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February 22, 2018 2 Comments
Carbon Farming—The Wave of the Future?

Got Soil Carbon Sequestration? What’s that, you say? Soil carbon sequestration? I realize it’s a mouthful, but what on earth is it? Or more to the point: What in earth is it? Basically soil carbon sequestration is a relatively new thing in farming, designed to help reduce the amount of carbon emissions that result from […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment
February 20, 2018 1 Comment
Want to Share Your Great Ideas?

Focus on Norwex Movement Members Collectively you’ve shared some great tips and insights on this site, and I want to spotlight some of it for our readers—to share the wisdom, so to speak! This month I want to thank Movement member Gingi Freeman, who recently shared how her family is helping to ensure that Monarch […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Reader Ideas
February 8, 2018 10 Comments
What’s the Best Kind of Plastic?

Clearing Up Confusing Terms About Plastic Have you ever been confused (as I have) by the terms “degradable,” “biodegradable” or “compostable” when it comes to various types of plastic in which products are packaged? Here’s a quick video from 1 Million Women that helps explain these terms relating to eco-plastic in a concise, memorable way. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
February 1, 2018 5 Comments
Fresh, Organic Produce Is on the Rise!

Taking Sustainable Farming to New Heights What if you could produce 500 metric tons (1.1 million pounds) of food every year without pesticides? And what if your growing process also reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 1000 metric tons—and saved 50 million liters of water—compared to traditional farming methods? And what if you could do all […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Food, Health
January 30, 2018 6 Comments
Share Your Wisdom to Empower Us All

Got Ideas? We Want to Hear from YOU! I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for almost five years now. And, oh the love and feedback you’ve shared! As you know, Movement members and readers are always encouraged to share your opinions, perspectives and ideas on each topic—and I’m so thankful when you take the time […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Reader Ideas
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 9, 2018 6 Comments
What Can I Do to Help End Global Hunger?

Putting a Stop to Food Waste Most of us have probably never had to go hungry, so it might be hard to imagine wondering where your next meal would come from. But the fact is hunger is a huge problem all over the world. According to the World Food Programme on average one in every […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Food, Health, Kids
January 4, 2018 3 Comments
5 More Ways to Bee Helpful

What’s All the Buzz About? Environmentalists, bee-lovers, people who enjoy fresh produce and bees all over the world: we have reason to celebrate! The UK recently decided to back a total ban on all bee-killing pesticides across Europe. The decision announced in November represents a turnaround from the government’s previous position that there wasn’t enough […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Food
December 26, 2017 4 Comments
Could You Live in a Tiny House?

The Tiny House Girl: Doing More with Less We are fascinated by this YouTube video from Jenna Spesard, aka the “Tiny House Girl” at Tiny House, Giant Journey. In 2013, Jenna quit a job she felt stuck in to find fulfillment and adventure. Today, she lives more simply so she can travel the world and […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Reuse Recycle, Safe Havens
December 19, 2017 14 Comments
Are You Wiping Out Forests When You Wipe Your Hands?

51,000 Reasons Not to Use Paper Towels There’s a lot of talk these days about paper towels. Some folks use them without giving much thought to when and how many they use. Others may be a little more judicious in their use of paper towels, opting to keep them on hand for just a few […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Do This Not That, Environment, Reuse Recycle