Archive for the ‘Awareness & Action’ Category


Celebrating 10 Years of Making an Impact

Gina Murphy-Darling, Founder and CEO Mrs. Green’s World – Ten years ago, Gina Murphy-Darling said “yes”. She stepped into a role that she felt called to fulfill – being a vessel of education…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

Stormwater: The Inside Scoop

Mead Mier, Pima Association of Governments, Sustainability Coordinator Coordinator & Mike Mallozzi, president of Borderlands Brewing Company – PART ONE: There are many questions…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings

Summer Staycation: 7 Reasons to Consider One!

I love the word “staycation.” Don’t ask me why but I do. And I believe in staycations – all year long. And even though this blog is about Tucson, the reasons for taking a staycation wherever you live still apply. There are hidden treasures in just about any city – large or small. Go exploring, […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Buy Green, Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Green Living, News, Sustainability, Travel, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

The Right Thing To Do

Danielle Wolowitz, VP Corporate Marketing Group at KYOCERA Document Solutions America, Inc. – Imagine an international company whose philosophy is all about what is the right…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Home, Innovation & Technology, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

ESTOY TRISTE (I’m Sad)

The Back Story: I spent most of last weekend at the annual international board meeting for an organization called CEDO. In Spanish, CEDO stands for Centro Intercultural de Estudios de Desiertos y Oceanos. English version: Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans. CEDO’s mission: foster vibrant…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Health, News, Newsletter

Being a Good Neighbor – the Pros and Cons of Neighborhood Recycling Centers

Cristina Polsgrove, Public Information Officer, City of Tucson Environmental Services – In this show, we will cover the good, the bad, the ugly and the weird when it comes to the surprises…

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Filed Under: Home, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings

It Takes A Village – Or Maybe 10,000

Doug Lapp, Senior Buyer and Purchasing Manager and Val Schade, Ten Thousand Villages – What do I love about Ten Thousand Villages and why was the MGW team so impressed with…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show

SEWAGE BREWAGE (or Poo Beer)

I don’t know where to begin telling this story. Let’s start with my observation about microbreweries. It seems that in every city I have visited lately, microbreweries are taking the world by storm with specialty brews in abundance. But imagine my surprise when I…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Who Made Your Clothes?

Carry Somers, Founder and Global Operations Director, Fashion Revolution – The team at Fashion Revolution believes that fashion should feel good. They believe that much of the global…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Health, Radio Show

What Lies Within?

Gary Gibson and Tim Sibley, Russett Southwest – When I found out that upper respiratory disease was listed as the third highest cause of death in Pima County (in a report issued by the Pima County Health Department)…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community