Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Mrs. Green celebrating Earth Month at Raytheon's 2-day event

Tucson and Southern Arizona are literally filled with organizations, businesses and municipalities  who are leading the way in sustainable practices, research, and discoveries that have impact on a global scale.  Here Mrs. Green highlights those people, the innovations and the excitement of being a part of what she calls a “content rich” community.

Radio Shows

Recyling Mania at Habitat for Humanity’s Habistore

02.12.14

Truth be told, I have been known to drop by the HabiStore in Tucson just to see all of the crazy, fun “stuff” you can find roaming around there.

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Mrs. Green's News


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 […]

05.14.14
Take a Deep Breath…And Read On!

I happen to believe that every single person I know, including me, takes our clean air  for granted.  Maybe if you have asthma or other kinds of breathing challenges, you might actually pay attention to air quality because it impacts your health. But for the rest of us, it’s just there.  Truth is that it […]

03.03.14
Tucson Streetcar’s Route to Success

There is quite a bit of buzz – and some strong opinions – about Tucson’s new Sun Link streetcar. Lots of criticism and jokes, lots of turf and business battles, and lots of time actually bringing the Streetcar from dream to reality. So what do I think? Bring it on!

Links and Resources

Support solar power installations at schools and nonprofit organizations through Green Watts.

Preserve and improve our environment with Tucson Clean and Beautiful.

Learn about the green lifestyle with Tucson Green Times, the free monthly newspaper at locations all over town.

Find local suppliers for all your green needs with  Who’s Green.

Help Arizona go green with A Green Arizona.

Did You Know?


Three Things About The University of Arizona

1. The University of Arizona’s 387 acres in central Tucson is the OLDEST continually maintained GREEN space in Arizona
2. It is ranked #16 among ALL public universities by the National Science Foundation
3. The UA has a newly formed institutional sustainability structure in place to better equip the campus to move forward toward its “green” goals

 
The University of Arizona