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

The Edge of Existence

07.14.14

Peter Young, Director, The Last Ocean – Spectacular, urgent, absorbing, informative, glorious, powerful. That’s what the critics are saying about the film. Join me to find out what award…

Mrs. Green's News


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 […]

08.06.14
Healthy Washes, Healthy Children, Healthy You!

When the monsoons hit us  in Tucson, Arizona, let the show begin. Lightening takes your breath away, thunder makes you jump out of your seat, and skies seem to burst bringing the much needed rain. As welcome as they are,  the torrential rain storms sometimes cause our yards and streets to flood – almost in the […]

06.24.14
Green Streets = Healthy Communities

Most people who live in Tucson rejoice when the Monsoons (or ANY rain for that matter) start bringing life once again to our beautiful, fragile desert.  But as with most interactions between nature and humans, there are things to consider. When it does rain in Tucson, rainwater flows through our yards and into our streets. The […]

06.17.14
A Breath of Good News

Truth be told, this blog was a challenge to write.  There’s no way to make it short. The content is complicated and it was hard to put the “fun” and informative piece together.  But here’s the deal – it’s really important that we all slow down enough to read and understand what’s going on with the […]

Did You Know?


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.