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April 24, 2018 10 Comments
The Best Thing You Can Do to Your Bathroom

All Thumbs I am not a very handy person. In fact, I am what you would call “all thumbs.” Even though there are entire cable channels devoted to remodeling and do-it-yourself projects, I still get nervous just looking at a box of tools. One-Tool Wonder With some friendly encouragement, I decided I was up to […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Repair, Reuse Recycle
April 10, 2018 9 Comments
How to Start a Recycling Program in Your Town

7 Tips to Get Your City Started   Every year, Americans throw away 22 million tons of perfectly recyclable goods and materials. According to TheRecyclingPartnership.org, this represents an economic loss of approximately $1.8 billion as well as a burden on the climate of about 50 million tons of greenhouse gases. But according to the 2016 annual […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Community Project, Eco-Friendly Cities, Reuse Recycle
April 5, 2018 8 Comments
Sleek or Trashy? Furniture Made from Discards

Creating Beauty and Function through Repurposed Materials Would you buy furniture created from old DVDs, cracked smartphone screens, used aluminum cans or plastic bottles? What about glassware, pillows or even wallets? Pentatonic is hoping you will. This furniture and homegoods company is “turning problems into opportunities; landfill into lifestyle; trash into treasure,” according to the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Environment, Repair, Reuse Recycle
February 13, 2018 10 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 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