Archive for the ‘Awareness & Action’ Category


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Humanity’s Plastic Addiction: Saving Our Ocean

Guest Blogger Joe Thomas Plastic is having a devastating effect on our oceans, our wildlife and ultimately on us as a human species. The introduction of plastic in the 20th century has led us to become increasingly reliant on its use and now a large percentage of almost everything we buy contains plastic. However, while […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Environmental Impact, Health, News

Tucson Water Reliability: Water Conservation

Daniel Ransom, Water Conservation Program Manager and Fernando Molina, Public Information Officer – This is the fifth of our six part series with Tucson Water and promises to be another…

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Filed Under: Health, Radio Show, Utilities/Energy Savings

Honda Gets It!

Raminta Jautokas, Sr. Project Manager American Honda Environmental Business Development Office and leader of the Environmental Leadership Program (aka Green Dealer program)

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency/Automobiles, Innovation and Technology, Radio Show
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Environmental Benefits of Donating Your Car

    As an eco-conscious person, you know that the longer you can keep something out of the landfill, the better. Right? For most items, this is true. Your old car, however, may be an exception. In fact, there are quite a few compelling environmental reasons to get rid of that old clunker. Here are […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Home, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Fed By Very Green Threads

A Good News Story

This is a good news story – a very good news story. It’s about a big vision. It’s about one person having a dream to make a big difference and doing it! It’s about substantive, lasting good news and don’t we all need more of that? Meet Alok Appadurai, co-founder of Fed By Threads – the very first national sweatshop-free,…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Innovation and Technology, Newsletter

What’s Happening on the Black Mesa?

Jihan Gearon, Executive Director, Black Mesa Water Coalition – Anyone who gets to hear Jihan speak is very clear about her mission: to build the capacity of communities throughout…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Radio Show, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

One Less Straw!

Carter & Olivia Ries – I will never forget the first time I read about and then interviewed Carter & Olivia Ries. I believe they were something like 10 and 9 at the time and were…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food and Wine, Health, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Got Household Hazardous Waste?

Cristina Polsgrove, Public Information Officer, City of Tucson Environmental Services – Cristina will be with me to help you get rid of it! We all have products in our home that are labeled toxic…

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Filed Under: Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Tucson Medical Center: An Integrative Approach to Care

Dr. Estelle Farrell – Dr. Farrell is an experienced pain management physician, who appreciates a team approach and values a patient’s perspective. She modifies care to meet the needs…

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Filed Under: Events, Radio Show, TMC Podcast, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

BEST OF SHOW: Women vs. Toxic Chemicals

Erin Switalski, Executive Director, Women’s Voices for the Earth – All those in favor of a toxic free future, please say “aye.” Ready for this to start your new year off healthy? Women’s…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Radio Show