Archive for the ‘Home’ Category


Mindfulness: A Blessing or a Burden?

I remember a time, that now seems very long ago, when I would wake up in the morning and start my day with the regular routine. You know the drill – go take care of Nature’s business, take a shower, brush my teeth, apply skin care and make-up (pretty minimal for me), dry my hair […]

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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Green Living, Health, Home, News, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Utilities & Energy Savings

178, 98 and 20 – Numbers You Should Know

When it comes to the Environmental Working Group’s annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce, I am a victim of mixed emotions every year. Yes, of course I want to know which fruits and vegetables are laden with pesticides and which are not. But I never seem…

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Filed Under: Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

The Future of Your Home: Part Two

Mike Baruch, TEP’s Residential Energy Efficiency Program Manager – What is the future of your home as it relates to energy? Do you have a Nest? If not, why might you want one?

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

How Inconvenient Is The Truth? Installment #2

For new MGW newsletter subscribers, this is Installment Number Two highlighting some of the education I received while in training as one of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leaders in Denver, CO several weeks ago. I hope you find it informative and helpful…

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

All You Need is Less!

Madeleine Somerville, writer, blogger and author of the book All You Need Is Less: A Guilt-free Guide to Eco-Friendly Green Living and Sress-Free Simplicity – I think we are on a roll here with…

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Filed Under: Fashion & Beauty, Health, Home, Radio Show

Invented for Life

Nitasha Rohatqi, Brand Manager, Bosch; and Alan Thompson, District Sales Manager – From the founding of Bosch by Robert Bosch over 130 years ago, this company’s history has been…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Home, Innovation & Technology, Radio Show

Ready for the Clutter Diet?

Judith Simmons, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona, Marketing Specialist and Lorie Marrero, author of The Clutter Diet – It’s hard to believe that Spring is in the air when it seems like…

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Filed Under: Home, Radio Show

Five Fun Ways to Incorporate Upcycled Furniture in Your Home

Kristy Soracco, Habitat for Humanity Tucson – Just in time for spring cleaning, Kristy joins us from the HabiStore to talk about some clever ways people have incorporated up-cycled…

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

What Has the EPA Done for You Lately?

Alternative Facts Not Included

The answer is: LOTS! I am ever so hopeful that after reading this newsletter, you will conclude that we need the EPA and all that it stands for. And that you might even consider engaging in any effort you can to preserve it. The Environmental Protection Agency…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Food & Wine, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter

Report Card on Pedestrian Safety – What You Need to Know

Gabe Thum, Transportation Safety Program Coordinator and Sam Sanford, Senior Transportation Planner, Pima Association of Governments – How are we doing with pedestrian crashes…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Health, Home, Radio Show, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community