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November 23, 2017 No Comments
The Buddy Bench: How an 8-Year-Old Is Reaching Out

The Buddy Bench Reduces Plastic and Loneliness Can an eight-year-old make a difference in the world? I was recently privileged to learn that not only is one particular little girl making a difference at her school, but she’s also making a difference regarding the problem of plastic pollution. Recently Norwex Sales Consultant Heidi Vance wrote […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, DIY, Environment, How You Can Help, Kids, Plastic
October 12, 2017 6 Comments
5 Common Mistakes When Cleaning Your Glasses

Do’s and Don’ts to Help You See Clearly Wondering about the best way to clean your eyeglasses and other delicate, easily scratched surfaces? We’ve adapted these tips and reminders from Allaboutvision.com: First, clean your glasses every day. It’s the best way to keep them looking great and prevent lens from scratching. Then be sure to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, How You Can Help, Plastic, Water
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 28, 2017 3 Comments
Making the World a Better Place: In Just 5 Minutes a Day!

What’s Your Five-Minute Mission? We couldn’t help but share this inspiring video of how one woman is making a difference every time she strolls down the beach. Check out Carolina Sevilla #5minutebeachcleanup. Woman Creates 5 Minute Beach Cleanup Instagram This woman is proof you can make the world a better place in 5 minutes Posted […]

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September 21, 2017 9 Comments
How to Cure the Temptation for Plastic Straws

No Straw, Please: A Progress Report It’s only been a couple of weeks since I announced my plan to stop using plastic straws, but already I have good news! By eliminating single-use plastic straws from my own life, I’ve now saved about 10 straws from either the landfill or the recycling plant! And because my […]

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September 14, 2017 6 Comments
Repurposing Plastic: A Gift from the Heart

Saved from the Landfill! Today is North Texas Giving Day! And since Norwex Movement is headquartered in the very heart of North Texas, today we share how our own Lori Barnes, Consultant Accounts Receivable Supervisor (and Movement member!), gives from her heart by finding an inspiring new purpose for those pesky plastic bags that everyone […]

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September 7, 2017 12 Comments
How to Make Plastic Straws Suck Less

The Last Straw Did you know that in the U.S. alone about 500 million plastic straws are used every day? That’s a lot of single-use plastic! Just how much? Well, if you were to join all 500 million of those plastic straws together, they would circle the Earth about two and a half times. Every. […]

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September 5, 2017 10 Comments
Amazing Benefits of Rice Husks

Rice Husk! Who Knew?! These days, rice is finding its way into more than just your stir-fry. Rice hulls, specifically, are being used to create a variety of materials and consumer goods. Read our 2016 blog, “6 Fascinating Benefits of Rice Husks,” to get the scoop about how these tiny grain coverings have become the […]

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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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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Family, Health, Plastic
August 17, 2017 16 Comments
Scientists Find New Hope in a Pesky Worm

The Worm that Ate a Mountain of Plastic It sounds a little like the plot from an old horror movie—Monster Worms Devour Everything! Well, not quite everything. This worm actually prefers feasting on yummy beeswax to human flesh. You see, the larvae of the wax moth normally live on beeswax. This insatiable craving has made […]

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