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Category: Environment

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 15, 2018 No Comments
How to Make Your Indoor Air Healthier

3 Ways to Breathe Easier Do cold temperatures have you trapped inside? As winter weather continues to blanket most of the northern hemisphere, now is a good time to go over a few how-to’s for healthier indoor air. This Healthy Living Home Guide from EWG had lots of practical advice for keeping your home’s indoor […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Environment, Health, Safe Havens
February 13, 2018 5 Comments
A Little Girl with a Heart for the Planet

Lilly’s Plastic Pickup: A Girl with a Message Meet Lilly Platt, a nine-and-a-half-year-old from the Netherlands who is doing what she can to help rid the world of plastic pollution. Lilly, her mum and her grandpa make it their mission to pick up any plastic debris they see on their walks around Lilly’s neighborhood. And […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, How You Can Help, One Less, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
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 6, 2018 3 Comments
How to Improve the Health of Your Soil

Bring Life to Your Landscape with Compost! Did you know? Compost provides literally billions of benefits for your landscape! In a nutshell, compost is simply decomposed organic matter—and just one teaspoonful contains more living microbes than there are people on Earth! What’s So Great About Compost? Compost builds and enriches soil, delivers nutrients to plants, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Food, Health, Water
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 18, 2018 2 Comments
Top 5 Movement Blogs of 2017!

Which One Did You Love Best? Thank you Movement members! 2017 was one for the record books—with our top five blogs of the year receiving over 35,000 views! Please keep reading, liking and sharing the content that speaks to you. After all, every action makes a difference! Did one of your favorites make our 2017 […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Water