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November 2, 2017 2 Comments
How to Get Free Fertilizer from Fallen Leaves

We Don’t Call It Fall for Nothing Autumn is a magical time of year—leaves turn from green to vivid oranges, reds and yellows. Then, they turn brown, fall out of trees and end up all over my yard. So if you’re like me and have lots of fallen leaves accumulating in your yard, don’t just rake […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Family, How You Can Help, Reuse Recycle
October 26, 2017 10 Comments
What’s in the Heart of Your Home?

4 Tips for a Germ-Free Kitchen The kitchen is usually considered the heart of the home. More than just a place to prep pasta or bake baklava, it’s where we tend to hang out, catch up and connect with family and friends. But it turns out that your kitchen may be harboring a dark secret. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Family, Food, Health, Safe Havens
October 19, 2017 8 Comments
How to Help Protect Our Smallest Bundles from Body Burden

Toxins in the Womb: A Hand-Me-Down No Baby Needs It was a small study, but scary nevertheless: In a 2004 study by the Environmental Working Group, more than 200 industrial compounds, pollutants and other chemicals were discovered in the umbilical cord blood of the 10 U.S. newborns studied. How did these chemicals get there? They […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Health, Safe Havens
October 17, 2017 3 Comments
4 Reasons Why Enzymes Beat Harsh Chemicals

Today it seems like you hear the word “enzyme-based” in lots of different applications. From oven cleaners to carpet stain removers, enzyme biotechnology is now a part of everyday life. Enzymes are everywhere! But what are enzymes, exactly, and what makes them so special? What Are Enzymes? First of all, enzymes really are everywhere—and they […]

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October 10, 2017 No Comments
Are You on the Green Team?

Down! Set! Hut-Hut! The days are shorter, the air is crisper and the leaves are turning the vibrant hues of autumn. With the season comes football and one of America’s favorite traditions—tailgating! Let’s be honest, there’s nothing green about tailgating unless you are a fan of a team whose colors are green. Sure, you can […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Family, Food, One Less, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
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 13 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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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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August 10, 2017 12 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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