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

Sustainable Communities Series with Mrs. Green – AIDS: Where Are We Now?

08.28.14

Ethan Cox, Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation – You’ll be blown away by everything this organization is to doing to make Tucson and Pima County a healthier, more sustainable community.

Mrs. Green's News


10.29.14
Magical, Mindful Miraval

Passing through the gates at Miraval, one experiences an honest, authentic and almost unexplainable feeling of calm that takes over the body.  All of the stress of schedules, appointments and to do lists somehow magically disappear simultaneously with the gates closing. And it happens every time. My car seems programmed to stop immediately for my […]

10.28.14
Let’s Get Rolling

Think walking, think bike riding, think roller skating, think skateboarding, think fun! Cyclovia Tucson is all that and more. It’s a day in Tucson where there are miles of car-free open streets where people gather to connect with dozens of neighborhoods and businesses that make where we live so unique. It has truly become one […]

09.17.14
Exhausted? Take the One-Day Car Free Challenge

From where I sit, driving one’s car whenever and wherever the need arises is a common occurrence in the daily lives of millions of Americans (maybe billions) So what might happen if we all pick one day in the entire year and commit to not driving our cars? Imagine that. A group of visionaries did […]

08.06.14
Healthy Washes, Healthy Children, Healthy You!

When the monsoons hit us  in Tucson, Arizona, let the show begin. Lightening takes your breath away, thunder makes you jump out of your seat, and skies seem to burst bringing the much needed rain. As welcome as they are,  the torrential rain storms sometimes cause our yards and streets to flood – almost in the […]

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