Archive for the ‘Article Types’ Category


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Humanity’s Plastic Addiction: Saving Our Ocean

Guest Blogger Joe Thomas Plastic is having a devastating effect on our oceans, our wildlife and ultimately on us as a human species. The introduction of plastic in the 20th century has led us to become increasingly reliant on its use and now a large percentage of almost everything we buy contains plastic. However, while […]

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Filed Under: Blog, Environmental Impact, Health, News

Tucson Water Reliability: Water Conservation

Daniel Ransom, Water Conservation Program Manager and Fernando Molina, Public Information Officer – This is the fifth of our six part series with Tucson Water and promises to be another…

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Filed Under: Health, Radio Show, Utilities/Energy Savings

Honda Gets It!

Raminta Jautokas, Sr. Project Manager American Honda Environmental Business Development Office and leader of the Environmental Leadership Program (aka Green Dealer program)

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency/Automobiles, Innovation and Technology, Radio Show
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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

What’s Happening on the Black Mesa?

Jihan Gearon, Executive Director, Black Mesa Water Coalition – Anyone who gets to hear Jihan speak is very clear about her mission: to build the capacity of communities throughout…

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

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 Hari 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

Tucson Medical Center: Employee Wellness & Its Impact

Mary Atkinson, Director of Wellness at TMC and Amy Ramsey, Employee Wellness Specialist – Tucson Medical Center is at the cutting edge in so many areas of their organization that…

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Filed Under: Events, Radio Show, TMC Podcast
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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