Archive for the ‘Environmental Impact’ 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

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

Climate Change: 11 Great Reminders

This may sound a bit strange but have you ever asked yourself why you open and read this newsletter every two weeks? Do the topics I write about interest you? Are you curious about what Mrs. Green has been up to lately? Are you serious about or committed to raising your Environmental IQ? Do you care about nature…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Newsletter