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October 26, 2017 10 Comments
What’s in the Heart of Your Home?

4 Tips for a Germ-Free Kitchen The kitchen is usually considered the heart of the home. More than just a place to prep pasta or bake baklava, it’s where we tend to hang out, catch up and connect with family and friends. But it turns out that your kitchen may be harboring a dark secret. […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Family, Food, Health, Safe Havens
October 19, 2017 8 Comments
How to Help Protect Our Smallest Bundles from Body Burden

Toxins in the Womb: A Hand-Me-Down No Baby Needs It was a small study, but scary nevertheless: In a 2004 study by the Environmental Working Group, more than 200 industrial compounds, pollutants and other chemicals were discovered in the umbilical cord blood of the 10 U.S. newborns studied. How did these chemicals get there? They […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Family, Health, Safe Havens
September 19, 2017 11 Comments
Chemical Warfare: Beware of These 5 Toxins

Are Unwanted Chemicals Knocking on Your Door?   While there’s no way to get an exact count of all the different harmful chemicals lurking in any given home, one thing is sure: in today’s world, unsafe chemicals are all but impossible to avoid. Uninvited Guests They’re sneaky. Chemicals cling to the bottoms of our shoes on […]

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May 23, 2017 2 Comments
Norwex Movement May 2017 Fan of the Month

Congratulations to Sharon Thuillier! Being a Norwex Movement Fan of the Month shows you’re engaged in reducing chemicals and/or creating a more sustainable environment. And our Fans of the Month all receive some well-deserved recognition, a fun prize and 200 Eco Points! Congrats to our latest Norwex Movement Fan of the Month, Sharon Thuillier, for […]

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May 2, 2017 5 Comments
Chicago Puts Renewable Energy in the Works

Known for Wind, In a Whole New Way By 2025, buildings owned by the city of Chicago are to be powered by 100% renewable energy such as wind and solar, according to an announcement earlier this month by the city’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel. If implemented, Chicago will become the largest U.S. city to decarbonize the […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Energy, Environment, Health, How You Can Help, Safe Havens
April 20, 2017 9 Comments
Will Responsible Ecotourism Save the Redwoods?

What We Can Do to Help In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many sequoia and redwood trees were tunneled through in an effort to entice tourists to visit parks and resorts. The tunnels were tall and wide enough to accommodate cars of the day. In January of 2017, however, as a result of […]

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April 18, 2017 8 Comments
Norwex Movement April 2017 Fan of the Month

Congratulations to Anne Baudouin! Being a Norwex Movement Fan of the Month shows you’re engaged in reducing chemicals and/or creating a more sustainable environment. And our Fans of the Month all receive some well-deserved recognition, a fun prize and 200 Eco Points! Congrats to our latest Norwex Movement Fan of the Month, Anne Baudouin, for […]

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April 6, 2017 5 Comments
Increase the Efficiency of Your HVAC System and Save Money

Is it Time to Change Your Air Filter? Did you know that indoor air pollution is one of the top five environmental health risks? It’s true—indoor air pollution continues to be a widespread problem. To ensure the air quality in your home is the best it can be, try to keep it well ventilated with […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, DIY, Environment, Family, Health, How You Can Help, Safe Havens
April 4, 2017 8 Comments
How to Plan Your First Garden

Plant the Seeds for a Successful Harvest It’s no secret that gardening is wonderful for your health. You can help reduce the use of chemicals and pesticides and get to eat wonderfully nutritious fruits and vegetables. If you’ve never gardened, getting started may seem a little daunting. But with some research, patience and hard work, […]

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March 28, 2017 5 Comments
Why Use Microbeads When There Are Better Alternatives?

Save the Environment (and Your Skin) from Microbead Damage Along with New Zealand, five Nordic countries—Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden—are next in line to ban the use of microbeads and microplastics in cosmetics. This comes after the US passes the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 and Canada adds Microbeads to its list of toxic […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Conservation, Eco-Friendly Cities, Environment, Health, How You Can Help, Plastic, Safe Havens, Water