Archive for the ‘Awareness & Action’ Category


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Top Ten Reasons Why I Love My Audi e-tron!

Prelude: Just a little bit of history. Since the birth of Mrs. Green’s World almost 10 years ago, the Chapman Automotive Group in Tucson, Arizona, has been a major champion, partner, and supporter of the MGW mission and vision. Together we have accomplished some pretty amazing things and at some point, I will…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency/Automobiles, Innovation and Technology, News, Newsletter, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Tucson’s Wheels: What Keeps them Turning?

Jim DeGrood, Pima Association of Governments, Deputy Director, Patrick Hartley, Sustainability Coordinator – We’ll hear from Jim and Patrick with an overview of the RTA (Regional Transportation Authority) program with an emphasis on mobility,

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Innovation and Technology, Radio Show, Travel, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Community Rights & Rights of Nature: A New Paradigm

Kai Huschke, Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, Community Organizer in the Pacific Northwest – That’s a long title but Kai and his colleagues are building something big.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food and Wine, Health, Home, Innovation and Technology, Radio Show
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My Walk This Morning? For The Birds!

Like millions of Americans, today is the day I recommitted to getting regular exercise for 2017 and actually started. And I REALLY mean it this year.  Sound familiar?  Let me just add that I really mean it.  And it’s not about losing weight (which would be great) but about my commitment to good health. At […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Article Types, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Green Living, Health, Mental Health, Sustainability, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

BEST OF SHOW: Why Thrifting Matters

Judith Simmons, Marketing Specialist Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona & Michael Meyer, Vice President of Donated Goods Retail and Marketing at Goodwill Industries International – Thrift…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Home, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

BEST OF SHOW: Creating a Culture of Peace Worldwide

Leslie Meehan, PhD Co-Founder and Council Member Gaiafield Project – Leslie is a social architect and activist committed to community healing and transformation. How are we learning to…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Travel
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Are We Loving Yellowstone to Death?

Help is on the way! Enter Heather White, President & CEO of Yellowstone Forever, who I recently interviewed. Yellowstone Forever resulted from the merging of the Yellowstone Park Foundation (fundraising) and the Yellowstone Association (education) last summer. They are developing…

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Filed Under: Innovation and Technology, News, Newsletter, Travel

Earth Island Institute: Grassroots Solutions for a Healthy Planet

John Knox, Executive Director – Imagine having the vision to create a non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Radio Show

Repair a Home, Build a Community

T. Van Hook, CEO, Habitat for Humanity Tucson Tucson. It’s a city with a unique character and cultural influences. Its neighborhoods are peppered with distinctive architecture and fun, funky houses. But like most cities, Tucson faces a very real need – a need to ensure that everyone has a safe and decent place to call home. […]

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Filed Under: Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community
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Ready to Talk Trash?

Imagine fitting ALL of the trash you created in one YEAR into one mason jar. Is there any part of you that thinks it’s even possible? That someone could live a happy, fun, exciting life and really only produce that much trash? I could not until I had the opportunity to meet Lauren Singer. Get ready to have your bright green socks knocked off. She is a young, fun, hip,…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Health, Home, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle