Archive for the ‘Green Living’ 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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Yellowstone: Preserving a National Treasure

Heather White, President & CEO of Yellowstone Forever (And friend of MGW) – This Foundation is the official fundraising partner of Yellowstone National Park. It was started in 1996…

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Filed Under: Radio Show, Travel
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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

Is Your Child Safe in His/Her Car seat? FACTS You Need to Know!

Jessica Mitchell, Certified Car Seat Technician, Tucson Medical Center and Melissa Zukowski, MD Medical Director Pediatric ED – I hope we have thousands of listeners. Did you know…

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Filed Under: Events, Kids, Radio Show, TMC Podcast
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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

BEST OF SHOW: Meet A Green Know-It-All!

Rachel Gutter, Senior Vice President of Knowledge, U.S. Green Building Council – From everything I could read about Rachel, she is a true green rock star. In addition to being…

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Filed Under: Home, Kids, Radio Show
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FROM MY HEART TO YOURS

Truth be told I have written this newsletter in my head about 20 times and have edited this one at least 5. Why? Because I want to knock it out of the ball park. I want to write the most profound, thoughtful, relevant, inspiring thoughts you have read since the election results were announced last Tuesday night. I want to…

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

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