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May 1, 2018 5 Comments
Can You Be Addicted to Lip Balm?

How Bad Is It? Is it bad for your lips to reapply lip balm all day? “It’s true that some people get addicted to the slick feel of balm and crave it even if their lips aren’t chapped,” says Melissa Piliang, M.D., a dermatologist at Cleveland Clinic. “It becomes compulsive, like hair twirling.” But you […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Do This Not That, Health
February 27, 2018 9 Comments
Is Your Cleaning Spray Making You Sick?

Study Shows Typical Cleaning Sprays Can Lead to Decreased Lung Function We had a sneaking suspicion. It turns out that cleaning—with chemicals that is—really may be bad for you! A recent study conducted by the University of Bergen in Norway and published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Family, Health
January 25, 2018 9 Comments
Bodysurfing Engineers Tackle the Problem of Plastic

Twin Brothers Are Turning Organic Waste into the Next Big Thing Twin brothers (and bodysurfing engineers) Dane and Jeff Anderson were tired of getting smacked by plastic debris every time they hit the waves. So they decided to do something about it. Meet the Anderson brothers, co-founders of Full Cycle Bioplastics, a company whose technology […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle, Water
January 23, 2018 7 Comments
Splish, Splash—Time for a Soothing Bath

Now What?!? Smart Fixes for Life’s Little Disasters. Adapted from Real Simple magazine, October 2017. My son gets a rash after he takes a bath. THE FIXES: It could be that residue from harsh cleansers is irritating your child’s delicate skin. Ensure that any bathtub cleaning products are thoroughly rinsed away before he bathes. Better […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Family, Kids, Safe Havens, Water
January 18, 2018 2 Comments
Top 5 Movement Blogs of 2017!

Which One Did You Love Best? Thank you Movement members! 2017 was one for the record books—with our top five blogs of the year receiving over 35,000 views! Please keep reading, liking and sharing the content that speaks to you. After all, every action makes a difference! Did one of your favorites make our 2017 […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Water
January 16, 2018 7 Comments
5 Toxic Ingredients in Body Care Products

 Are You Treating Your Dry Skin with Toxins? Do you ever touch something silky this time of year, only to have it snag on your dry skin? In winter our hands, heels, elbows (not to mention lips!) can all chap and appear rough and flaky. Over-dry skin can even become cracked and irritated. Not a […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Health, Water
January 2, 2018 3 Comments
Fun, Games, Prizes! Come See Us at the Booth!

Welcome to Dallas: from Your Friends at Norwex Movement It’s that time again! Norwex Leaders and Movement members from across the U.S. and Canada are streaming into Dallas this week for the 2018 Leadership Conference of Norwex Inc.! The three-day conference is the annual gathering of Norwex’s independent Sales Consultant Leaders. They’re coming together for […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
November 9, 2017 6 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 9 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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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Health, Safe Havens
October 17, 2017 8 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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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Health