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

Trash Talk

05.20.15

Andrew Quigley, Environmental Services Director, City of Tucson – Andy Quigley has a big job and his department has a big mission: to promote a healthy Tucson community by…

Mrs. Green's News


03.26.15
In Your Wheelhouse!

Spring is in the air in Tucson, which means it’s time for Bike Fest and Cyclovia. Every year about this time, people get their bikes out of the shed, pump up the tires, oil the chains and join in all the fabulous bike activities that are scheduled in April. Most everything is free and many […]

02.25.15
Let’s Clear The Air

Have you ever really stopped to think about all the GOOD things going on in your community no matter where you live?  Public agencies to keep us safe, nonprofit programs designed to help protect our children and medical institutions that help keep us healthy. Here’s an example of an innovative program that definitely impacts our quality […]

02.04.15
Fuel for Thought

Add me to the list of people jumping up and down and clicking my heels together that gas prices are lower. Let’s be honest – it’s a budget item for every car owner.  Lower gas prices mean more money in our pockets to save or spend in other ways that can be more fun than […]

12.23.14
Happy Green Year – Let’s Get Started!

Why not add one or two GREEN mini-resolutions to your New Year’s list this year? Much smaller in scale than many of the lofty goals we make and break year after year, these steps can add green cheer all year long to our environment, health and even our pocketbook. The very first step you can […]

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