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Amy Cadora, Author at Norwex Movement

July 17, 2018 2 Comments
Good News Blowing in: Wind Energy Is on the Rise

More Businesses Are Choosing Green Power! Businesses today are relying more and more on renewable energy sources—and it’s easy to see why. Costs of solar and wind power are dropping globally. In fact, they’re projected to become two of the cheapest sources of electricity for most of the world after 2030. And savvy businesses are […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment
July 12, 2018 3 Comments
Could Road Trips in the Future Help Clean the Air?

Goodyear’s Oxygene May Bring the Future of Mobility to Life What if every car trip you took meant cleaner air for your city because your car’s tires reduced CO2 as you drove around? This may not be as far-fetched as it sounds. At the March 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, Goodyear introduced a concept tire […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment
July 10, 2018 6 Comments
7 Great Ways to Cut Down on Trash

Check Out These Easy Swaps! Can one replace 500? It can if you’re talking about using a single reusable cup all year long. Just one reusable cup can replace about 500 paper or foam coffee cups, according to this graphic posted by The Farm Project and Less Plastic. Five hundred cups may not sound like […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic
July 5, 2018 9 Comments
The Better Way to Get Your Oven Clean

Should You Use Your Oven’s Self-Cleaning Feature? If you’re a busy mom like me, it might be hard to imagine being without your electric oven’s self-cleaning feature. After all, my oven’s ability to scorch itself clean saves me a lot of time and effort. That has to be a good thing, right? Not so fast. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Energy, Food
July 3, 2018 2 Comments
An Update on the Gyres: Is There Hope for the World’s Oceans?

Cleaning Up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The world’s oceans are in trouble. They’re dumping grounds for literally tens of thousands of tons of plastic garbage that now float in them, upsetting the ecosystem and hurting, maiming and killing the fish and other creatures who live there. This fascinating yet frightening infographic explains how these […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Plastic, Water
June 28, 2018 6 Comments
Just Say No to the Plastic Straw

Used for a Minute, Lasts for a Lifetime!   Hooray for the collective power of social media! Today we celebrate this photo from Experiencias Xcaret, a socially responsible and sustainable tourist recreation park in Mexico. Plastic straws are a fast, but environmentally problematic, “solution” to a problem most of us really don’t even have. How many […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic
June 26, 2018 4 Comments
Art to Save the Sea on Display at this St. Paul, Minnesota Zoo!

What Kind of Zoo Has Plastic Animals? If you’ll be in the area of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, within the next few months, be sure and swing by the Como Park Zoo & Conservatory! Now through October 21, Norwex Movement partner Washed Ashore is sponsoring a traveling exhibit there as part of its Art to Save […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Water
June 21, 2018 3 Comments
4 Ways Your Clothing Leaves a Mark on the Planet

How Clothing Affects the Planet Did you know your clothing has a carbon footprint? It’s true. The carbon footprint of any given article of clothing is based on several factors—things like: The fiber clothing is made of The amount of water and other resources required to produce that fiber Processes like spinning, printing, dyeing and […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Reuse Recycle
June 19, 2018 9 Comments
How a TV Show Is Helping to Save the Oceans

Blue Planet II and Its Impact on Behavior Today we take a happy look at all the love our oceans have been receiving lately thanks to something called the Blue Planet effect. What Is the Blue Planet Effect? Glad you asked. Sweeping the UK, the Blue Planet effect is the change in behavior by individuals, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, How You Can Help, Plastic, Water
June 14, 2018 No Comments
California Is Going Solar! Will It Be Worth It?

Solar Panels Expected to Slash Bills and Reduce Air Pollution Last month, California became the first state in the U.S. to require that, beginning in 2020, new houses built there include solar panels. The new law would also apply to multifamily buildings of up to three stories. The thinking is that, over a three-year period, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment