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!

Radio Shows

Making Food Personal Again

02.28.15

Nikhil Arora – Co-Founder, Back to the Roots – When Nikhil and his friend and now business partner Alejandro Velez, were a few months away from graduation at UC Berkley, they heard…

Mrs. Green's News


02.25.15
Let’s Clear The Air

Have you ever really stopped to think about all the GOOD things going on in your community no matter where you live?  Public agencies to keep us safe, nonprofit programs designed to help protect our children and medical institutions that help keep us healthy. Here’s an example of an innovative program that definitely impacts our quality […]

02.04.15
Fuel for Thought

Add me to the list of people jumping up and down and clicking my heels together that gas prices are lower. Let’s be honest – it’s a budget item for every car owner.  Lower gas prices mean more money in our pockets to save or spend in other ways that can be more fun than […]

12.23.14
Happy Green Year – Let’s Get Started!

Why not add one or two GREEN mini-resolutions to your New Year’s list this year? Much smaller in scale than many of the lofty goals we make and break year after year, these steps can add green cheer all year long to our environment, health and even our pocketbook. The very first step you can […]

11.20.14
My 15 Minutes on the Bench

Intro from Mrs. Green – Scott Caddow is one of my best friends and has joined me on the Mrs. Green journey almost from day one.  Truth be told, I think he lives a greener life than I do and I KNOW he has made massive changes in what he eats, the food he cooks, where […]

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Three Things About the HabiStore!

1. They divert more than 200 TONS of materials from the landfills each year by selling new and used cool stuff like home improvement materials, appliances, and furniture – including really awesome patio furniture and light fixtures.
2. The revenue generated from the HabiStore is used to build houses for low income families who qualify. At press time, they have over 14 houses under construction in Tucson. Are you kidding me right now? Talk about ending cycles of poverty forever – home ownership does that.
3. The HabiStore is green from the inside out! They have HETs (high efficiency toilets from Big John the Toilet Guy). They have gone solar! In a partnership with GeoInnovation, the HabiStore received a grant from the Arizona Department of Commerce to install enough solar to provide 30% of their electricity (huge savings each month) and they are working on rain water harvesting.