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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Palm Oil vs. Rainforests: A Tragedy in the Making

04.04.15

Did you know that palm oil is the MOST consumed edible oil today? And that because of its versatility, the demand worldwide has tripled over the last few decades. Palm oil is cheap and is semi-solid…

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04.16.15
Save Face: Eco-Friendly Skin Care

All of us take care to ensure that we are eating organically grown food free of harmful pesticides and chemicals every day. At home, we have switched to energy efficient appliances that utilize minimum energy and decrease our carbon footprint. To reduce fuel consumption and save the environment from toxic exhaust gases, we’ve started using […]

03.26.15
In Your Wheelhouse!

Spring is in the air in Tucson, which means it’s time for Bike Fest and Cyclovia. Every year about this time, people get their bikes out of the shed, pump up the tires, oil the chains and join in all the fabulous bike activities that are scheduled in April. Most everything is free and many […]

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 […]

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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.