Welcome to the Norwex Movement

Category: Reuse Recycle

November 2, 2017 2 Comments
How to Get Free Fertilizer from Fallen Leaves

We Don’t Call It Fall for Nothing Autumn is a magical time of year—leaves turn from green to vivid oranges, reds and yellows. Then, they turn brown, fall out of trees and end up all over my yard. So if you’re like me and have lots of fallen leaves accumulating in your yard, don’t just rake […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Family, How You Can Help, Reuse Recycle
October 31, 2017 6 Comments
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 […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, How You Can Help, One Less, Reuse Recycle
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 […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Family, Food, One Less, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
October 5, 2017 6 Comments
3 Reasons Bamboo Is on the Rise

Bamboo: The Wonder Tree? Actually, bamboo is a grass. But what an amazing grass it is! Here’s why: First, bamboo grows up to 10 times faster and matures more rapidly than most types of trees. Second, it is a very durable plant. It requires less water and almost no pesticides for its growth. Finally, any […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, One Less, Reuse Recycle
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 […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
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 […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Food, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
August 31, 2017 7 Comments
Norwex Movement Comes to Town At National Conference 2017!

Where Will the Movement Take You? Each year, our parent company, Norwex, hosts a three-day extravaganza where Independent Sales Consultants can learn all about new products designed to help families reduce chemicals in their homes and help them live more sustainably. At Conference, Norwex Consultants are recognized for their achievements throughout the year, and they […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, repair, Reuse Recycle
August 24, 2017 8 Comments
How to Make Your Own Moss Terrarium!

Going DIY with One of the 5Rs Recently our very own TK (aka Teresa Kulupka, Norwex Director of Online Marketing), showed off her “repurposed terrarium” at our U.S. National Conference in Minneapolis. It was such a big hit—and so easy to do!—we knew it needed to be featured for all to see at NorwexMovement.com. “It […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, Family, Reuse Recycle
August 8, 2017 5 Comments
6 Reasons to Try Microfiber Made from Recycled Plastic

Mopping Up the Problem of Plastic 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 products? And how much good […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle, Water
August 1, 2017 2 Comments
How 10,000 Plastic Bottles Are Changing the World

Why Viral Plastic Bottles Are a Good Thing While the problem of plastic pollution appears to be growing—at least people are taking notice, thanks to the efforts of artists all over the planet. As we highlighted in a blog from last January, “3 Artists Use Trash to Create Awareness,” photographer-artist Benjamin Von Wong of San […]

Share This:
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestPrint this page
Read More
Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Plastic, Reuse Recycle