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November 23, 2017 No Comments
The Buddy Bench: How an 8-Year-Old Is Reaching Out

The Buddy Bench Reduces Plastic and Loneliness Can an eight-year-old make a difference in the world? I was recently privileged to learn that not only is one particular little girl making a difference at her school, but she’s also making a difference regarding the problem of plastic pollution. Recently Norwex Sales Consultant Heidi Vance wrote […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, DIY, Environment, How You Can Help, Kids, Plastic
October 31, 2017 6 Comments
Upcycle and Never Take out the Trash Again

One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure In the age of the 5 R’s—Repurpose, Reuse, Refuse, Reduce, Recycle—we are taking a long, hard look at what we call trash. Before tossing something out, I take a moment and ask myself, “Is there something else I could use this for around the house?” Not surprisingly, the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, How You Can Help, One Less, Reuse Recycle
October 12, 2017 6 Comments
5 Common Mistakes When Cleaning Your Glasses

Do’s and Don’ts to Help You See Clearly Wondering about the best way to clean your eyeglasses and other delicate, easily scratched surfaces? We’ve adapted these tips and reminders from Allaboutvision.com: First, clean your glasses every day. It’s the best way to keep them looking great and prevent lens from scratching. Then be sure to […]

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September 14, 2017 6 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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August 24, 2017 8 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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July 11, 2017 9 Comments
Bee Helpful: 7 Things You Can Do for Pollinators

Helping the Bees to Find Their Way Summertime is a good time to remember our friends the pollinators. Hopefully they are hard at their important work this time of year, buzzing from here to there, fertilizing plants and making honey. We say “hopefully” because as we’ve reported in 2013 and again last year, bees in […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, Food, How You Can Help, Kids
June 15, 2017 9 Comments
“You’ll Understand When You Are Older” And Other Fatherly Advice

Who Knew—Dad Was Right! “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” Mark Twain This is one of my favorite […]

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April 11, 2017 13 Comments
When You Think About Recycling, Do You Include Your Electronics?

Electronics Can Be Recycled Too! Wait! Before you close the door on all the Spring cleaning you’re doing, be sure to include those no longer used electronics taking up space in your home. The old mobile phones, computers, TVs, telephones, printing equipment, and audio and video devices can all be recycled. There are so many […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Energy, Environment, Health, repair, Reuse Recycle
April 6, 2017 5 Comments
Increase the Efficiency of Your HVAC System and Save Money

Is it Time to Change Your Air Filter? Did you know that indoor air pollution is one of the top five environmental health risks? It’s true—indoor air pollution continues to be a widespread problem. To ensure the air quality in your home is the best it can be, try to keep it well ventilated with […]

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April 4, 2017 8 Comments
How to Plan Your First Garden

Plant the Seeds for a Successful Harvest It’s no secret that gardening is wonderful for your health. You can help reduce the use of chemicals and pesticides and get to eat wonderfully nutritious fruits and vegetables. If you’ve never gardened, getting started may seem a little daunting. But with some research, patience and hard work, […]

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