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December 11, 2018 8 Comments
Can Gift Wrap Be Recycled? How to Tell

Landfills Shouldn’t Sparkle: Tips for Reducing Wrapping Waste this Season ‘Tis the season for gift giving. And many of those gifts will arrive swaddled in a sparkling array of wrapping paper, bows and ribbon—usually along with a gift tag and tape (and maybe even an outer box or mailing package to boot). And while it’s […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Eco-Friendly Cities, How You Can Help, Reuse Recycle
December 4, 2018 4 Comments
Need Free Drinking Water? There’s an App for That!

Tap App Reduces Plastic, Saves on Drinking Water Have you ever tried to use Google to search for tap water in your area? Well now there’s an app for that, thanks to Samuel Rosen founder of the new mobile app, Tap. The free app is like a search engine for drinking water. It shows you […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle, Water
November 13, 2018 8 Comments
World Kindness Day

7 Ways to Show Kindness Today is World Kindness Day, and the goal is to focus on the things we have in common with others in order to empathize with them. Go outside your comfort zone and be kind to someone you don’t know. Here are some great ideas: Pay for the person behind you […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, DIY, How You Can Help
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 16, 2018 4 Comments
How to Make Money by Reducing Plastic Waste

Start Your Own Recycling Business! Are you bothered by the insane amount of plastic produced on this planet? What about the fact that a LOT of it isn’t recycled? I know, so am I. That’s why I was so tickled to learn about this unique idea for a kind of DIY plastic recycling business that […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
October 11, 2018 3 Comments
You Want Mold with That? How Not to Start Your Day

What Could Be Lurking in Your Coffeemaker? For many of us, a good cuppa joe in the morning (or afternoon, or evening) is a non-negotiable. But did you know that coffeemakers and grinders can harbor mold that feeds on left-behind oils and residue? It’s true. In fact, a 2011 study by NSF lists the coffee […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Food, How You Can Help, Water
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
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
September 18, 2018 7 Comments
How One Nine-Year-Old Dares to Make a Difference

Update from the Buddy Bench: A Welcome Site for Lonely Kids Recently we heard from Heidi Vance, Norwex Movement member and proud mom of Sammie, the little girl with a huge heart for others. Sammie collects plastic bottle caps and lids which are recycled into Buddy Benches and sent to schools throughout her home state […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, How You Can Help, Kids, Reuse Recycle
September 6, 2018 13 Comments
7 Reasons to Try Microfiber Made from Recycled Plastic

Mopping Up the Problem of Plastic Updated from a previous blog. From shoes to travel bags, skateboards to sunglasses, all kinds of useful things are now being created from recycled plastic. And that’s good, especially considering how big the problem of plastic pollution is. But exactly what kind of plastic is used to create these […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle, Water