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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 and Beauty, Food and Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation and Technology, Kids, News, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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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
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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 and Wine, News, Newsletter
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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
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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
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Not Ben & Jerry’s! (Say It Isn’t So)

WARNING: THE INFORMATION IN THIS NEWSLETTER MAY BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR ICE CREAM EATING HABITS!

Imagine my dismay when a catchy article titled #DirtyDairy caught my eye this past Saturday amidst a myriad of newsletters I subscribe to in order to…

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Filed Under: Food and Wine, Health, News, Newsletter
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Olympics 2016 – The Yin & The Yang

To begin with, I had to make sure I had the definitions of yin and yang correct. I am glad I looked them up because they fit in perfectly for the purposes of this newsletter. I have to admit I was taken aback by what characteristics were attributed to feminine and the…

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Filed Under: News, Newsletter
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What If…

(…you decided to change the world – one step at a time)

What if everyone single person reading this newsletter came up with his or her own “what if I committed to changing just this one thing?” or picked one of the possibilities I have included below and actually stuck to it? It would change the world – just like that.

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Filed Under: Health, Home, News, Newsletter
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Being, Listening, Breathing, Healing

The very good news is that as I sit and write this, I am surrounded by conditions that are close to idyllic. It’s a cool and breezy 72 degrees and I am in the White Mountains in a little village called Greer, Arizona. Not only can I hear any number of birds singing, but the sound of the Little Colorado River about 50 feet from my door could put me to sleep – easily!

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