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September 14, 2017 4 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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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Environment, How You Can Help, Plastic, Reuse Recycle
September 5, 2017 8 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 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 […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Environment, How You Can Help, repair, Reuse Recycle
August 24, 2017 7 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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July 18, 2017 5 Comments
How Sweet Is That—Leather from a Fruit?

We’ve All Heard of Pleather, But Leather Made from Pineapples? You better believe it! Launched by the textile company Ananas Anam, pineapple leather or Piñatex is a biodegradable and sustainable alternative to leather that is made entirely from pineapple leaves. Piñatex was the brainchild of designer, founder and CEO of Ananas Anam, Dr. Carmen Hijosa. While […]

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June 29, 2017 10 Comments
How to Kick the (Single-Use) Habit

Coming Soon! Zero-Waste Grocery Stores Imagine the world with less garbage. That is the hope behind the idea of no-waste or zero-waste food markets that have recently opened up across Europe. Their goal is to encourage shoppers to buy only what they need, an approach that helps cut down on the amount of both unused […]

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June 20, 2017 6 Comments
Saving the World with 3 Liters a Day

Solar-Powered Device Pulls Water Straight from Desert Air It sounds incredible and more like something you would find in science fiction instead of science journals. Nevertheless, a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of California, Berkeley, has invented a device that can pull water out of the air in any […]

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June 15, 2017 9 Comments
“You’ll Understand When You Are Older” And Other Fatherly Advice

Who Knew—Dad Was Right! “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.” Mark Twain This is one of my favorite […]

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