Archive for the ‘Sustainability’ Category


Keep Stormwater Clean by Scooping the Poop!

Loved getting this announcement from my friend Beth Gorman from the Department of Environmental Quality about stormwater. Why? Because I was walking this morning and on a nature path was a HUGE load of dog poop plopped right down in the middle of the sidewalk. Yuck! It doesn’t matter where you live. Picking up pet […]

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Summer Staycation: 7 Reasons to Consider One!

I love the word “staycation.” Don’t ask me why but I do. And I believe in staycations – all year long. And even though this blog is about Tucson, the reasons for taking a staycation wherever you live still apply. There are hidden treasures in just about any city – large or small. Go exploring, […]

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My Walk This Morning? For The Birds!

Like millions of Americans, today is the day I recommitted to getting regular exercise for 2017 and actually started. And I REALLY mean it this year.  Sound familiar?  Let me just add that I really mean it.  And it’s not about losing weight (which would be great) but about my commitment to good health. At […]

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What’s The Greenest Car of All?

If you have been a part of the Mrs. Green’s World tribe for any time at all, you know that I am very proud of my sponsors/partners or they wouldn’t be one! I believe in them or at the very least I believe in the products or services they sell. It’s no secret that the […]

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Community-based Solar Solutions

I feel quite blessed to be a part of a community where strategic partnerships are built to advance clean energy for the good of our community and our planet. The University of Arizona is at the forefront globally when it comes to research in the solar industry and have many great minds conducting cutting edge […]

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Now’s the Perfect Time to Go Solar

On a national scale, solar energy is becoming an increasingly popular choice for homeowners and businesses. The environmental impact, long-term savings and sustainability all combine to make it an attractive alternative, as evidenced by the boom in the industry over the last six years.   via Modernize Solar Between 2008 and 2014, the market for solar […]

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Save Face: Eco-Friendly Skin Care

All of us take care to ensure that we are eating organically grown food free of harmful pesticides and chemicals every day. At home, we have switched to energy efficient appliances that utilize minimum energy and decrease our carbon footprint. To reduce fuel consumption and save the environment from toxic exhaust gases, we’ve started using […]

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Happy Green Year – Let’s Get Started!

Why not add one or two GREEN mini-resolutions to your New Year’s list this year? Much smaller in scale than many of the lofty goals we make and break year after year, these steps can add green cheer all year long to our environment, health and even our pocketbook. The very first step you can […]

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2014 Green Gifts For The Holidays

The holiday season is on the horizon, and it’s time to start brainstorming for gift ideas for all of the people on your list. This busy and often hectic season is the perfect time to remind others to be eco-friendly and conscious of their impact on the environment. Giving green gifts to your family members and […]

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Exhausted? Take the One-Day Car Free Challenge

From where I sit, driving one’s car whenever and wherever the need arises is a common occurrence in the daily lives of millions of Americans (maybe billions) So what might happen if we all pick one day in the entire year and commit to not driving our cars? Imagine that. A group of visionaries did […]

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