Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Mrs. Green celebrating Earth Month at Raytheon's 2-day event

Tucson and Southern Arizona are literally filled with organizations, businesses and municipalities  who are leading the way in sustainable practices, research, and discoveries that have impact on a global scale.  Here Mrs. Green highlights those people, the innovations and the excitement of being a part of what she calls a “content rich” community.

Radio Shows

Repair a Home, Build a Community

12.06.16

T. Van Hook, CEO, Habitat for Humanity Tucson Tucson. It’s a city with a unique character and cultural influences. Its neighborhoods are peppered with distinctive architecture and fun, funky houses. But like most cities, Tucson faces a very real need – a need to ensure that everyone has a safe and decent place to call home. […]

Mrs. Green's News


11.16.16
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…

01.26.16
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 […]

01.21.16
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 […]

01.19.16
Test Your Recycling IQ

  Waste contamination is a big issue for most municipalities. Putting the wrong thing into your recycling bin comes with a cost which can easily be remedied with just a little bit of investigation. What’s a person to do? Listen to this show! I so enjoyed my time with and learning from Andy Quigley from the […]

Links and Resources

Support solar power installations at schools and nonprofit organizations through Green Watts.

Preserve and improve our environment with Tucson Clean and Beautiful.

Learn about the green lifestyle with Tucson Green Times, the free monthly newspaper at locations all over town.

Find local suppliers for all your green needs with  Who’s Green.

Help Arizona go green with A Green Arizona.

Did You Know?


Three Things About The University of Arizona

1. The University of Arizona’s 387 acres in central Tucson is the OLDEST continually maintained GREEN space in Arizona
2. It is ranked #16 among ALL public universities by the National Science Foundation
3. The UA has a newly formed institutional sustainability structure in place to better equip the campus to move forward toward its “green” goals