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January 17, 2019 13 Comments
The One Grease That Is Good for Your Heart

Is Your Cookware Making You Sick? A good rule of thumb is if it’s convenient and makes your life easier, a trade-off is being made somewhere and often not for the better. Take cookware, for example. Did you know you might unknowingly be exposing yourself to chemicals that can leach into food from the tools […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Do This Not That, Family, Food, Health, How You Can Help
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 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
October 18, 2018 4 Comments
Michael Strasser Sets New World Record in Ice2Ice!

On Top of the World at the End of the World By guest blogger Andrea Crum, Norwex Vice President of Marketing, North America After cycling for more than 24 hours straight, Michael made it! At approximately 9:05 a.m. on October 16, 2018, I witnessed Michael Strasser making his way to the final destination of his […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Health, How You Can Help
October 9, 2018 1 Comment
Vote for Michael Strasser: An Athlete with Heart

On Track and on Target    Have you been following the Ice2Ice journey of Norwex-sponsored cyclist Michael Strasser? Over the last 77 days, he’s been pedaling his way from North America to South America. Now in the home stretch, he’s very much on track to beat the current world record! And we couldn’t be more […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Health, How You Can Help
October 2, 2018 6 Comments
The Link Between Chemicals and the Potential of Cancer

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month As the use of chemicals has risen in the U.S. and other industrialized countries, so have cancer rates. Today, it’s estimated that about 1 of every 8 women will develop breast cancer. That’s why it’s more important than ever to understand some of the causes and risk factors associated […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Do This Not That, Health, Safe Havens
September 27, 2018 3 Comments
How a High-Rise Can Help Clean the Air

Photocatalysis: The New Word on the Street Big-city high-rise dwellers, especially those who battle smog, know: air pollution can be a problem. Not only is it harmful to your health, it can also tarnish and degrade the exteriors of buildings, which are expensive to clean and/or repair. But what if the exterior surface of your […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Health
September 20, 2018 1 Comment
On the World’s Longest Highway: Checking in with Michael Strasser

Ice2Ice: Extreme Sports Meets a Heartfelt Cause Michael Strasser is about to break another world record. After 58 days, he’s so close to achieving his Ice2Ice challenge. Michael knows there are no limits or boundaries to what can be achieved when you put your mind to something—including finding a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease, or […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Health, How You Can Help
August 22, 2018 No Comments
Where in the Northern Hemisphere Is Michael Strasser?

Pedaling Toward the Cure for ALS on the World’s Longest Highway In case you haven’t heard, Michael Strasser is on a new quest. And Norwex is behind him with every push of his pedal. The triathlete has already broken one world record, biking across the continent of Africa in just over a month in his […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Health, How You Can Help
August 9, 2018 5 Comments
Why You Should Donate Old Pill Bottles

The Surprise Throwaway Item that Other Countries Need Do you ever wonder what to do with pill bottles once they’re empty? Many people recycle them, and that’s a good thing. Better to recycle than add to the landfill, right? But have you ever considered donating your empty pill bottles? The little containers that most of […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, DIY, Health