Environmental Impact

Riding a bike is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint

How can one person make a difference for the environment?  How do you measure your carbon footprint?  How come baby Albatrosses are dying on remote, uninhabited islands in the Pacific Northwest?  Here you’ll find a reality check and a way to connect the dots — making the case that we are all really a part of ONE planet. Only one!

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Pump Up Your MPG

03.26.14

Beth Gorman, Senior Program Manager, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) – PDEQ has launched a new Tire Inflation Education Program to encourage you…

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03.03.14
Tucson Streetcar’s Route to Success

There is quite a bit of buzz – and some strong opinions – about Tucson’s new Sun Link streetcar. Lots of criticism and jokes, lots of turf and business battles, and lots of time actually bringing the Streetcar from dream to reality. So what do I think? Bring it on!

01.21.14
Wanna Pull Some Weed?

In the vast sea of blogs that are published just about every minute, every blogger works for the title that grabs.  Hope this one did because learning about this “weed” really matters.  It’s an invasive species – which is just as bad as it sounds. It spreads quickly. It’s highly flammable (translation: HUGE fire risk.)  And […]

12.16.13
Do Zombies Carpool?

I believe it’s pretty safe to say that every human being (at least of the adult kind) uses the beginning of the New Year as a time to reflect, recommit and restart.  For me, it’s exciting to think about how I can help our Mrs. Green’s World partners spread the word about things they are committed […]

11.19.13
It’s Just a Little Bit of Grease, Right?

Wrong!  Here’s the skinny on why you don’t want to throw grease down your drain EVER.  In other words, you do NOT want the Grease Monster to get you. 1. It could clog your pipes 2. It could cause costly repair bills 3. It could cause RAW sewage to back up into your home.  (This […]

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Three Things About Tucson Electric Power Company

1. TEP’s Bright Solutions helps you save money, save energy, reduce your dependence on fossil fuel and helps preserve the planet (ultimately).
2. You can actually go to their website and indicate that you would like to purchase solar power in “blocks” of 150 kilowatt hours per month and that purchasing them protects you from any energy increases in the future.
3. TEP will help you determine how many blocks you can purchase based on a percentage of your annual usage. This is only ONE of the many Bright Solutions offered by TEP.

 
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