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February 8, 2018 13 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
December 26, 2017 5 Comments
Could You Live in a Tiny House?

The Tiny House Girl: Doing More with Less We are fascinated by this YouTube video from Jenna Spesard, aka the “Tiny House Girl” at Tiny House, Giant Journey. In 2013, Jenna quit a job she felt stuck in to find fulfillment and adventure. Today, she lives more simply so she can travel the world and […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, DIY, Reuse Recycle, Safe Havens
December 21, 2017 2 Comments
Make It Personal with a Homemade Gift

Still Trying to Get All of Your Shopping Done? Does going to the mall make you cringe? Do you break out in a cold sweat just thinking about your January credit card bill? Are you a last-minute shopper who has procrastinated too long for online shopping? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Family, How You Can Help, Reuse Recycle
December 19, 2017 14 Comments
Are You Wiping Out Forests When You Wipe Your Hands?

51,000 Reasons Not to Use Paper Towels There’s a lot of talk these days about paper towels. Some folks use them without giving much thought to when and how many they use. Others may be a little more judicious in their use of paper towels, opting to keep them on hand for just a few […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Do This Not That, Environment, Reuse Recycle
December 5, 2017 2 Comments
Creating Art from 1,000 Tons of Flip-Flops

Rhinos, Elephants and Warthogs! Oh My! “We know that what we’re doing is not all that’s required, but Ocean Sole is doing whatever we can do to serve the environment.”Joe Mwakiremba, International Sales Manager, Ocean Sole Have you heard of Ocean Sole yet? Well hang onto your flip-flops because this company is doing amazing work. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Conservation, Environment, 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 2, 2017 3 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 […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Family, How You Can Help, Reuse Recycle
October 31, 2017 9 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 […]

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