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June 22, 2017 No Comments
Norwex Movement June 2017 Fan of the Month

Congratulations to Heather Scirri! 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. And our Fans of the Month also receive some well-deserved recognition, a fun prize and 200 Eco Points! Congrats to our latest Norwex Movement […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Fan of the Month, How You Can Help
June 20, 2017 No Comments
Saving the World with 3 Liters a Day

Solar-Powered Device Pulls Water Straight from Desert Air It sounds incredible and more like something you would find in science fiction instead of science journals. Nevertheless, a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California, Berkeley, has invented a device that can pull water out of the air in any […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Energy, Environment, Reuse Recycle, Water
June 15, 2017 6 Comments
“You’ll Understand When You Are Older” And Other Fatherly Advice

Who Knew—Dad Was Right! “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” Mark Twain This is one of my favorite […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Family, Kids, repair, Reuse Recycle
June 13, 2017 4 Comments
3 Alternatives for a Safer Clean

Ideas to Help You Save Money and the Environment Check out one of our popular blogs from 2016, “Green Cleaning Alternatives.” It has helpful solutions for replacing chemical-laden household products, so your family stays safer! Many name-brand glass cleaners contain harmful chemicals including ammonia, a powerful eye, skin, throat and lung irritant. Many name-brand laundry […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Do This Not That, Environment, Family, How You Can Help
June 8, 2017 4 Comments
Nora Makes Her Big Splash at the U.N.’s Ocean Conference!

Who’s made of marine debris and recently attended the United Nations’ Ocean Conference? Nora, the Leaping Salmon, that’s who! Earlier this week our vey own Nora made her special guest appearance in New York City at the United Nations Ocean Conference 2017! Angela Haseltine Pozzi, Lead Artist and Executive Director of The Washed Ashore Project, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle, Water
June 6, 2017 11 Comments
A Little Blob That Can Change the Way You Drink and Think

Start-up Company Steps in the Right Direction for Reducing Waste As I am continuously learning more about the dangers of plastics, especially water bottles, I am also learning more about the cutting-edge technology and inventive ideas that are being developed by people who would also like to pitch the plastic and find greener alternatives. What […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Food, Health, Plastic, Water
June 1, 2017 6 Comments
9 Tips to Help You Save Energy While Washing Clothes

Energy-Saving Laundry Tips Even if you have a high-efficiency washer, there may be still more you can do to save energy at laundry time. Energy.gov has some great tips for saving energy while you’re doing laundry. Check out one of our blogs, “9 Tips to Help You Save Energy While Washing Clothes,” for helpful info from Energy.gov. […]

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May 30, 2017 3 Comments
What If You Could Turn Air Pollution into Something Useful?

Creating Works of Art from Car Exhaust! A startup company in India, Graviky Labs, has come up with a way to turn car emissions into ink. Just 45 minutes worth of car exhaust fumes can create 30 ml of ink, enough for one marker pen. A device developed by the MIT spin-off company traps car […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Health, How You Can Help, One Less, Reuse Recycle
May 25, 2017 6 Comments
4 Botanical Repellents to Protect Against Insects

Sniffing Out the Best Insect Repellent Budding trees, blossoming flowers and warmer temperatures are all signs that summer’s on the way. And when the insects start to buzz in, you know it’s official. But while insects have important roles to play in their various eco systems, none of us particularly likes to get up close […]

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May 23, 2017 1 Comment
Norwex Movement May 2017 Fan of the Month

Congratulations to Sharon Thuillier! Being a Norwex Movement Fan of the Month shows you’re engaged in reducing chemicals and/or creating a more sustainable environment. And our Fans of the Month all receive some well-deserved recognition, a fun prize and 200 Eco Points! Congrats to our latest Norwex Movement Fan of the Month, Sharon Thuillier, for […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Fan of the Month, How You Can Help, Safe Havens