Archive for the ‘Green Living’ Category


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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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Filed Under: Blog, Home, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Fed By Very Green Threads

A Good News Story

This is a good news story – a very good news story. It’s about a big vision. It’s about one person having a dream to make a big difference and doing it! It’s about substantive, lasting good news and don’t we all need more of that? Meet Alok Appadurai, co-founder of Fed By Threads – the very first national sweatshop-free,…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Innovation and Technology, Newsletter

Perfect Imperfection

Ben Simon, Founder, Imperfect Produce – I embarrass myself when I am around Ben Simon. How can someone so young have such vision, such ability to articulate and then execute…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Gardening, Health, Radio Show
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Green Lightning Bolt

(or Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Food Babe?) Although the article that inspired me to write about Vani HariĀ is from several months ago, the news is worth sharing again. For anyone who has ever thought they can’t make a big difference, think again and read on. Meet Vani Hari, known as The Food Babe. […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Food and Wine, Health
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Mrs. Green Hits a Nerve

(And some other interesting tidbits)

Well, my last newsletter about Ben & Jerry’s really hit a sensitive nerve with many readers and the dialogue continues. People take their ice cream seriously! We had the highest open rate, more emails, and more comments on this newsletter than ever before.

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, News, Newsletter

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

BEST OF SHOW: Younger Next Year Part One

Bill Fabrocini, contributing author and exercise specialist of Thinner This Year – Rumor has it that Bill is one of the smartest and ablest physical therapists/trainers in the country, AND one…

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Filed Under: Health, Radio Show

BEST OF SHOW: Natural Pod – Kid & Planet Friendly

Bridgitte Alomes, Founder, Natural Pod – When I met Bridgitte at a conference several months ago, it was very clear she is on a mission to make non-toxic and natural play…

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Filed Under: Kids, Radio Show
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Not Ben & Jerry’s! (Say It Isn’t So)

WARNING: THE INFORMATION IN THIS NEWSLETTER MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR ICE CREAM EATING HABITS!

Imagine my dismay when a catchy article titled #DirtyDairy caught my eye this past Saturday amidst a myriad of newsletters I subscribe to in order to…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, News, Newsletter

Got Household Hazardous Waste?

Cristina Polsgrove, Public Information Officer, City of Tucson Environmental Services – Cristina will be with me to help you get rid of it! We all have products in our home that are labeled toxic…

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