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February 11, 2020 | | 13

6 Things You Should Know Before Recycling

How Pushy Are You About Plastic? Have you ever thought about the recycling process? If you’re like me, you probably assumed that a local facility takes all our paper, plastic and aluminum and transforms it into something useful—like a paper towel, buddy bench or soda can. While that is sometimes the case, it’s not the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, One Less, Plastic, Reuse Recycle

Are Avocados Going To Be the Answer to the Plastic Problem?
July 2, 2019 | | 8

Are Avocados Going To Be the Answer to the Plastic Problem?

How One Company Is Turning Pits into Profits Holy guacamole! Did you know that avocado pits are being turned into biodegradable plastic? Companies like Biofase are aware of the growing plastic problem and they have figured out a way to turn the waste from one of their country’s biggest exports into a reusable material. Avocados aren’t […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, One Less, Plastic

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: 5 Tips to Declutter Your Kitchen
May 3, 2018 | | 12

Getting to the Heart of the Matter: 5 Tips to Declutter Your Kitchen

Got Kitchen Clutter? Ask Yourself One Question Just like the rest of the house, my kitchen sometimes gets “cluttered.” It may not always be visible clutter, but it’s there, nevertheless. Old, mismatched dishware taking up space in the cabinet, scratched pots and pans that really should be replaced, even old table linens that really aren’t […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Do This Not That, How You Can Help, One Less

A Little Girl with a Heart for the Planet
February 13, 2018 | | 10

A Little Girl with a Heart for the Planet

Lilly’s Plastic Pickup: A Girl with a Message Meet Lilly Platt, a nine-and-a-half-year-old from the Netherlands who is doing what she can to help rid the world of plastic pollution. Lilly, her mum and her grandpa make it their mission to pick up any plastic debris they see on their walks around Lilly’s neighborhood. And […]

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

Upcycle and Never Take out the Trash Again
October 31, 2017 | | 9

Upcycle and Never Take out the Trash Again

One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure In the age of the 5 R’s—Repurpose, Reuse, Refuse, Reduce, Recycle—we are taking a long, hard look at what we call trash. Before tossing something out, I take a moment and ask myself, “Is there something else I could use this for around the house?” Not surprisingly, the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, How You Can Help, One Less, Reuse Recycle

Are You on the Green Team?
October 10, 2017 | | 1

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