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September 21, 2017 1 Comment
How to Cure the Temptation for Plastic Straws

No Straw, Please: A Progress Report It’s only been a couple of weeks since I announced my plan to stop using plastic straws, but already I have good news! By eliminating single-use plastic straws from my own life, I’ve now saved about 10 straws from either the landfill or the recycling plant! And because my […]

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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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July 25, 2017 19 Comments
One Simple Solution Can Stop Plastic Pollution

19 Aquariums Launch a Campaign to Fight Plastic Did you know… More than 8 million tons of plastic enter our waterways each year. And as you know, this affects not only the environment but also the creatures that live it. Because of this staggering amount of plastic pollution, an organization called Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) […]

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June 27, 2017 17 Comments
3 Simple Water-Saving Tips

Save 20 Gallons a Day! Water is a precious resource, and we should be doing all we can to conserve it. This popular blog from 2016, “3 Simple Water-Saving Tips,” offers some helpful tips to keep in mind when turning on the faucets in your home. Just one continuously dripping faucet can waste up to […]

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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 8, 2017 7 Comments
Nora Makes Her Big Splash at the U.N.’s Ocean Conference!

Who’s made of marine debris and recently attended the United Nations’ Ocean Conference? Nora, the Leaping Salmon, that’s who! Earlier this week our vey own Nora made her special guest appearance in New York City at the United Nations Ocean Conference 2017! Angela Haseltine Pozzi, Lead Artist and Executive Director of The Washed Ashore Project, […]

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June 6, 2017 17 Comments
A Little Blob That Can Change the Way You Drink and Think

Start-up Company Steps in the Right Direction for Reducing Waste As I am continuously learning more about the dangers of plastics, especially water bottles, I am also learning more about the cutting-edge technology and inventive ideas that are being developed by people who would also like to pitch the plastic and find greener alternatives. What […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Conservation, Environment, Food, Health, Plastic, Water
May 18, 2017 5 Comments
What’s Thin and Light and Deadly to Sea Life?

“Plastic Again? You’re Killing Me!”   Have you ever been fooled by a bowl of plastic fruit? The apples and bananas can look so delicious, it’s easy to be duped into thinking they’re the real thing. Fortunately for us humans, the food on our plates usually is real. And even if it weren’t, we could quickly […]

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May 9, 2017 12 Comments
Are You Washing Your Clothes in Chemicals?

How Safe Is Your Laundry Room? Did you know that dryer sheets, fabric softeners and typical clothing sprays can be loaded with chemicals that are potentially harmful to you and your family? It’s true! And because these chemicals come into contact with your bedding, towels and clothing—which then covers your skin for hours at a […]

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April 25, 2017 4 Comments
Where in the World Is the Mariana Trench and Why Is it Polluted?

Our Far-Reaching Impact on the Environment Pollution. It’s everywhere. Its impact on the planet? More devastating than we really know! When scientists discover massive amounts of toxic chemicals in a place where humans have virtually never been, the pollution problem facing the planet is far worse than the average individual may realize. Nearly 1600 miles […]

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Posted in: Amy's Green Blog, Chemicals, Environment, Health, How You Can Help, Water