Archive for the ‘Awareness & Action’ Category


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
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Trash is for Tossers!

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation and Technology, Kids, News, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Celebrating 40 Years of A Local Treasure: Bookmans

Sheila Kressler-Crowley Celebrating, Marketing Director – After 40 years of major success as Arizona’s Number One Used Bookstore, Bookmans is celebrating this year by getting back…

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Filed Under: Home, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community
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FROM MY HEART TO YOURS

Truth be told I have written this newsletter in my head about 20 times and have edited this one at least 5. Why? Because I want to knock it out of the ball park. I want to write the most profound, thoughtful, relevant, inspiring thoughts you have read since the election results were announced last Tuesday night. I want to…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

Know Where to Throw Your Holiday Waste?

Cristina Polsgrove, City of Tucson Environmental Services Public Information Officer – Trust me when I say Cristina does have the ALL answers and knows where to throw! Between Thanksgiving…

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Filed Under: Home, News, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Blitz Building for Sustainable Shelter

J.J. Swinney, Director of Construction, Habitat for Humanity – Habitat Tucson remains on the forefront of the fight against substandard housing in Southern Arizona and is taking that…

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Filed Under: Home, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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FOUR SUSTAINABLE CHOICES TO MAKE TODAY

Greetings. The number one choice you will have to make right now is whether or not you are going to read this entire newsletter because it’s going to be a lengthy one. This is one of those times when I have to “get it all out” on paper before I lay me down to sleep. Translation? There’s so much going on in our world…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Newsletter
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BEST OF SHOW: Caridad: Caring in Action

Kristen Culliney, Life Skills Instructor/Program Manager, Caridad Community Kitchen – At the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, they change lives in the greater Tucson area by feeding…

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