Archive for the ‘Environmental Impact’ Category


Tips for a Food Waste-less Thanksgiving

This newsletter is going to be more on the “Mrs. Green Light” side of things as we head into my favorite holiday of the year: Thanksgiving. And since everyone I have spoken with in the last twelve hours is over-the-top busy and hurrying up getting ready to relax, this is going to be a record breaking short one too.

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter

Women: Keepers of the Earth

Osprey Orielle Lake, Co-Founder & Executive Director, WECAN (Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network) International – From where I sit, WECAN is doing some of the most…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Radio Show

BEST OF SHOW: Conscious Consumerism: The Big Lie?

Alden Wicker, Founder, EcoCult – All I can say is yikes and you don’t want to miss this one. Alden Wicker is shaking things up, calling us all out and sharing how what she thinks are better ways…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Water Policy: Challenges & Solutions

Sharon Megdal, Director, Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), University of Arizona – Truth be told, Sharon Megdal is her very own Wikipedia when it comes to everything you ever…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Home, Innovation & Technology, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings

Carbon Calculation 101

Shyla Raghav, Conservation International’s Climate Change Lead, Conservation International (CI) – For 30 years Conservation International (CI) has worked to protect nature for the benefits it…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Utilities & Energy Savings

BEST OF SHOW: Climate Reality: What’s Next?

Olena Alec, Director of Climate Reality Leader Engagement, Climate Reality Project – When you have an organization that spans six continents, 10 branch offices and 135 countries, where…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Radio Show

Soul Feeding in the Amazon

In lieu of writing a newsletter while away in the Amazon, Mrs. Green shot her first ever video newsletter. See what she has to say about her upcoming trip, how it connects her to her passion for the health of the planet, and why the Rainforest matters.

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

World Habitat Day: Global Impact

T. Van Hook, CEO, Habitat for Humanity Tucson – On World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity joins the United Nations and organizations around the world in raising awareness…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Home, Innovation & Technology, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women

Kelly Fryer, CEO, YWCA Tucson – The YWCA is on a mission: build a world that works for everyone. I can’t say enough about the woman leading that charge – Kelly Fryer.

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

Are You Ready to be Inconvenient?

Please note: there are two sides to this story and I hope you stay with me for both of them.
On the one side…According to every dictionary site I searched, inconvenient is an adjective that means not convenient especially in giving trouble or annoyance or causing trouble, difficulties or discomfort. So I…

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