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Category: Conservation

July 28, 2020 8 Comments
Talk about Repurposing! From Fish Waste to No Waste

Could Fish Scales Be the Answer to Single-Use Plastic? We’re almost there! With just three more days in the Plastic Free Challenge, it’s not too late to go ahead and sign up if you haven’t already. Even if it’s for a little as 24 hours, I think you’ll be surprised how eye-opening it can be […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
July 14, 2020 3 Comments
Plastic Free Boy Has a Heart for Marine Life

“It’s Time to Break Out of This Mess” In honor of Plastic Free July, we wanted to share how a 13-year-old named Arlian, aka Plastic Free Boy, is making a big difference in the fight against plastic in Australia. He’s started his own movement, “Plastic Alarm,” to warn other kids as well as adults about […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Health, Plastic, Water
June 30, 2020 27 Comments
Why You Should Take the Plastic Free Challenge

Let’s Ditch the Plastic in July! I know many of us have been concerned about the problem of plastic for a while now. We hate how it’s choking our planet and the creatures that live here, especially in our oceans. UN.org reports plastic pollution has a tremendously harmful impact on marine resources: As much as […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Do This Not That, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic
April 14, 2020 4 Comments
Fun and Safe Earth Day Activities for the Whole Family

Ways to celebrate the planet from home Earth Day will be here soon (April 22), and it’s time to celebrate the planet. But for many, the ongoing pandemic means that in-person group activities may not be practical or even possible. So while celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we’ll celebrate the very first Digital […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, Safe Havens
March 24, 2020 4 Comments
Earth Hour 2020: Why It’s Good to Be in the Dark

How Going Dark Helps Shine the Light Earth Hour is coming up this Saturday, March 28, at 8:30 p.m., local time! Every year, our Norwex Movement family likes to do our part to shed light (or in this case, “go dark”) to help support our planet. We’ll join more than 180 countries around the world […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Energy, Environment
March 17, 2020 4 Comments
From Salty to Tasty! How to Make Ocean Water Drinkable Water

Addressing the Water Crisis World Water Day is just around the corner, on March 22—making now the perfect time to bring about some water awareness! Did you know that over 2.2 billion people (almost one-third of the global population) are without access to clean and safe drinking water? And that number is growing. Currently, just […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Health, Water
February 25, 2020 8 Comments
How Germany Is Motivating Citizens to Live More Sustainably

The Plastic Problem One of the biggest problems facing our earth’s wellbeing is plastic. Each year, over 270 million metric tons of plastic is produced and used throughout the world. And anywhere from 10,000 to 100,000 metric tons of it winds up in our oceans. This plastic pollution is a big problem and every country […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
February 11, 2020 12 Comments
6 Things You Should Know Before Recycling

How Pushy Are You About Plastic? Have you ever thought about the recycling process? If you’re like me, you probably assumed that a local facility takes all our paper, plastic and aluminum and transforms it into something useful—like a paper towel, buddy bench or soda can. While that is sometimes the case, it’s not the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, One Less, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
February 4, 2020 2 Comments
A Big Little Problem: The Fight Against Microplastics

We’re all aware of the rising problem of plastics, but did you know that the bigger problem is actually . . . micro? Microplastics are a much larger problem than many people realize. But what are microplastics? Microplastics are pieces of plastic smaller than 5mm but a really big problem in our oceans. This affects […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Water
January 7, 2020 3 Comments
How Bubbles Can Help Us Fight Plastic Pollution

Bubbles to the Rescue! There’s no denying that plastic in our oceans is a big problem. While most trash doesn’t start off in the middle of the ocean, it ends up there after being carried by rivers and canals. It’s become such a big problem that there are predictions that plastic weight will outweigh all […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic