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

The City’s Got Solar!

09.13.17

Jason Laros , Energy Manager, City of Tucson – There is a LOT of news about solar and the City of Tucson and this show will cover it all! The City of Tucson is committed to leading the way…

Mrs. Green's News


06.27.17
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 […]

06.20.17
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, […]

04.11.17
Where’s the Beef? And the Pork? And the Healthy Pet Food?

The good news for the planet is that more and more people are becoming vegans and vegetarians or at the very least, cutting down on the amount of meat they eat. It’s good news for the planet because the methane produced from cows alone contributes to the acceleration of climate change so the less meat […]

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…

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