Welcome to the Norwex Movement

Green Blog

August 13, 2019 No Comments
Why Use Chemicals When You Can Use Wildflowers?

Coming Full Circle: Using Nature to Combat Pests The use of pesticides is a regular occurrence in the farming and agriculture industry. Chemicals are routinely applied to crops to prevent them from being attacked and eaten by insects. But while they are effective in controlling insects, some of these chemicals can also be problematic for […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, Health
August 8, 2019 No Comments
What Happens When the Wolves Are Missing

  It Takes All of Us Have you ever thought about the fact that everyone has a vital role to play? How each one of us fills an important niche in this world? That’s exactly what occurred to me as I watched this beautiful video showcasing the dramatic impact of the 1995 reintroduction of wolves […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment
July 23, 2019 6 Comments
Would You Wear the Same Dress for 100 Days in a Row?

One Teacher Takes a Stand Against Fast Fashion To prove to her class how “fast fashion” is harmful to the planet and to teach her students about sustainability, a middle school teacher in the U.S. wore the same dress to work every day for 100 days. She washed it a few times a week and […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Reuse Recycle, Water
July 16, 2019 4 Comments
You Can See the Air in Bangkok (and It’s Not Pretty)

Can Drones Help Thailand through the Haze? The capital of Thailand has a problem. Bangkok’s air pollution is bad—like really bad. In fact, the air quality is so poor there that many of its residents are now donning air-filtering face masks as part of their daily routine. It’s so bad that earlier this year a […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Health
July 9, 2019 7 Comments
Can Banana Leaves Help Fight the War on Plastic?

Guatemalan Town Says “No” to Plastic Packaging Can you imagine life with no plastic packaging? What if your fresh chicken came wrapped in a banana leaf, for example? Or your tortillas were “packaged” in a cloth napkin? Well if you are one of the 13,000 residents in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala, this is now […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Food, Plastic
July 2, 2019 8 Comments
Are Avocados Going To Be the Answer to the Plastic Problem?

How One Company Is Turning Pits into Profits Holy guacamole! Did you know that avocado pits are being turned into biodegradable plastic? Companies like Biofase are aware of the growing plastic problem and they have figured out a way to turn the waste from one of their country’s biggest exports into a reusable material. Avocados aren’t […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, One Less, Plastic
June 25, 2019 5 Comments
Can Your Milkman Help Solve the Problem of Plastic?

Reusable Packaging Could Soon Be on Our Doorsteps Today I have to give props to several major corporations who recently made news by opting to use high-quality, reusable packaging instead of plastic! Nestle, Proctor & Gamble, PepsiCo and Unilever are among dozens of others that hope to permanently reduce plastic waste by partnering with TerraCycle, […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Family, Food, Plastic
June 20, 2019 No Comments
Clean Your Refrigerator Coils—You’ll Be Glad You Did!

Hint: Let Microfiber Do the Work! It’s the middle of winter, and you may be going a little stir-crazy. So let me ask you a question: How long has it been since you gave your fridge a good deep-clean? I’m not talking about just the inside but the outside too—including the dusty nether-regions behind and […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Environment, Family, How You Can Help
June 18, 2019 4 Comments
How to Clean Up the Ocean

An Update on the Ocean Cleanup Project It’s been almost a year since we checked on the progress of Boyan Slat and The Ocean Cleanup Project. You may recall that the 24-year-old and his team are on an ambitious quest to remove half of the plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (the “GPGP”) in […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Plastic, Water
June 4, 2019 2 Comments
6 Reasons Why Sunshine Is Good for You!

Hint: Your Body Uses It To Make Vitamin D There’s a reason why vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin.” Our amazing bodies must know that it’s important for our health, because they produce it in response to sun exposure, specifically UVB rays. Below are some of the reasons why vitamin D is so […]

Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Energy, Environment, Family, Health