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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 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 16, 2018 7 Comments
5 Toxic Ingredients in Body Care Products

 Are You Treating Your Dry Skin with Toxins? Do you ever touch something silky this time of year, only to have it snag on your dry skin? In winter our hands, heels, elbows (not to mention lips!) can all chap and appear rough and flaky. Over-dry skin can even become cracked and irritated. Not a […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Health, Water
January 9, 2018 6 Comments
What Can I Do to Help End Global Hunger?

Putting a Stop to Food Waste Most of us have probably never had to go hungry, so it might be hard to imagine wondering where your next meal would come from. But the fact is hunger is a huge problem all over the world. According to the World Food Programme on average one in every […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Food, Health, Kids
December 28, 2017 3 Comments
How One Teacher Is Changing the World

Instilling Passion, Optimism and a Vision for a Healthier Future In a part of New York City where it is “easier to buy liquor than lettuce,” Stephen Ritz is making a difference. This teacher, founder and CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) of The Green Bronx Machine, uses plants to help spark changes in a poor South […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Family, Food, Health
December 14, 2017 7 Comments
Growing the Good Life

Former Brat Becomes Founder and President What happens to a tenacious army brat who has an idea for a way to help veterans? Why, she becomes the founder and president of an organization that teaches veterans how to be farmers, of course! Meet Leora Barish. She grew up in a military family with a father […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, Food, Health
November 9, 2017 6 Comments
Technology that Cleans Up the Atmosphere

Carbon Sucking Machine Turns Greenhouse Gas into Fertilizer A plant in Zurich, Switzerland, hopes to clean up the atmosphere and turn a profit, all from sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air. The Direct Air Capture plant is capable of doing just that. Currently, it is able to remove 900 metric tons of CO2 from […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, Health, repair
October 26, 2017 11 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 9 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