, One Less, Plastic, Water
September 19, 2017 7 Comments
Chemical Warfare: Beware of These 5 Toxins

Are Unwanted Chemicals Knocking on Your Door?   While there’s no way to get an exact count of all the different harmful chemicals lurking in any given home, one thing is sure: in today’s world, unsafe chemicals are all but impossible to avoid. Uninvited Guests They’re sneaky. Chemicals cling to the bottoms of our shoes on […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Health, Safe Havens
September 14, 2017 4 Comments
Repurposing Plastic: A Gift from the Heart

Saved from the Landfill! Today is North Texas Giving Day! And since Norwex Movement is headquartered in the very heart of North Texas, today we share how our own Lori Barnes, Consultant Accounts Receivable Supervisor (and Movement member!), gives from her heart by finding an inspiring new purpose for those pesky plastic bags that everyone […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
September 12, 2017 6 Comments
From Aspirational to Inspirational—A New Way to Shop

Shopping for Good What if shopping actually had the power to do good? Would you spend a little more on everyday purchases if it helped a person in need? The shopaholic in me answers with a resounding, “YES!” That is because shopping today goes beyond coupon clipping and trolling sale racks for bargains. Thanks to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Do This Not That, Family, Health, How You Can Help
September 7, 2017 12 Comments
How to Make Plastic Straws Suck Less

The Last Straw Did you know that in the U.S. alone about 500 million plastic straws are used every day? That’s a lot of single-use plastic! Just how much? Well, if you were to join all 500 million of those plastic straws together, they would circle the Earth about two and a half times. Every. […]

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September 5, 2017 8 Comments
Amazing Benefits of Rice Husks

Rice Husk! Who Knew?! These days, rice is finding its way into more than just your stir-fry. Rice hulls, specifically, are being used to create a variety of materials and consumer goods. Read our 2016 blog, “6 Fascinating Benefits of Rice Husks,” to get the scoop about how these tiny grain coverings have become the […]

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August 31, 2017 7 Comments
Norwex Movement Comes to Town At National Conference 2017!

Where Will the Movement Take You? Each year, our parent company, Norwex, hosts a three-day extravaganza where Independent Sales Consultants can learn all about new products designed to help families reduce chemicals in their homes and help them live more sustainably. At Conference, Norwex Consultants are recognized for their achievements throughout the year, and they […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, repair, Reuse Recycle
August 29, 2017 10 Comments
In Love with that New Car Smell?

A Safer Journey: Avoid VOCs in the Vehicle Who knew? That new car smell that we all love so much, right up there with pine trees and new shoes? It’s really the scent of volatile organic compounds that are emanating out of the vinyl and plastic in the door panels and dashboard! And with each […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Family, Health, Plastic
August 24, 2017 7 Comments
How to Make Your Own Moss Terrarium!

Going DIY with One of the 5Rs Recently our very own TK (aka Teresa Kulupka, Norwex Director of Online Marketing), showed off her “repurposed terrarium” at our U.S. National Conference in Minneapolis. It was such a big hit—and so easy to do!—we knew it needed to be featured for all to see at NorwexMovement.com. “It […]

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August 22, 2017 6 Comments
Norwex Movement August 2017 Fan of the Month

Congratulations to Heather Wiese! Being a Norwex Movement Fan of the Month shows you care about the planet and that you’re engaged in reducing chemicals and/or creating a more sustainable environment. We applaud our Fans of the Month and love showering them with well-deserved recognition, a fun prize and 200 Eco Points! Congrats to our […]

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