Archive for the ‘Tucson & Southern Arizona Community’ Category


CO2 & You: What You Need to Know

Gary Gibson and Tim Sibley, Russett Southwest – Did you know that CO2 is colorless and odorless and at high concentrations can be deadly? Now there’s food for thought. And did you…

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Filed Under: Innovation & Technology, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings

It IS Easy Being Green!

Lisa Tantlinger, Chair & James Castetter, Members, Chapman of Tucson’s Community Green Team – A little over seven years ago, a small group of dedicated individuals came together because…

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

BEST OF 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

Operation Weatherization

Dan Hogan, Tucson Electric Power, Manager of Products and Services – Since 1982, TEP has been helping low-income residents reduce their energy expenses through the installation…

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Filed Under: Events, Home, Radio Show, TEP Podcast, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings

Find Your New Best Friend!

Karen Hollish, Director of Development and Marketing, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) – This shelter is Pima County’s only open admission shelter.

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

Keep Stormwater Clean by Scooping the Poop!

Loved getting this announcement from my friend Beth Gorman from the Department of Environmental Quality about stormwater. Why? Because I was walking this morning and on a nature path was a HUGE load of dog poop plopped right down in the middle of the sidewalk. Yuck! It doesn’t matter where you live. Picking up pet […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Green Living, Health, News, Sustainability, Tips to Live Green, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

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

Being a Good Neighbor – the Pros and Cons of Neighborhood Recycling Centers

Cristina Polsgrove, Public Information Officer, City of Tucson Environmental Services – In this show, we will cover the good, the bad, the ugly and the weird when it comes to the surprises…

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Filed Under: Home, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings