Green Home

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Just what things can you do in your home to save energy, water, and ultimately the planet AND money? Mrs. Green has tons of ideas for you. You may want to install some awnings or coat your roof or have an enery or water audit. Or, you may want to harvest your rainwater or go all the way by installing solar on your house. Mrs. Green will help you make informed decisions.

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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…

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Send in the Whales

A Very Short Missive from Mrs. Green

The actual definition of vacation is: an extended period of recreation, especially one spent AWAY from home or in traveling. Some synonyms: break, time off, recess. I’d like to take the liberty of adding “critical to…

Five Green Factoids

(AND an extra special Did You Know?)

Sometimes I feel compelled to write what I call “refresher factoids.” These are facts that stick with me, that both haunt and inspire me and that are worth repeating because they are things that we can help change.

I Dream of Greenie

I know it REALLY dates me but several decades ago there was a show called I Dream of Jeannie. Blaming it totally on my age at the time, I enjoyed the show and there were times I wished I had a real genie so I could get my three wishes. So much for that. For the purpose of this newsletter, just take the leap with me…

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

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