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November 9, 2017 2 Comments
Technology that Cleans Up the Atmosphere

Carbon Sucking Machine Turns Greenhouse Gas into Fertilizer A plant in Zurich, Switzerland, hopes to clean up the atmosphere and turn a profit, all from sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air. The Direct Air Capture plant is capable of doing just that. Currently, it is able to remove 900 metric tons of CO2 from […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, Health, repair
October 19, 2017 8 Comments
How to Help Protect Our Smallest Bundles from Body Burden

Toxins in the Womb: A Hand-Me-Down No Baby Needs It was a small study, but scary nevertheless: In a 2004 study by the Environmental Working Group, more than 200 industrial compounds, pollutants and other chemicals were discovered in the umbilical cord blood of the 10 U.S. newborns studied. How did these chemicals get there? They […]

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October 17, 2017 3 Comments
4 Reasons Why Enzymes Beat Harsh Chemicals

Today it seems like you hear the word “enzyme-based” in lots of different applications. From oven cleaners to carpet stain removers, enzyme biotechnology is now a part of everyday life. Enzymes are everywhere! But what are enzymes, exactly, and what makes them so special? What Are Enzymes? First of all, enzymes really are everywhere—and they […]

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October 3, 2017 4 Comments
5 Steps and 20 Seconds—The Best Way to Clean Your Hands

Back to School Doesn’t Have to Mean Back to Germs Now that the kiddoes are back at school, where germs may lurk on every door handle, water fountain, keyboard, desk and backpack, it’s time to remind your children when and how to wash their hands. Because thorough hand-washing is one of the best ways to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Health, How You Can Help, Water
September 19, 2017 11 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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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 13 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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