Archive for the ‘News’ Category


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

The Soul of an Octopus

Sy Montgomery – To research books, films and articles, Sy Montgomery has been chased by an angry silverback gorilla in Zaire and bitten by a vampire bat in Costa Rica, worked in a pit…

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Filed Under: News, Radio Show

Did You Have Milk with Your Pesticides Today?

Imagine my disgust when a newsletter I subscribe to showed up in my inbox several weeks ago with this headline: Breaking: Alarming Levels of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Found in America’s Food. Even this non-scientist knows about glyphosate.

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

Top Ten Reasons Why I Love My Audi e-tron!

Prelude: Just a little bit of history. Since the birth of Mrs. Green’s World almost 10 years ago, the Chapman Automotive Group in Tucson, Arizona, has been a major champion, partner, and supporter of the MGW mission and vision. Together we have accomplished some pretty amazing things and at some point, I will…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fuel Efficiency & Automobiles, Innovation & Technology, News, Newsletter, Tucson & Southern Arizona Community

Are We Loving Yellowstone to Death?

Help is on the way! Enter Heather White, President & CEO of Yellowstone Forever, who I recently interviewed. Yellowstone Forever resulted from the merging of the Yellowstone Park Foundation (fundraising) and the Yellowstone Association (education) last summer. They are developing…

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Filed Under: Innovation & Technology, News, Newsletter, Travel

Trash is for Tossers!

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

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Filed Under: Fashion & Beauty, Food & Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation & Technology, Kids, News, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

FROM MY HEART TO YOURS

Truth be told I have written this newsletter in my head about 20 times and have edited this one at least 5. Why? Because I want to knock it out of the ball park. I want to write the most profound, thoughtful, relevant, inspiring thoughts you have read since the election results were announced last Tuesday night. I want to…

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

Know Where to Throw Your Holiday Waste?

Cristina Polsgrove, City of Tucson Environmental Services Public Information Officer – Trust me when I say Cristina does have the ALL answers and knows where to throw! Between Thanksgiving…

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

How Green Is Your Restaurant?

12 Questions You Can Ask

The tagline for my show is: we don’t tell you what to think, we just want you to. I am asking you to please read this newsletter and decide what you think about the points I have raised here as they relate to your favorite restaurants. Why? Because I know that if you subscribe to the MGW newsletter, some part of you cares about the shape our planet is in. And these questions will make you think.

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

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