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September 21, 2017 1 Comment
How to Cure the Temptation for Plastic Straws

No Straw, Please: A Progress Report It’s only been a couple of weeks since I announced my plan to stop using plastic straws, but already I have good news! By eliminating single-use plastic straws from my own life, I’ve now saved about 10 straws from either the landfill or the recycling plant! And because my […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, One Less, Plastic, Water
September 14, 2017 4 Comments
Repurposing Plastic: A Gift from the Heart

Saved from the Landfill! Today is North Texas Giving Day! And since Norwex Movement is headquartered in the very heart of North Texas, today we share how our own Lori Barnes, Consultant Accounts Receivable Supervisor (and Movement member!), gives from her heart by finding an inspiring new purpose for those pesky plastic bags that everyone […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
September 7, 2017 12 Comments
How to Make Plastic Straws Suck Less

The Last Straw Did you know that in the U.S. alone about 500 million plastic straws are used every day? That’s a lot of single-use plastic! Just how much? Well, if you were to join all 500 million of those plastic straws together, they would circle the Earth about two and a half times. Every. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Food, One Less, Plastic
September 5, 2017 8 Comments
Amazing Benefits of Rice Husks

Rice Husk! Who Knew?! These days, rice is finding its way into more than just your stir-fry. Rice hulls, specifically, are being used to create a variety of materials and consumer goods. Read our 2016 blog, “6 Fascinating Benefits of Rice Husks,” to get the scoop about how these tiny grain coverings have become the […]

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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 24, 2017 7 Comments
How to Make Your Own Moss Terrarium!

Going DIY with One of the 5Rs Recently our very own TK (aka Teresa Kulupka, Norwex Director of Online Marketing), showed off her “repurposed terrarium” at our U.S. National Conference in Minneapolis. It was such a big hit—and so easy to do!—we knew it needed to be featured for all to see at NorwexMovement.com. “It […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, Family, Reuse Recycle
August 22, 2017 6 Comments
Norwex Movement August 2017 Fan of the Month

Congratulations to Heather Wiese! 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. We applaud our Fans of the Month and love showering them with well-deserved recognition, a fun prize and 200 Eco Points! Congrats to our […]

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August 17, 2017 16 Comments
Scientists Find New Hope in a Pesky Worm

The Worm that Ate a Mountain of Plastic It sounds a little like the plot from an old horror movie—Monster Worms Devour Everything! Well, not quite everything. This worm actually prefers feasting on yummy beeswax to human flesh. You see, the larvae of the wax moth normally live on beeswax. This insatiable craving has made […]

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August 15, 2017 19 Comments
9 More Reasons to Pass Up Paper

How Many Trees Must Die So Our Hands Can Get Dry? Did you know that every day more than 51,000 trees are cut down to support North America’s paper towel habit? Or that the paper industry in general consumes more water than any other single industry on Earth? Maybe you weren’t aware that 254 million […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, Kids, One Less
August 8, 2017 5 Comments
6 Reasons to Try Microfiber Made from Recycled Plastic

Mopping Up the Problem of Plastic From shoes to travel bags, skateboards to sunglasses, all kinds of useful things are now being created from recycled plastic. And that’s good, especially considering how big the problem of plastic pollution is. But exactly what kind of plastic is used to create these products? And how much good […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle, Water