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September 12, 2017 6 Comments
From Aspirational to Inspirational—A New Way to Shop

Shopping for Good What if shopping actually had the power to do good? Would you spend a little more on everyday purchases if it helped a person in need? The shopaholic in me answers with a resounding, “YES!” That is because shopping today goes beyond coupon clipping and trolling sale racks for bargains. Thanks to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Do This Not That, Family, Health, How You Can Help
August 29, 2017 10 Comments
In Love with that New Car Smell?

A Safer Journey: Avoid VOCs in the Vehicle Who knew? That new car smell that we all love so much, right up there with pine trees and new shoes? It’s really the scent of volatile organic compounds that are emanating out of the vinyl and plastic in the door panels and dashboard! And with each […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Family, Health, Plastic
August 24, 2017 7 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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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, Family, Reuse Recycle
August 10, 2017 10 Comments
Getting Down and Dirty on the Playground

So Long, Playground Equipment! Hello, Dirt, Rocks and Sticks! Growing up, many of us have fond memories of endless summer days roaming around the wild places and vacant lots that often surrounded our homes. We made up games or dreamed up adventures that involved far-off lands, imaginary creatures and all the kids in the neighborhood. […]

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July 4, 2017 9 Comments
9 Ways to Make Your Next Party More Earth-Friendly

Green Up Your Summer Celebrations Ahhh, summer . . . when the fresh air and sunshine make hosting holiday parties, birthday bashes and backyard barbecues even more appealing. But is it possible to throw a party that’s fun, creative and eco-friendly? Turns out, it is. Here are nine easy ways we’ve found to green up […]

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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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June 13, 2017 11 Comments
3 Alternatives for a Safer Clean

Ideas to Help You Save Money and the Environment Check out one of our popular blogs from 2016, “Green Cleaning Alternatives.” It has helpful solutions for replacing chemical-laden household products, so your family stays safer! Many name-brand glass cleaners contain harmful chemicals including ammonia, a powerful eye, skin, throat and lung irritant. Many name-brand laundry […]

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June 1, 2017 9 Comments
9 Tips to Help You Save Energy While Washing Clothes

Energy-Saving Laundry Tips Even if you have a high-efficiency washer, there may be still more you can do to save energy at laundry time. Energy.gov has some great tips for saving energy while you’re doing laundry. Check out one of our blogs, “9 Tips to Help You Save Energy While Washing Clothes,” for helpful info from Energy.gov. […]

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May 25, 2017 9 Comments
4 Botanical Repellents to Protect Against Insects

Sniffing Out the Best Insect Repellent Budding trees, blossoming flowers and warmer temperatures are all signs that summer’s on the way. And when the insects start to buzz in, you know it’s official. But while insects have important roles to play in their various eco systems, none of us particularly likes to get up close […]

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May 11, 2017 3 Comments
Great Ideas to Share the Love this Mother’s Day

Celebrate Mom—and Mother Earth—This Sunday Mother’s Day will be on here Sunday (!) and you might not have a clue what to buy or do for Mom. Or maybe you’re the Mom, and they don’t have a clue what to do for you. If this is you, we’ve come up with some great ideas to […]

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