Fashion & Beauty

Mrs. Green in her "under $10" dress from Goodwill

From purses made from bill boards to eliminating carcinogens in your shampoo, fashion and beauty are rapidly changing industries.  Stay current with sustainable fashion trends, the latest research on things like safe cosmetics and why you might want to ask your jeweler where he purchased his gold.  And Mrs. Green would love to hear from you — always and forever.

Radio Shows

Does Building Green Make Good Cents?


T. VanHook, CEO Habitat for Humanity Tucson – Green eco-friendly building is seen as expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Hear how one local charity is challenging the perception of…

Mrs. Green's News

Thanks, Giving & Green‏

Seven Thanksgiving Tips & Thoughts About Black Friday

Prelude: Deep Thoughts from Mrs. Green – As global citizens, these are challenging and tumultuous times on many levels. For many people around the world, next Thursday will be just another day but not for us.

All in the Family

For close to five years now, I have been writing a newsletter every other week. Mostly it arrives in your in-box on a Wednesday by mid-afternoon and there has been an occasional “I’ve got to push it to Thursday” edition. So here I sit on a Sunday afternoon (at least four days late!) making sure I honor my…

BALLE Anyone?


Two or three years ago I am not quite sure I knew what BALLE stood for and even now I have to look it up. It stands for Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. This year I found myself attending a three day

Celebrating Earth Day

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” — John Muir

In lieu of our traditional newsletter this week – we want to celebrate Mother Earth with you! Help create a healthy planet by committing to a new sustainable habit…learn a few new ones by listening to one of these great Mrs. Green’s World shows!

Links and Resources

Be green and stylish with Ecostilleto.

Skin Deep is a safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products.

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

Did You Know?

Three Things About VerVe Salons

1. Both VerVe Lifestyle salons have warm, friendly people greet you when you walk in the door. It feels homey. No plastic bottles in sight but rather a large glass water container with something like lemons or limes or cucumbers floating in it.
2. As Mr. Green says “it doesn’t smell in here.” The reason? Aveda products are plant and botanically based. Their mission is to care about the world we live in and they walk the walk – all over the place.
3. Can’t help feeling proud going to a salon that showcases products from a company that is the FIRST beauty company in the WORLD to receive a Cradle to Cradle sustainability endorsement.