Archive for the ‘News’ Category


In Harvey’s Wake: Ample Harvest

For this newsletter, I planned on writing about faith leaders uniting to end hunger, about Food Waste Weekend. Good news, uplifting, call to action kind of news, right? Yes, and even more relevant, important and timely considering the devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey, right?

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

CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM: THE BIG LIE?

Or is it Just Not Enough?

I have to admit when my friend Molly sent us a link to an article that started out with these lines: “Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world” I was taken aback. How can this be? But…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Kids, News, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Travel

Make Monday Matter

We are all familiar with the Monday morning blues. I woke up this morning and said to myself “okay, here goes.” Then I took a deep breath and decided to make a different choice. How about Make Monday Matter? #MMM? So here are a few thoughts I’d like to share about how we could all […]

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Green Living, Health, News, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Sustainability, Tips to Live Green

BUCKETS OF RAIN TIMES TWO

By Guest Writer – Bonnie Gonzales, Mrs. Green’s World team member

Greetings Dear Reader. Mrs. Green is enjoying the last days of her much anticipated travels with family and friends. I’m stepping in for this issue. Allow me to lay the foundation of my story with a brief explanation…

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Filed Under: Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter

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, News, Radio Show

Vacation

Let it suffice to say that when I was growing up, my family wasn’t taking trips to Disneyland or flying to Europe for our summer vacation. My Dad was the bread winner, as they said back in the day, and even though we weren’t jetting around, my Mom somehow managed the budget for the six of us so well that we always got to go on some kind of vacation. And did…

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

Mrs. Green News: Estoy Muy Triste (I am VERY sad)

You thought that I was sad for the last newsletter? Well, you ain’t heard nothin’ yet as the saying goes.

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Filed Under: Health, Home, News, Newsletter

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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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Green Living, Health, News, Sustainability, Tips to Live Green, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

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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Filed Under: Article Topics, Awareness & Action, Blog, Buy Green, Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Green Living, News, Sustainability, Travel, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

ESTOY TRISTE (I’m Sad)

The Back Story: I spent most of last weekend at the annual international board meeting for an organization called CEDO. In Spanish, CEDO stands for Centro Intercultural de Estudios de Desiertos y Oceanos. English version: Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans. CEDO’s mission: foster vibrant…

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Health, News, Newsletter