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

Protecting You from Toxic Chemicals

02.06.16

Michael Green, Executive Director for the Center of Environmental Health – Can you think of anything that matters more to you than your health and the health of those you love? So…

Mrs. Green's News


01.29.16
What You Had to Say about DuPont

New reader to Mrs. Green’s World Newsletter? Welcome and thanks for joining us. Please click here to read, or at least scan, the last newsletter or the following will make no sense to you whatsoever! We asked for readers to share their thoughts and share they did.

01.26.16
What’s The Greenest Car of All?

If you have been a part of the Mrs. Green’s World tribe for any time at all, you know that I am very proud of my sponsors/partners or they wouldn’t be one! I believe in them or at the very least I believe in the products or services they sell. It’s no secret that the […]

01.21.16
Community-based Solar Solutions

I feel quite blessed to be a part of a community where strategic partnerships are built to advance clean energy for the good of our community and our planet. The University of Arizona is at the forefront globally when it comes to research in the solar industry and have many great minds conducting cutting edge […]

01.19.16
Test Your Recycling IQ

  Waste contamination is a big issue for most municipalities. Putting the wrong thing into your recycling bin comes with a cost which can easily be remedied with just a little bit of investigation. What’s a person to do? Listen to this show! I so enjoyed my time with and learning from Andy Quigley from the […]

Did You Know?


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.