Environmental Impact

Riding a bike is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint

How can one person make a difference for the environment?  How do you measure your carbon footprint?  How come baby Albatrosses are dying on remote, uninhabited islands in the Pacific Northwest?  Here you’ll find a reality check and a way to connect the dots — making the case that we are all really a part of ONE planet. Only one!

Radio Shows

Tucson’s Wheels: What Keeps them Turning?

01.10.17

Jim DeGrood, Pima Association of Governments, Deputy Director, Patrick Hartley, Sustainability Coordinator – We’ll hear from Jim and Patrick with an overview of the RTA (Regional Transportation Authority) program with an emphasis on mobility,

Mrs. Green's News


01.12.17
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…

11.17.16
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…

10.06.16
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.

09.29.16
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 […]

Did You Know?


Three Things About Tucson Electric Power Company

1. TEP’s Bright Solutions helps you save money, save energy, reduce your dependence on fossil fuel and helps preserve the planet (ultimately).
2. You can actually go to their website and indicate that you would like to purchase solar power in “blocks” of 150 kilowatt hours per month and that purchasing them protects you from any energy increases in the future.
3. TEP will help you determine how many blocks you can purchase based on a percentage of your annual usage. This is only ONE of the many Bright Solutions offered by TEP.