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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Paying it Forward

10.06.14

Olivia and Carter Ries, One More Generation – Kids do care about the future. Here’s proof. One More Generation (OMG) was founded by two elementary students in…

Mrs. Green's News


10.03.14
Ride the Wave of Possibility

This blog was written by Amy Timmons, a member of the Mrs. Green team, who represented all of us for the People’s Climate March on September 21, in New York City. It was great to have an eyewitness to history in the making. Here is the uncut version and certainly reflects how much sacrifice was involved in Amy’s determination to show up and be counted. Made me feel like I was there.

09.29.14
Environmental Excellence – The Green Academy Awards

Imagine over 500 people sitting in a very nice ballroom, all very dressed up and  gathered to celebrate environmental excellence. Imagine an organization who works all year to find groundbreaking solar projects, innovative transportation initiatives, river restoration projects and environmental education programs to find ones deserving of a Green Academy Award. Imagine Mrs. Green thinking […]

09.17.14
Exhausted? Take the One-Day Car Free Challenge

From where I sit, driving one’s car whenever and wherever the need arises is a common occurrence in the daily lives of millions of Americans (maybe billions) So what might happen if we all pick one day in the entire year and commit to not driving our cars? Imagine that. A group of visionaries did […]

08.26.14
How to Make Your Backyard Even Greener

“To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower…” So wrote the poet William Blake, suggesting that the tiniest portion of the world is a microcosm of the whole. While it may take a poet’s vision to see the world in a particle of rock, his point becomes much […]

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Three Things About Cartridge World

1. Kathy and Chuck Sawyer have three Cartridge World locations in Tucson that refills inkjet and laser cartridges and provides FREE pick up and delivery for businesses.
2. They employee people full time, are active in the community, support local events and are striving to make a difference by being good stewards of the community.
3. They have a cartridge recycling program for non-profits and schools that actually makes money for those organizations.