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Category: Environment

April 23, 2019 8 Comments
Out of Work Coal Miners Find a New Way to Flourish

Honey Bees Help Remove the Sting of Unemployment In the U.S. state of West Virginia, coal mining jobs used to be plentiful. Now? Not so much. Families dependent on coal mining for generations are now looking for new ways to make a living. And they’re finding some interesting lines of work. Many former miners, and […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, Environment
April 10, 2019 23 Comments
Is Microfiber an Earth-Friendly Cleaning Choice?

6 Reasons Why It Is As an outdoorsy girl from Colorado, I’m passionate about our environment and minimizing our impact to it. One issue that I’ve been tracking for quite some time now is the topic of microplastic pollution. It’s a big problem and that’s why I want to spend some time talking about it […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic
March 26, 2019 1 Comment
Earth Hour Is Almost Here: How Will You Celebrate?

Employees Share from the Heart: What Norwex Means to Me As the parent company of Norwex Movement, Norwex knows that safer, healthier homes for the families who live in them ultimately result in a safer and healthier world for us all. On March 30, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. local time, many of us will […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment
March 18, 2019 3 Comments
How to Protect Your Family from Sun Damage

Do You Really Have to Wear Sunscreen Every Day? Even though summer is still a few months away, today I want to stress the importance of sun protection for keeping our families safe. And really, there’s no better time than right now to discuss it, because the sun can do damage even on a snowy […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Do This Not That, Environment, Family, Health
February 12, 2019 2 Comments
6 Chemicals that Could Be Hurting Your Kids and How to Avoid Them

8 Ways to Help Keep Chemicals Out of Your Children’s Food Last July the American Academy of Pediatrics, a US medical organization representing 60,000+ pediatricians, issued a report raising awareness about the harmful effects of chemicals in food additives. It turns out that food additives can contain some harmful chemicals that you probably wouldn’t want […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Kids
January 29, 2019 2 Comments
Artwork That Will Inspire You to Save the World

Coloring the World with a Little More Hope In an age when people are more eco-conscious than ever, it’s refreshing to see art that’s bringing awareness to air pollution, plastics and trash. But watercolor artist Peggy Macnamara’s work at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History is bringing awareness to nature itself. Peggy has traveled with […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment
January 22, 2019 13 Comments
How Houseplants Can Help You Sleep Better

7 Plants to Help You Enjoy Good Sleep Houseplants can do a lot more than simply adding a welcome touch of green to your surroundings. Did you know that, in addition to cleaning the air in your home, some houseplants can also help you get a good night’s rest? It’s true. In fact, incorporating some […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Health, Safe Havens
November 27, 2018 9 Comments
A Brief History of Plastic

Planet or Plastic? A Quick Look at How We Became Reliant on Plastic As part of our coverage of National Geographic’s important multiyear Plastic or Planet? initiative, we wanted to share this quick video showing the meteoric rise of single-use plastic after WWII. A Brief History of Single-Use Plastic Before 1950, plastic wasn’t a big part […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Health, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
October 30, 2018 4 Comments
Have You Ever Swum in a Polluted River?

7 Organizations Bringing Hope through Water Image: Heng Sinith/AP A boy swims near floating trash during flood season in the floating village on the Mekong river bank on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Aug. 11, 2018. According to Water.org, approximately 4 million people out of the total population in Cambodia lack access to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Water
October 25, 2018 7 Comments
7 Ways to Protect Loved Ones from Harmful Chemicals

What’s in Your Weed Killer? While most of us are aware that chemicals in products that we use every day can be harmful, sometimes it’s good to be reminded. And when stories like the one we’ve highlighted below come to the forefront, they can be a natural conversation-starter to have with friends, family and neighbors […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Food, Health