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Category: Environment

October 8, 2019 19 Comments
First Norwex Seabin Hard at Work in Malta

Seabin Adventure in Malta Kicks Off at Birgu Marina Our Norwex office in Malta is placing ten Seabins around that island country to help address growing concerns about harmful chemicals, plastic pollution and environmental issues.   What Is a Seabin? This award-winning floating rubbish bin is strategically positioned in “debris problem areas” like marinas, docks, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Water
September 15, 2019 16 Comments
Cleaning Up Our Oceans, One Plastic Bottle at a Time

Norwex Announces New Packaging Made from OceanBound Plastic Today I have some very exciting news to share with you! As Chief Marketing Officer, it’s my responsibility to help ensure that Norwex truly walks the talk of environmental responsibility. To that end, my colleagues and I strive to make the very best use of Norwex resources, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
September 3, 2019 15 Comments
Norwex Partners with Seabin for Cleaner Oceans

Cleaner Oceans Are the Wave of the Future Marine litter is now 60 to 80 percent plastic, reaching 95 percent in some areas, according to CoastalCare.org. Norwex is helping combat marine waste and the hazards that such waste poses to marine ecosystems through a new partnership with a holistic solution: The Seabin Project. What Is […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Water
August 27, 2019 5 Comments
From Landfills to New Life: A Look at the Transformation of Waste

How TerraCycle Is Changing the Landscape Reduce, reuse, recycle. We all know it and do it to the best of our ability, but we’re also still learning. For example, have you ever stared at a recycling bin wondering if that yogurt cup is really acceptable for that receptacle? Should you rinse it out first? And […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
August 20, 2019 8 Comments
What Is the “It” Tree of 2019?

5 Plants to Liven Up Any Décor I came across this blog about trendy houseplants the other day and couldn’t help but wonder: Really? Houseplants . . . ? Trendy? The idea intrigued me a little. I’ve never given much thought to houseplants, other than that they’re pretty and offer a welcome touch of green. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Family, Health
August 13, 2019 1 Comment
Why Use Chemicals When You Can Use Wildflowers?

Coming Full Circle: Using Nature to Combat Pests The use of pesticides is a regular occurrence in the farming and agriculture industry. Chemicals are routinely applied to crops to prevent them from being attacked and eaten by insects. But while they are effective in controlling insects, some of these chemicals can also be problematic for […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, Health
August 8, 2019 2 Comments
What Happens When the Wolves Are Missing

  It Takes All of Us Have you ever thought about the fact that everyone has a vital role to play? How each one of us fills an important niche in this world? That’s exactly what occurred to me as I watched this beautiful video showcasing the dramatic impact of the 1995 reintroduction of wolves […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment
July 16, 2019 5 Comments
You Can See the Air in Bangkok (and It’s Not Pretty)

Can Drones Help Thailand through the Haze? The capital of Thailand has a problem. Bangkok’s air pollution is bad—like really bad. In fact, the air quality is so poor there that many of its residents are now donning air-filtering face masks as part of their daily routine. It’s so bad that earlier this year a […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Health
July 9, 2019 7 Comments
Can Banana Leaves Help Fight the War on Plastic?

Guatemalan Town Says “No” to Plastic Packaging Can you imagine life with no plastic packaging? What if your fresh chicken came wrapped in a banana leaf, for example? Or your tortillas were “packaged” in a cloth napkin? Well if you are one of the 13,000 residents in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala, this is now […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Food, Plastic
July 2, 2019 8 Comments
Are Avocados Going To Be the Answer to the Plastic Problem?

How One Company Is Turning Pits into Profits Holy guacamole! Did you know that avocado pits are being turned into biodegradable plastic? Companies like Biofase are aware of the growing plastic problem and they have figured out a way to turn the waste from one of their country’s biggest exports into a reusable material. Avocados aren’t […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, One Less, Plastic