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Category: Chemicals

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
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
June 13, 2017 11 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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May 25, 2017 9 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 9, 2017 12 Comments
Are You Washing Your Clothes in Chemicals?

How Safe Is Your Laundry Room? Did you know that dryer sheets, fabric softeners and typical clothing sprays can be loaded with chemicals that are potentially harmful to you and your family? It’s true! And because these chemicals come into contact with your bedding, towels and clothing—which then covers your skin for hours at a […]

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April 27, 2017 8 Comments
Not Sure What to Do with Your Unused Prescription Meds?

National Drug Take-Back Day Is This Saturday, April 29, 2017! If you’re like a lot of people, you may have expired prescription medications in your cabinets or medicine chest that you either forgot about or simply no longer use. While it might be tempting to pour these “expired medications” down the drain or flush them […]

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April 25, 2017 4 Comments
Where in the World Is the Mariana Trench and Why Is it Polluted?

Our Far-Reaching Impact on the Environment Pollution. It’s everywhere. Its impact on the planet? More devastating than we really know! When scientists discover massive amounts of toxic chemicals in a place where humans have virtually never been, the pollution problem facing the planet is far worse than the average individual may realize. Nearly 1600 miles […]

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March 28, 2017 5 Comments
Why Use Microbeads When There Are Better Alternatives?

Save the Environment (and Your Skin) from Microbead Damage Along with New Zealand, five Nordic countries—Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden—are next in line to ban the use of microbeads and microplastics in cosmetics. This comes after the US passes the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 and Canada adds Microbeads to its list of toxic […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Health, How You Can Help, Plastic, Safe Havens, Water
March 23, 2017 4 Comments
4 Things You Need to Know about Outdoor Air Pollution

Problems with the Air You Breathe Did you know that Americans are far more likely to die from the effects of outdoor air pollution than from guns and car accidents combined? Or that air pollution is also deadlier than both HIV/AIDS and malaria? It’s true. A September 2015 study published in the journal Nature revealed that each […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Food, Health, How You Can Help, Safe Havens, Water