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February 13, 2018 5 Comments
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
February 8, 2018 10 Comments
What’s the Best Kind of Plastic?

Clearing Up Confusing Terms About Plastic Have you ever been confused (as I have) by the terms “degradable,” “biodegradable” or “compostable” when it comes to various types of plastic in which products are packaged? Here’s a quick video from 1 Million Women that helps explain these terms relating to eco-plastic in a concise, memorable way. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
January 25, 2018 9 Comments
Bodysurfing Engineers Tackle the Problem of Plastic

Twin Brothers Are Turning Organic Waste into the Next Big Thing Twin brothers (and bodysurfing engineers) Dane and Jeff Anderson were tired of getting smacked by plastic debris every time they hit the waves. So they decided to do something about it. Meet the Anderson brothers, co-founders of Full Cycle Bioplastics, a company whose technology […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle, Water
January 2, 2018 3 Comments
Fun, Games, Prizes! Come See Us at the Booth!

Welcome to Dallas: from Your Friends at Norwex Movement It’s that time again! Norwex Leaders and Movement members from across the U.S. and Canada are streaming into Dallas this week for the 2018 Leadership Conference of Norwex Inc.! The three-day conference is the annual gathering of Norwex’s independent Sales Consultant Leaders. They’re coming together for […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
November 30, 2017 2 Comments
How to Host a Greener Holiday Party

7 Tips for Making Your Holiday Party More Sustainable Looking for simple, safe and creative ideas to make your holiday gatherings a bit more environmentally friendly? These seven tips we presented a few years back are just as valid today for helping conserve natural resources and trimming the waste typically generated during holiday festivities. Read […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
November 23, 2017 7 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 7 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 1 Comment
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 4 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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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Water
September 21, 2017 10 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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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, One Less, Plastic, Water