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Tips for a Food Waste-less Thanksgiving

This newsletter is going to be more on the “Mrs. Green Light” side of things as we head into my favorite holiday of the year: Thanksgiving. And since everyone I have spoken with in the last twelve hours is over-the-top busy and hurrying up getting ready to relax, this is going to be a record breaking short one too.

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter

Intentional Living by Intentional Giving!

Judith Simmons, Director of Marketing, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona – According to an article in Forbes magazine, Americans spent close to $1 trillion during the holidays last…

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Filed Under: Fashion & Beauty, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

BEST OF SHOW: Conscious Consumerism: The Big Lie?

Alden Wicker, Founder, EcoCult – All I can say is yikes and you don’t want to miss this one. Alden Wicker is shaking things up, calling us all out and sharing how what she thinks are better ways…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Water Policy: Challenges & Solutions

Sharon Megdal, Director, Water Resources Research Center (WRRC), University of Arizona – Truth be told, Sharon Megdal is her very own Wikipedia when it comes to everything you ever…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Home, Innovation & Technology, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community, Utilities & Energy Savings

Carbon Calculation 101

Shyla Raghav, Conservation International’s Climate Change Lead, Conservation International (CI) – For 30 years Conservation International (CI) has worked to protect nature for the benefits it…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Utilities & Energy Savings

BEST OF SHOW: Your Moment of Truce!

Diann Peart, PhD, Principal and Visionary, Truce – Imagine a company whose core values include making cleaning products that are not at all harmful to your health or the health…

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

BEST OF SHOW: Climate Reality: What’s Next?

Olena Alec, Director of Climate Reality Leader Engagement, Climate Reality Project – When you have an organization that spans six continents, 10 branch offices and 135 countries, where…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Health, Home, Radio Show

World Habitat Day: Global Impact

T. Van Hook, CEO, Habitat for Humanity Tucson – On World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity joins the United Nations and organizations around the world in raising awareness…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Home, Innovation & Technology, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

Building a Resilient City: Pittsburgh Style

Grant Ervin, Chief Resilience Officer (CRO), City of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is known for many things, rich family traditions; excellence in education; community of hard…

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Filed Under: Home, Innovation & Technology, Kids, Radio Show

This One’s for Nolan

I wake up every other Monday morning thinking about what I am going to write about in the newsletter. I gather ideas every day between newsletter writing days, make notes, and keep track of links. I am usually ready to go, or at least have the topics down to two, when the next time to write rolls around.

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Filed Under: Health, Home, Kids, Newsletter, Travel