Archive for the ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ Category


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

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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How to Green Your Halloween!

Judith Simmons, Director of Marketing, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona – Why would anyone go out and buy a “ready-made” Halloween costume when you can visit your local Goodwill and…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Plastic Whale

Marius Smit, Founder of Plastic Whale – Ready for yet another first? Plastic Whale is the FIRST professional plastic fishing company in the world. A social enterprise with a mission:…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel
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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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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