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Honda Gets It!

Aired Saturday, September 24, 2016

Raminta Jautokas, Sr. Project Manager American Honda Environmental Business Development Office and leader of the Environmental Leadership Program (aka Green Dealer program)

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What’s Happening on the Black Mesa?

Aired Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Jihan Gearon, Executive Director, Black Mesa Water Coalition – Anyone who gets to hear Jihan speak is very clear about her mission: to build the capacity of communities throughout…

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Perfect Imperfection

Aired Saturday, September 17, 2016

Ben Simon, Founder, Imperfect Produce – I embarrass myself when I am around Ben Simon. How can someone so young have such vision, such ability to articulate and then execute…

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Tucson Medical Center: Employee Wellness & Its Impact

Tuesday, September 13 at 12 am (PT)

Aired Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Mary Atkinson, Director of Wellness at TMC and Amy Ramsey, Employee Wellness Specialist – Tucson Medical Center is at the cutting edge in so many areas of their organization that…

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One Less Straw!

Aired Saturday, September 10, 2016

Carter & Olivia Ries – I will never forget the first time I read about and then interviewed Carter & Olivia Ries. I believe they were something like 10 and 9 at the time and were…

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BEST OF SHOW: Younger Next Year Part One

Aired Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Bill Fabrocini, contributing author and exercise specialist of Thinner This Year – Rumor has it that Bill is one of the smartest and ablest physical therapists/trainers in the country, AND one…

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Meet A Green Know-It-All!

Aired Saturday, September 3, 2016

Rachel Gutter, Senior Vice President of Knowledge, U.S. Green Building Council – From everything I could read about Rachel, she is a true green rock star. In addition to being…

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Tucson Water Reliability:  Operations & Systems

Aired Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Britt Klein, Water Maintenance Division Administrator, and Fernando Molina, Public Information Officer Tucson Water –
Try to imagine what it takes to ensure that safe, reliable water…

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BEST OF SHOW: Natural Pod – Kid & Planet Friendly

Aired Saturday, September 12, 2015

Bridgitte Alomes, Founder, Natural Pod – When I met Bridgitte at a conference several months ago, it was very clear she is on a mission to make non-toxic and natural play…

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Got Household Hazardous Waste?

Aired Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Cristina Polsgrove, Public Information Officer, City of Tucson Environmental Services – Cristina will be with me to help you get rid of it! We all have products in our home that are labeled toxic…

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BEST OF SHOW: Moms Clean Air Force

Aired Saturday, April 2, 2016

Dominique Browning, Co-founder and Senior Director – Don’t ya love it? Moms Clean Air Force is a community of moms and dads uniting against air pollution, including the…

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Tucson Medical Center: An Integrative Approach to Care

Tuesday, August 16 at 12 am (PT)

Aired Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Dr. Estelle Farrell – Dr. Farrell is an experienced pain management physician, who appreciates a team approach and values a patient’s perspective. She modifies care to meet the needs…

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BEST OF SHOW: Women vs. Toxic Chemicals

Aired Saturday, January 16, 2016

Erin Switalski, Executive Director, Women’s Voices for the Earth – All those in favor of a toxic free future, please say “aye.” Ready for this to start your new year off healthy? Women’s…

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BEST OF SHOW: Tank’s Green Stuff

Aired Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Jason Tankersley, CEO, The Fairfax Companies – Since 1989, The Fairfax Companies have been true leaders in the business of sustainability. From the recycling of green and post construction waste,

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BEST OF SHOW: Protecting You from Toxic Chemicals

Aired Saturday, February 6, 2016

Michael Green, Executive Director for the Center of Environmental Health – Can you think of anything that matters more to you than your health and the health of those you love? So what’s a person…

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BEST OF SHOW: Thinking About Solar?

Aired Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Joseph Barrios, Supervisor of Media Relations & Regulatory Communications, TEP – If you’re thinking about solar energy, you’re not alone. Homeowners have more options than…

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The Many Faces of Energy: Challenges & Triumphs

Aired Saturday, July 30, 2016

David Hutchens, President and CEO of Tucson Electric Power and its parent company, UNS Energy Corporation – From where I sit, Dave Hutchens has a big job. Being the head of a major…

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Tucson Water Reliability: Water Customers

Aired Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Scott Clark, Deputy Director & Fernando Molina, Public Information Officer – Given the amount of activity going on at Tucson Water in terms of outstanding customer service and water…

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Food Security: a Global Challenge

Aired Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jennifer Burney, Assistant Professor School of Global Policy and Strategy University of California, San Diego – Are you sure you know what food security really means and if not, why…

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FoodCycling: Tucson & Fry’s Foods Lead the Way

Aired Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Sherri Ludlam, Environmental Scientist, Waste Diversion, City of Tucson Environmental Services Department – Frys Food Stores have jumped on the food scrap collection…

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Aired Saturday, July 16, 2016

Sailesh Rao, Producer and Executive Director of Climate Healers – How can there be things “out there” in the world of sustainability that I don’t know about and that when I find them…

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Tucson Medical Center: Report to the Community

Tuesday, July 12 at 12 am (PT)

Aired Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Julia Strange, Vice President, Community Benefit & Michael Duran, Vice President, Chief Development Officer – It should come as no surprise to members of the Tucson community…

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Ecocentric Mom: Well Being, Delivered

Aired Saturday, July 9, 2016

Casey Powers, Owner, Ecocentric Mom – As a new mom, Casey felt like she had to take a crash-course in ‘mom supplies.” She wanted to choose the healthiest and best products for…

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BEST OF SHOW: Humane Acts of Kindness

Aired Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Diana Cannon, Chief Development Officer and Brandy Burke, Chief Operations Officer and acting CEO, Humane Society of S.AZ. – For over 70 years, the Humane Society of Southern…

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Sustainability Begins at Home

Aired Saturday, July 2, 2016

Greg Horn, author of Living Green – This show is TRULY a celebration for me. Greg Horn’s book Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability rocked my world when I first…

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Tucson Water Reliability: Water Quality

Aired Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Remy Sawyer, Environmental Scientist & Fernando Molina, Public Information Officer, Tucson Water – This is the second show of a six part series highlighting Tucson Water’s commitment…

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Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Aired Saturday, June 25, 2016

Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD AND Jungian Analyst, Shamanic Practitioner, Clinical Psychologist, Author and Philanthropist – Sensitivity to nature’s healing energy can help you…

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Tucson Medical Center & Janos: A Winning Combination

Tuesday, June 21 at 12 am (PT)

Aired Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Chef Janos Wilder & Beth Dorsey, Director of Food and Nutrition, Tucson Medical Center – This show is the second in a twelve part series highlighting TMC’s strong commitment to…

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Greenbiz: The Big Green Buzz

Aired Saturday, June 18, 2016

Joel Makower, chairman and executive editor of GreenBiz Group Inc., producer of GreenBiz.com, and lead author of the annual State of Green Business report – GreenBiz is arguably…

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Best of Show: Rethinking Fashion

Aired Saturday, February 20, 2016

Sass Brown, founder of EcoFashion Talk, author, editor for Coco Eco Fashion Magazine and Acting Associate Dean, School of Art & Design, Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City

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Caridad: Caring in Action

Aired Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Kristen Culliney, Life Skills Instructor/Program Manager, Caridad Community Kitchen – At the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, they change lives in the greater Tucson area by feeding…

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Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature

Aired Saturday, June 4, 2016

Nina Simons, Founder and Founder Director of Women’s Leadership Initiatives – Since 1990, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical…

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Tucson Water Reliability: Supply!

Aired Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Fernando Molina, Public Information Officer Tucson Water and Wally Wilson, Chief Hydrologist Tucson Water – Droughts, floods, too much water, not enough water – what’s a person…

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Scaling Equitable Climate Policy

Aired Saturday, May 28, 2016

David Orr, Professor and Senior Advisor, Oberlin College – Dr. Orr is also a Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and serves as Senior Advisor…

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Creating a Culture of Peace Worldwide

Aired Saturday, May 21, 2016

Leslie Meehan, PhD Co-Founder and Council Member Gaiafield Project Leslie is a social architect and activist committed to community healing and transformation. How are we learning to get along so that we and our great-great-grandchildren of all species can thrive? How will Leslie’s life-long quest for healthy communities, taking her from roaming the outdoors in […]

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Hospitals & Healing Environments: A Critical Pairing

Tuesday, May 17 at 12 am (PT)

Aired Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Marty Enriquez, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer and Michael Duran, Vice President, Chief Development Officer, Tucson Medical Center – How do you create an environment…

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First-order Concerns in Earth Sciences

Aired Saturday, May 14, 2016

Joaquin Ruiz, Dean, University of Arizona College of Science – Dr. Ruiz wears many hats besides Dean of the College of Science including Vice President of Innovation and Strategy; Executive…

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Campaigns for Change

Aired Saturday, May 7, 2016

Danna Moore Pfahl, Director of Advocacy, Catalytik – This is going to be one excellent adventure for Mrs. Green as this organization and this guest are on the cutting edge of…

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Save Energy, Save Green

Aired Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Mike Baruch, Tucson Electric Power’s Residential Energy Efficiency Program Manager – Being energy conscious year-round creates efficiency that can help you to lower your electric bill. It…

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Tank’s Green Stuff

Aired Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Jason Tankersley, CEO, The Fairfax Companies – Since 1989, The Fairfax Companies have been true leaders in the business of sustainability. From the recycling of green and post…

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Shaping A New World

Aired Saturday, April 23, 2016

Greg Watson, Schumacher Center’s Director for Policy and Systems Design; Cuba-U.S. Agroecology Network Simply put, Greg Watson is a thought leader, a change agent and a stand…

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The Power of Giving: The TEP Story

Aired Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Wendy Erica Werden, Manager, Community Investment and Philanthropy – TEP leadership is committed to serving the needs of others on many levels. TEP and its sister…

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El Nino: Impact in the Southwest & Our World

Aired Saturday, April 16, 2016

Zack Guido, Program Manager University of Arizona International Research and Application Program (IRAP) and Mike Crimmins, Associate Professor in the Department of Soil, Water…

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Changing the Power Supply

Aired Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Jeff Yockey, Manager, Environmental and Long-Term Planning at TEP – Renewable energy and energy efficiency are making more and more economic, as well as environmental sense…

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Art Speaks: Nuclear Energy

Aired Saturday, April 9, 2016

Mary Lou Dauray, award winning artist & consummate traveler – Since 2009, Mary Lou has been creating artwork reflecting her concern about man-made climate destruction.

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Why Thrifting Matters

Aired Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Judith Simmons, Marketing Specialist, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona & Michael Meyer, Vice President of Donated Goods Retail and Marketing at Goodwill Industries International

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Moms Clean Air Force

Aired Saturday, April 2, 2016

Dominique Browning, Co-founder and Senior Director – Don’t ya love it? Moms Clean Air Force is a community of moms and dads uniting against air pollution, including the…

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Women Entrepreneurs: Game On!

Aired Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Jackie Wszalek, President & Boot Camp Master Trainer, Splash Printing and Marketing – On May 7th, women from all over the Phoenix, Arizona area will gather to attend a powerful, …

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Thinking About Solar?

Aired Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Joseph Barrios, Supervisor of Media Relations & Regulatory Communications, TEP – If you’re thinking about solar energy, you’re not alone. Homeowners have more options than ever…

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Fashion Giant with a Conscience

Aired Saturday, March 26, 2016

Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness at EILEEN FISHER – Yes, Eileen Fisher! While 97% of all garments in the US are made elsewhere, they produce 20% of their fashion in Los…

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Live Well, Stay Well

Aired Saturday, March 19, 2016

Carey Davidson, Founder and CEO Tournesol Wellness – One can only hope that Tournesol Wellness is what the future of health care might look like. It is a home for highly personalized…

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Humane Acts of Kindness

Aired Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Diana Cannon, Chief Development Officer and Brandy Burke, Chief Operations Officer and acting CEO, Humane Society of S.AZ. – For over 70 years, the Humane Society of Southern…

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Dream Big, Live Tiny

Aired Saturday, March 12, 2016

Ross Beck, Customer Service, Tumbleweed Tiny House Company – OMG – have you ever wondered if you really could make the leap from normal size house to tiny house? I have, and I am not sure, but I AM sure that you are going to love this show!

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Younger Next Year Part Two

Aired Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Chris Crowley, author of Younger Next Year and Thinner This Year – I know, that’s quite a bit of thinner and younger! What I can tell you is that I have read Younger Next Year, that…

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Making Green Happen

Aired Saturday, March 5, 2016

Deborah Fleischer, Founder and President of Green Impact – Think authentic, creative, professional, connecting to deeper values, inspiring green actions. These are a few of the things that…

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Younger Next Year Part One

Aired Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Bill Fabrocini, contributing author and exercise specialist of Thinner This Year – Rumor has it that Bill is one of the smartest and ablest physical therapists/trainers in the country, AND one…

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Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts & Minds

Aired Saturday, February 27, 2016

Gene Baur, President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary – Their mission? To protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals and promote…

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Rethinking Fashion

Aired Saturday, February 20, 2016

Sass Brown, founder of EcoFashion Talk, author, editor for Coco Eco Fashion Magazine and Acting Associate Dean, School of Art & Design, Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City

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Planting the Seed for Urban Farming

Aired Saturday, February 13, 2016

Will Allen, Farmer, Founder and CEO of Growing Power – On the credential side of things, Will is recognized as a preeminent practitioner of urban agriculture in America and throughout…

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Protecting You from Toxic Chemicals

Aired Saturday, February 6, 2016

Michael Green, Executive Director for the Center of Environmental Health – Can you think of anything that matters more to you than your health and the health of those you love? So…

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Clothes that Fit Your Morals

Aired Saturday, January 30, 2016

Scott Leonard and Matt Reynolds, Co-Founders of Indigenous – In this case, Indigenous is synonymous with organic, fair trade, ethically sourced and guilt free clothing.

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What If: The Series

Aired Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Kevin Bonine – Director of Education, Biosphere 2, University of Arizona: What if science could help us prepare for a better future? What if we could make food production more efficient?

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Change the Story, Change the Future

Aired Saturday, January 23, 2016

David Korten – David C. Korten is an American author, lecturer, engaged citizen, former professor of the Harvard Business School, political activist, prominent critic of corporate globalization…

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Building Communities

Aired Tuesday, January 19, 2016

T VanHook, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Tucson – Habitat for Humanity is not just about building houses. They are about building communities and partnerships. They are…

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Women vs. Toxic Chemicals

Aired Saturday, January 16, 2016

Erin Switalski, Executive Director, Women’s Voices for the Earth – All those in favor of a toxic free future, please say “aye.” Ready for this to start your new year off healthy? Women’s…

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Green Investing: What’s Your Strategy?

Aired Saturday, January 9, 2016

Timothy Yee, President & Co-Founder of Green Retirement Inc. – How green is your investing? What do you know about the growing Divest-Invest movement gaining speed all over…

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Best of Show – The Greening of the NFL

Aired Saturday, January 31, 2015

Best of Show – The Greening of the NFL – With Super Bowl rapidly upon us, what I love about this show is that a) it was in Arizona and b) it was the greenest Super Bowl EVER! It is…

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This Crazy Time: Living Our Environmental Challenge

Aired Saturday, December 19, 2015

Tzeporah Berman – Truth be told, Tzeporah Berman is one of my heroes. I don’t know where to begin. She is the author of the book This Crazy Time and it’s a great book. She has been…

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Water Changes Everything

Aired Saturday, December 12, 2015

Scott Harrison, Founder and CEO of charity: water – Scott spent almost 10 years as a nightclub promoter in New York City before leaving to volunteer on a hospital ship off the…

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Business Change Agent

Aired Saturday, December 5, 2015

Mal Warwick – Mal is an author, impact investor, and activist who reviews books on his blog and is one of three partners in the One World Play Project, a social enterprise he…

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The Blue Heart of our Planet

Aired Saturday, November 21, 2015

Dr. Sylvia Earle, Legendary Ocean Researcher – Sometimes, when a guest has the kind of bio like Dr. Earle, cut and paste is the best solution to capturing the greatness of this human being…

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The Growing E-Waste Epidemic

Aired Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Judith Simmons, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona & Deb Sanders , Global Takeback Director, Dell – How to safely and properly dispose of electronic waste including computers…

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How Green is Your Monday?

Aired Saturday, November 14, 2015

David Yeung, Co-founder of Green Monday – Green Monday is a social enterprise group that promotes and enables green, healthy and sustainable living. Through his vegetarian promotion…

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Test Your Recycling I.Q.

Aired Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Andrew Quigley, City of Tucson – Do you recycle? Do you know what “not to throw” in your recycle bins? Andrew Quigley and his team are on a mission to educate people about what should…

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The Making of a Localist

Aired Saturday, November 7, 2015

Michael Shuman, Co-founder and Research Director,Cutting Edge Capital – Michael Shuman is an economist, attorney, author and entrepreneur, and one of the world’s leading experts…

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Getting Potted in the Desert

Aired Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Marylee Pangman, Author, Getting Potted in the Desert – Master Gardener Marylee Pangman gives new meaning to the phrase “Get Potted.” She has found…

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The Future is Now

Aired Saturday, October 31, 2015

Ira Flatow Yes – you read it right – Ira Flatow. Ira is a veteran NPR science correspondent and award-winning TV journalist. He is the host of Science Friday radio show, a weekly call-in program that engages listeners and scientists in lively conversation about science, technology and environment issues in the news. Ira is brilliant […]

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Happy Bees, Good Honey

Aired Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Hilary and Drew Eshelman, Founders, Drewbees Honey Co.

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Urbanomics Gone Wild

Aired Saturday, October 24, 2015

The Green Bronx Machine, Stephen Ritz, 2015 Educator of the Year – Stephen Ritz is truly indescribable but here’s my best shot. He is an educator, an innovator, a social…

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Adventurous Shopping with a Cause

Aired Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Natalie Proudfoot, HabiStore Procurement Manager – When you shop, donate or volunteer at Habitat for Humanity’s HabiStore, you pay it forward to support the Habitat mission.

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Organic Rise to the Top

Aired Saturday, October 17, 2015

Maria Rodale, Chairman & CEO, Rodale Institute – Maria Rodale is not only an activist in the world of healthy eating, she is a businesswoman who has made promoting the benefits of an…

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A Millennial’s Recipe for Success

Aired Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Nate Ares, partner/owner Prep & Pastry – How do you open a sustainable, locally owned and focused business from day one? Prep & Pastry, one of Tucson’s hottest, hippest and happenin’…

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Seeds: The Game!

Aired Saturday, October 10, 2015

Nick Heyming Ready for this? The idea for Seeds the Game was born almost 5 years ago while CEO of Grow Games Interactive and Founder of Seeds The Game, Nick Heyming, was in Peru volunteering with an organization that helped children build community gardens, called Tierra de Niños. He was approached by a grandmother in the community who thanked him […]

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Energy Efficiency: Getting More with Less

Aired Saturday, October 3, 2015

Steven Nadel, Executive Director American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy – Steve is a guest we definitely want to know more about because has he EVER got credibility around…

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Coral Reef Conservation

Aired Saturday, September 26, 2015

Michael W. Beck, Lead Scientist, Global Marine Team, The Nature Conservancy – Mike Beck works on the interface between marine science and policy on marine spatial planning,

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Does Building Green Make Good Cents?

Aired Tuesday, September 22, 2015

T. VanHook, CEO Habitat for Humanity Tucson – Green eco-friendly building is seen as expensive. But it doesn’t have to be. Hear how one local charity is challenging the perception of…

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Breast Cancer: Prevention First

Aired Saturday, September 19, 2015

Janet Nudelman, Director of Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and Director of Program and Policy, Breast Cancer Fund – This organization works to prevent…

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Natural Pod – Kid & Planet Friendly

Aired Saturday, September 12, 2015

Bridgitte Alomes, Founder, Natural Pod – When I met Bridgitte at a conference several months ago, it was very clear she is on a mission to make non-toxic and natural play…

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Ecosystems Genomics – Studying the Earth’s DNA

Aired Saturday, September 5, 2015

Matthew Sullivan, Assistant Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering Ohio State (also the co-founder of the Ecosystems Genomics…

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Revolution – The Movie

Aired Saturday, August 29, 2015

Rob Stewart, Director – Trust me when I say Rob Steward is on a mission. He believes in the earth, life and that 3.5 billion years of evolution has created a world of unmatched…

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Climate Engineering – A Clear & Present Danger

Aired Saturday, August 22, 2015

Dane Wigington, GeoEngineering Watch – I haven’t met Dane Wigington but I can promise you this. This man has a passion for what he is doing. Geoengineering is the artificial modification…

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Aloha! Say Hello to Hawaiian Volcanic Water – Yes REALLY

Aired Saturday, August 15, 2015

Ryan Emmons, CEO – I am not sure whether doing this show is going to bring on the wrath of members of the Mrs. Green’s World tribe or praise for getting us all to think, and not…

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Cooper Center for Environmental Learning

Aired Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Colin Waite, Director – Their educational philosophies are based on the beliefs and guidelines of the Institute for Earth Education, an international organization dedicated to connecting…

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Tears in the Jungle

Aired Saturday, August 8, 2015

William & Daniel Clarke – The vision of these two young men is to save the orangutans of Borneo and Sumatra. Their mission is to create greater awareness of…

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Best of Mrs. Green Down to Earth: Seeds of Hope

Aired Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Chris Schmidt, Interim Director, Native Seeds/ SEARCH – What is Native Seeds/SEARCH and why is its role so critical to food security? What is threatening our food security in the southwest?…

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Brownies: People, Profit, Planet

Aired Saturday, August 1, 2015

Jonathan Greengrass, VP of Development and PR, Greyston – Ready for this one? The Greyston tagline is “We don’t hire people to bake brownies, we bake brownies to hire people.” Can I do…

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Bird Watching – Tucson Audubon Society Style

Aired Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Karen Fogas, Executive Director, Tucson Audubon Society – Tucson Audubon promotes the protection and stewardship of southeast Arizona’s biological diversity through the study and enjoyment of birds…

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Waste Free Kitchen

Aired Saturday, July 25, 2015

Dana Gunders, Natural Resources Defense Council, author and return guest! – Leave it to Dana Gunders to do all she does for the planet AND write the Waste Free Kitchen Handbook…

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Special Edition of Mrs. Green’s World – a one on one conversation with Seth Godin

Aired Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Seth Godin, bestselling author, DAILY blogger, entrepreneur, marketer, public speaker, thought leader, early adopter & one of Mrs. Green’s heroes – Truth be told, I have read Seth’s blogs…

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Imagine Life Without Plastic

Aired Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jay Sinha, Co-founder and Co-Owner – This is a first for me I believe. Life Without Plastic’s tagline is: one-stop shop for safe, high quality, ethically-sourced, Earth-friendly alternatives…

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The Waterkeepers Are Watching

Aired Saturday, July 11, 2015

Marc Yaggi, Executive Director, Waterkeeper Alliance – The vision of the Waterkeeper movement is crystal clear: to have swimmable, drinkable and fishable waterways worldwide. …

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Project Animal Farm

Aired Saturday, July 4, 2015

Sonia Faruqi – Hold on to your green, animal loving hats for this one. Sonia’s book is about an accidental journey into the secret world of farming and the truth about our…

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Meet a Real Food Foodie

Aired Saturday, June 27, 2015

Megan Kimble, author – Straight from “about the book” write up that says it all: “In the tradition of Michael Pollan’s bestselling InDefense of Food comes this remarkable…

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The Power of Propane

Aired Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jim Coker, Director of Propane Applications, R & R Products – Join us to explode all of the myths we might have about the dangers of propane. Is it safe? How flammable is it compared…

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The Last Unicorn

Aired Saturday, June 13, 2015

William deBuys, Author – This show is about the author’s quest to find and understand a creature as rare and enigmatic as any on Earth. I am reading…

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From the Ground Up

Aired Saturday, June 6, 2015

Coach Mark Smallwood, Executive Director – This is an organization in action. Since 1947, they have been committed to growing a future that will nourish and sustain generations to…

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Defending the Arctic

Aired Saturday, May 30, 2015

Mary Nichol – Greenpeace – Greenpeace has raised global awareness about the dangers of Arctic oil drilling, climbed oil rigs to obstruct operations, mobilized nearly three million people…

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Felicia’s Farm

Aired Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Sofia Forier-Montes, Manager – The Felicia Ann Cutler Farm was created to honor the memory of Felicia Ann Cutler. She was dedicated to helping others and her vision was to “feed the people and…

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Pathological Optimist

Aired Saturday, May 23, 2015

Kathleen Rogers, President, Earth Day Network – Kathleen has worked for more than 20 years as an environmental attorney and advocate focusing on international and domestic…

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Trash Talk

Aired Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Andrew Quigley, Environmental Services Director, City of Tucson – Andy Quigley has a big job and his department has a big mission: to promote a healthy Tucson community by…

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Drowning in Plastic

Aired Saturday, May 16, 2015

Dianna Cohen, CEO and Co-Founder – The Plastic Pollution Coalition is working to help END our cycle of plastics use – yes – END! Dianna was inspired to co-found the group by her…

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Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)

Aired Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Kimber Lanning, Executive Director, Local First Arizona & BALLE Board Member TBD – Over the past 14 years, BALLE has built a unique peer learning community of the most innovative…

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The Produce Mom

Aired Saturday, May 9, 2015

Lori Taylor – Launched in January 2012, The Produce Mom® is the official blog and consumer brand of Indianapolis Fruit Company. The blog is authored by Supermom and Marketing …

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Gale Greenies Send Positive Message to Tucsonans

Aired Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Trish Wheeler, teacher and Gale Greenies co-chair; Makena Wheeler and Devika DeGuzman, 4th graders & Gale Greenie Club Members – What happens when a principal inspires an…

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Earth Month Series – Preserving the Planet is a Family Affair: FED UP, the Movie, the Movement

Producer Laurie David – For the past 30 years, everything we thought we knew about food and exercise is dead wrong. Laurie David, author…

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Earth Month Series – Preserving the Planet is a Family Affair: Paying it Forward

Aired Saturday, October 4, 2014

Olivia and Carter Ries, One More Generation – Kids do care about the future. Here’s proof. One More Generation (OMG) was founded by two elementary students in Fayetteville, GA.

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Earth Month Series – Preserving the Planet is a Family Affair: Good Food on a Tight Budget

Aired Saturday, May 3, 2014

Dawn Undurraga, Nutritionist, Environmental Working Group – Dawn has witnessed first-hand how our current food system affects people’s lives, and she is committed…

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It’s Time 2015!

Aired Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Betsy McKinney, Founder of It’s Time Network and Summit – the Partnership Summit to Elevate Women’s Leadership – Join us to hear thought leader Betsy McKinney share with…

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Earth Month Series – Preserving the Planet is a Family Affair: Mommy Greenest

Aired Saturday, January 11, 2014

Rachel Lincoln-Sarnoff – Ready for this tagline? “We guard the nest of the world.” Mommy Greenest is rapidly becoming THE resource for healthier parenting with less judgment…

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Pronghorns – the Sonorans vs the American Pronghorns

Aired Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Stephanie Doerries, University of Arizona Carson Scholar & Pronghorn Researcher, Institute of the Environment – The human population continues to expand…

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Palm Oil vs. Rainforests: A Tragedy in the Making

Aired Saturday, April 4, 2015

Did you know that palm oil is the MOST consumed edible oil today? And that because of its versatility, the demand worldwide has tripled over the last few decades. Palm oil is cheap and is semi-solid…

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A Daily Dose of Nature

Aired Saturday, March 28, 2015

Richard Louv, Children and Nature Network – Their vision? A world in which ALL children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives. Their mission? The CNN is leading…

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Green Peace On Earth

Aired Saturday, March 21, 2015

Rolf Skar, Director of Greenpeace’s USA’s Forest Campaign – From protecting our oceans to protecting our forests to promoting toxin free living to promoting…

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Is Your Clothing Making You Sick?

Aired Saturday, March 14, 2015

Consumers Against Toxic Apparel (CATA) – Patricia Davis, Creator – Yes, you read it correctly – toxic clothing. There is never a dull moment in Mrs. Green’s World and…

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Switch to Locally Owned Energy

Aired Saturday, March 7, 2015

Institute for Local Self-Reliance – The Gold Standard for Building Community, Strengthening Economies
John Farrell, Director of Democratic Energy: John is widely known as the guru…

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Making Food Personal Again

Aired Saturday, February 28, 2015

Nikhil Arora – Co-Founder, Back to the Roots – When Nikhil and his friend and now business partner Alejandro Velez, were a few months away from graduation at UC Berkley, they heard…

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Meet the Food Babe

Aired Saturday, February 21, 2015

Vani Hari, The Food Babe – As a child, Vani Hari had acne, asthma, digestive problems and was pretty much sick, miserable and unhappy. When she got very sick in her early…

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The Real Purpose of Business

Aired Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Deb Nelson, Executive Director, Social Venture Network – Listeners will hear about an organization that for the past 27 years has been dedicated to and building a better world for future generations. They do it by supporting…

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Magnificent Kids

Aired Saturday, February 14, 2015

Kerryn Vaughan, Author, Singer/Songwriter, youth and wildlife advocate – Kerryn is the author of a book called Magnificent Kids, 23 Superheroes Who Are Changing the World. In her book…

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Seeds of Change

Aired Saturday, February 7, 2015

Ari Nessel, Founder and Board Member, The Pollination Project – Imagine getting up every day and deciding what individual or group you were going to give $1000 to to help make their…

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The Greening of the NFL

Aired Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jack Groh, Director of the NFL Environmental Program and April Trigg, Founder & President, Eventologie – “It’s not so much about how much of the problem do you create; it’s about…

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Mission: Food Recovery

Aired Saturday, January 24, 2015

Ben Simon, Co-founder and Executive Director – Food Recovery Network (FRN) – This Network’s mission? Creating food recovery programs on EVERY college campus in the country. Ben…

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Meet the Green Divas

Aired Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Meet Green Divas Meg McWilliams and Lynn Hasselberger. They actually refer to themselves as that. They are the founders and co-hosts of The Green Divas Radio, a nationally known…

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Off Gridders

Aired Saturday, January 17, 2015

Phillip Vanninni, PhD – Are you ready for this? From 2011 to 2013, Vannini and his partner, photojournalist Jonathan Taggart, travelled across Canada to find off-gridders and visit …

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Got Scraps?

Aired Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Shannon Sartin, Founder, Scraps on Scraps – This show is all about the entrepreneurial spirit and composting! Shannon Sartin knew there were lots of homeowners out there who didn’t want to be…

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Climate Heretic

Aired Saturday, January 10, 2015

Judith Curry, PhD. – Dr. Curry is a professor and former Chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and President (co-owner) of Climate…

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Incredible Edible Baja Arizona

Aired Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Jared McKinley, Associate Publisher & Co-founder, Edible Baja Arizona – It’s all about celebrating the foodways and Tucson and the borderlands in ways that delight and entice…

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What is a GMO & Why Should You Care?

Aired Saturday, January 3, 2015

James M. Gentile, PhD., Hope College, Dean for the Natural and Applied Sciences – Truth be told, Jim Gentile has influenced and shaped the direction of science in our country. His…

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Mrs. Green’s Best of Show: Time to Bee Smart

Aired Saturday, August 16, 2014

Laurie Davies Adams, Executive Director, Pollinator Partnership – The Pollinator Partnership is the largest organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion…

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Mrs. Green’s Best of Show: The Compelling Case for a Plant-Based Diet

Aired Saturday, August 9, 2014

Dr. John McDougall – John A. McDougall is an American Irish physician and author whose philosophy is that degenerative disease can be prevented and treated with a low-fat, whole foods…

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The Food Think Tank

Aired Saturday, December 13, 2014

Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank – Danielle is an internationally recognized expert on sustainable agriculture and food issues. She has written extensively on…

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Wildlife: Rescue, Rehab, Release!

Aired Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Dan Moxley, Development Associate, Tucson Wildlife Center – This Center’s mission is dedicated to the rescue, rehab and release of southern Arizona’s native wildlife while promoting…

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Save Them All

Aired Saturday, December 6, 2014

Faith Maloney, Co-Founder, Best Friends Animal Society – Their mission is simple and incredibly powerful: “Together, we will end the killing in America’s shelters. Save them all.” Millions of pets…

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Special Series: Creating Sustainable Communities – Native American Cultural Sustainability

Aired Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Jennifer Juan & Matthew Lewis, Museum Specialists, Tohono O’odham Cultural Center and Museum – This Cultural Center is working to instill pride by creating a permanent tribal institution…

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Eco-Heroes to the Rescue! Captain Planet Spotlight Series – Part II

Aired Saturday, November 29, 2014

Dr. Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute & Leesa Carter, Executive Director, Captain Planet Foundation – Drum Roll Please! Our guest for the first part of our show…

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Special Series: Creating Sustainable Communities – Women: Time for a Heart-to-Heart Talk

Aired Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Stephanie Boreale, American Heart Association & Go Red for Women Chair – Did you know there can be very different heart attack symptoms for women versus men?

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Eco-Heroes to the Rescue! Captain Planet Spotlight Series – Part I

Aired Saturday, November 22, 2014

Laura Turner Seydel, Captain Planet Foundation & Heather White, Environmental Working Group –
Laura Turner Seydel is an international environmental advocate and eco-living expert…

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Special Series: Creating Sustainable Communities – Glass Recycling As Ritual

Aired Tuesday, November 18, 2014

David Stone, Project Director and Richard Pablo, Tohono O’odham Community College – From stooping to pick up half-buried liquor bottles buried in the desert sand, to processing the tons of glass…

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Are We Making Our Kids Sick?

Aired Saturday, November 15, 2014

Jerome A. Paulson, MD. – Dr. Paulson is a Professor in the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health at The George Washington University School of Public Health and…

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Sustainable Economics Starts at Home

Aired Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Kimber Lanning, Founder and Executive Director, Local First Arizona – Ever wonder why is it so important to buy locally? Or how are local foods more sustainable?

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Lunch Hour: Where’s the Real Food?

Aired Saturday, November 8, 2014

James Costa, Producer & Director of the film Lunch Hour – Lunch Hour explores the National School Lunch Program, childhood obesity, and our addiction to unhealthy foods.

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Sustainable Communities Series with Mrs. Green – Spokes on A Wheel

Aired Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Terrol Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder Tohono O’odham Community Action – Since 1996, TOCA has been dedicated to creating a healthy, culturally vital and sustainable community on the…

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The Return of the Groundfish!

Aired Saturday, November 1, 2014

Sheila Bowman, Seafood Watch Manager of Culinary and Strategic Initiatives – There is GREAT news from the oceans! Declared a federal disaster in 2000, west coast groundfish are now…

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Special Series: Creating Sustainable Communities – A Promise of Opportunity

Aired Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Magdalena Verdugo, Vice President Education/ SE AZ Area Manager, Chicano Por La Causa (CPLC) – CPLC is a statewide community development corporation committed to building…

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Mad Cowboy

Aired Saturday, October 25, 2014

Howard Lyman, President of Earthsave International & President of the International Vegetarian Union – Howard Lyman’s testimony on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 1996 revealed…

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What Does Sustainability Look Like?

Aired Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Greg Wetzel and Kelly Waters – Hear all about a group of people who are looking to the future of Tucson, Arizona. Greg and Kelly will share with us what their vision is of a truly…

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Health is a Family Affair

Aired Saturday, October 18, 2014

Stacey Antine, the HealthBarn USA – HealthBarn’s mission is to ensure that ALL family members eat and live healthier lives. They teach children (and the grown-ups who love them) about…

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How Clean Are Our Cities?

Aired Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Colleen Crowninshield, Clean Cities Coalition, Pima Association of Governments – Colleen is a repeat guest to our show, knows pretty much all there is to know about how to make your city…

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Yum! Learning to Love Weeds

Aired Saturday, October 11, 2014

Jerome Fressinier – Jerome is an Executive Chef, a thought leader and a game changer when it comes to what we will be eating in the future. I am not sure if I even understand Jerome’s…

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We Eat What We Are

Aired Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Maribel Alvarez, Ph.D. – EVERY single loop in our social fabric involves food. We gather, celebrate, reflect and worship with food. From Super Bowl Sunday to Thanksgiving to bread for…

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Paying it Forward

Aired Saturday, October 4, 2014

Olivia and Carter Ries, One More Generation – Kids do care about the future. Here’s proof. One More Generation (OMG) was founded by two elementary students in…

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Edible Roman Empire

Aired Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Emma Blake, PhD – What lessons can we learn about food and foodways from the Roman Empire? Who were the winners and losers then and how can we learn from that?

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From Boat Deck to Dinner Table

Aired Saturday, September 27, 2014

Tj Tate, Director of Sustainability, Gulf Wild – Is that genuine American Red Snapper you just ordered? Do you know where your Grouper is from? Do you know who harvested…

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Sustainable Communities Series with Mrs. Green – EMERGE from Domestic Abuse

Aired Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Ed Mercurio-Sakwa, CEO, EMERGE, Center Against Domestic Abuse – To me, the true definition of a sustainable community/planet is one that is economically, environmentally and…

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Taking Care of Business, People and the Planet

Aired Saturday, September 20, 2014

Yalmaz Siddiqui, Senior Director of Environmental Strategy, Office Depot – Office Depot’s three environmental aspirations are to “Buy Green,” “Be Green” and “Sell…

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Ingenuity is Ripe in the Vineyards

Aired Saturday, September 13, 2014

Paul Novak, WholeVine General Manager – Cold-pressed oils, gluten-free cookies, 16 flours and whole grain cookies made from grapes “scraps” once tossed in the landfill? Yes.

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Rebuilt by GOOD Hands

Aired Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Rob Hunnicutt, Youth Restoration Manager and Julie Bednarek, Youth Employment Specialist, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona – Leave it to this nationally recognized nonprofit to create the Youth Restoration Project.

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Über Urban Gardener

Aired Saturday, September 6, 2014

Greg Peterson – Greg’s passion is to inspire every single one of us into our own level of greenness. He does it by living his very personal version of greenness and then…

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Sustainable Communities Series with Mrs. Green – Filling the Food Gap

Aired Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Michael McDonald, Executive Director, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona – Did you know that Tucson has the sixth highest poverty rate for “large metropolitan areas” in the US?

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Trash Talk

Aired Saturday, August 30, 2014

Alex Fried, Founder & Director, Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) – Do you believe that waste is just a logistics problem? Can you even begin to imagine a national movement of student…

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Sustainable Communities Series with Mrs. Green – AIDS: Where Are We Now?

Aired Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Ethan Cox, Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation – You’ll be blown away by everything this organization is to doing to make Tucson and Pima County a healthier, more sustainable community.

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Masterminding a Green Revolution

Aired Saturday, August 23, 2014

Frank Sesno, host of Planet Forward & Director of the George Washington School of Media & Public Affairs – Mr. Sesno is an award winning journalist, a former CNN correspondent, anchor and…

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Sustainable Communities Series with Mrs. Green – The Diabetes Epidemic in America: Can It Be Stopped?

Aired Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Briana Biondo – Special Events Manager, American Diabetes Association – Ready for

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Time to Bee Smart

Aired Saturday, August 16, 2014

Laurie Davies Adams, Executive Director, Pollinator Partnership – The Pollinator Partnership is the largest organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and…

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Sustainable Communities Series with Mrs. Green – Seeds of Hope

Aired Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Chris Schmidt, Interim Director, Native Seeds/ SEARCH – What is Native Seeds/SEARCH and why is its role so critical to food security? What is threatening our food security in the southwest?

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The Compelling Case for a Plant-Based Diet

Aired Saturday, August 9, 2014

Dr. John McDougall – an American Irish physician and author whose philosophy is that degenerative disease can be prevented and treated with a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based/vegan…

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Every Drop Counts

Aired Saturday, July 26, 2014

Marc Yaggi, Waterkeeper Alliance – The mission of Waterkeeper Alliance is to connect and support local Waterkeeper programs to provide a voice for waterways and their communities…

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Mom on a Mission

Aired Saturday, July 19, 2014

Bridgett Luther, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute – World look out! Bridgett is working to protect our children and our environment. She currently leads the Cradle to Cradle…

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The Edge of Existence

Aired Saturday, July 12, 2014

Peter Young, Director, The Last Ocean – Spectacular, urgent, absorbing, informative, glorious, powerful. That’s what the critics are saying about the film. Join me to find out what award…

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Self-Reliance in an Urban World

Aired Saturday, June 28, 2014

Survivalist Cody Lundin – I believe that Cody Lundin is one of a kind. I guess we all are but you know what I mean. Cody is an internationally recognized professional…

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FED UP, the Movie, the Movement

Aired Saturday, June 21, 2014

Producer Laurie David – For the past 30 years, everything we thought we knew about food and exercise is dead wrong. Laurie David, author of The Family Dinner…

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Rethinking Home on the Range

Aired Saturday, June 14, 2014

Allan Savory, The Savory Institute – The Savory Institute was created to promote large-scale restoration of the world’s grasslands through holistic management. Savory works…

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Ideas 4 The Planet

Aired Saturday, June 7, 2014

Maya Penn, Maya’s Ideas – Sometimes I just have to copy and paste so people don’t think I am making stuff up. Yes – Maya is 14 – FOURTEEN! She writes: “Welcome to my shop!

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Why Does Climate Count?

Aired Saturday, May 31, 2014

Mike Bellamente, Executive Director, Climate Counts – Why DOES climate count and what IS Climate Counts? It is a collaborative effort to bring consumers and companies together to…

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Food Episode 8 – Let’s Get These GMOs Labeled!

Aired Saturday, May 24, 2014

Gary Hirshberg, Co-founder and Chairman, Stonyfield Farms – After more than 30 years as a pioneer of sustainable business practices, this organic yogurt entrepreneur is stirring…

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Ozone Levels, Dust, and Air Quality

Aired Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Clean air really does start with me and you and every resident in Pima County. What can we do? How can we help? Join us for…

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Food Episode 7: Mother Nature’s Foodie

Aired Saturday, May 17, 2014

Gary Paul Nabhan – Gary is an agricultural ecologist, ethno botanist, and writer whose work has focused primarily on the plants and cultures of the desert Southwest. Growing food in hotter…

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Food Episode 6: The Unhealthy Truth

Aired Saturday, May 10, 2014

Robyn O’Brien – A former financial and food industry analyst Robyn O’Brien triggered an allergic reaction in the food industry when she asked: “Are we allergic to food or what’s been…

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Food Episode 5: Good Food on a Tight Budget

Aired Saturday, May 3, 2014

Dawn Undurraga, Nutritionist, Environmental Working Group – Dawn has witnessed first-hand how our current food system affects people’s lives, and she is committed to shaping policies…

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Food Episode 4: Straight from the Earth

Aired Saturday, April 26, 2014

Myra Goodman, Founder, Earthbound Farm – Although Myra grew up eating mostly processed foods & very little fresh produce, her diet has evolved to being very healthy for the past twenty…

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SPECIAL EARTH DAY COMMERCIAL FREE SHOW

Aired Wednesday, April 23, 2014

MARCI ZAROFF, Eco Lifestyle Pioneer – Get ready for Marci Zaroff and get ready to change your life. Marci’s mission is to revolutionize the global fashion and textile…

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Food Episode 3: Saving Seeds for Future Generations

Aired Saturday, April 19, 2014

Diane Ott Wheatley, Co-founder and Vice President, Seed Savers Exchange – Diane has been a national leader in the heirloom seed movement and a strong advocate for the protection…

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Food Episode 2: The Pleasure Trap: Mastering The Hidden Force that Undermines Health and Happiness

Aired Saturday, April 12, 2014

Doug Lisle, PhD, Director of TrueNorth Health Center (featured in the infamous Forks Over Knives), author and advocate for plant-based diet – According to people who know him, Dr. Lisle really…

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Infusionsoft: They Do What They Say They’ll Do

Aired Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Laura Collins, Senior PR and Analyst Relations Manager – Culture is at the heart of everything they do at Infusionsoft – how they live, how they work and how they serve the small business…

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Food Episode 1: The Food Revolution – Heal Your Body & Your World with Food

Aired Saturday, April 5, 2014

Ocean Robbins, CEO, The Food Revolution Network – John and Ocean Robbins launched the Food Revolution Network in 2013 and now have a membership of over 85,000. Their mission…

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Spring Break = Spring Fling!

Aired Tuesday, April 1, 2014

After 40 years, ASUA’s Spring Fling is coming back to the University of Arizona campus. Spring Fling is the largest student-run carnival in the nation attracting over 25,000 guests.

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Women Seeding Change

Aired Saturday, March 29, 2014

Clare Dakin, Executive Director, Tree Sisters – Ready for this? Tree Sisters was started by Clare Dakin after she crashed into a tree. She has me already.

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Pump Up Your MPG

Aired Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Beth Gorman, Senior Program Manager, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality (PDEQ) – PDEQ has launched a new Tire Inflation Education Program to encourage you…

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How Healthy Is Your Apple?

Aired Saturday, March 22, 2014

Amie Valpone, Editor-in-Chief of The Healthy Apple – Amie’s mission is to change the way people eat and her tagline is: Feeding People Food – The Way Food Was Meant…

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Is Sustainability Second Nature to You?

Aired Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Second Nature was founded in Boston in 1993 by a small group of forward-thinking leaders including Cortese, Senator John F. Kerry (D-MA), Teresa Heinz Kerry and Bruce Droste.

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Get Ready to Ride! April is Cyclovia and Bike Fest Time

Aired Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Cyclovia (Sunday, April 6) has become one of the most fun, well-attended, free, outdoor annual family events in this super bicycle-friendly town.

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Wildlife Doesn’t Vote

Aired Saturday, March 8, 2014

Larry Schweiger, National Wildlife Federation – The NWF is a strong voice for wildlife, dedicated to protecting wildlife and habitat and inspiring the future generation of…

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Higher Education and its role in Sustainability

Aired Tuesday, March 4, 2014

This is a first: A higher education sustainability conference to bring together Arizona universities, colleges, community colleges and local businesses…

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No Food Left Behind

Aired Saturday, March 1, 2014

Gary Oppenheimer, Founder, AmpleHarvest.Org – Gary is a CNN Hero, one of Huffington Post’s “Greatest Person of the Day” winners, and the list goes on and on. But…

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Wasted: How America Is Losing Up to 40 Percent of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill

Aired Saturday, February 22, 2014

Dana Gunders, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) – Truth be told, I love Dana Gunders. She is a Staff Scientist at the NRDC and leads their work on reducing food waste.

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One More Generation (OMG!)

Aired Saturday, February 15, 2014

Carter – age 13 and Olivia – age 11 – Reading is believing. Talk about hope for the future! One More Generation (OMG) was founded by two elementary students in…

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Recyling Mania at Habitat for Humanity’s Habistore

Aired Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Truth be told, I have been known to drop by the HabiStore in Tucson just to see all of the crazy, fun “stuff” you can find roaming around there.

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Keep it Real, Keep it Rural

Aired Saturday, February 8, 2014

Lorraine Lewandrowski is a lawyer and a dairy farmer in Herkimer County, New York. She has lots to say about dairy farms, the small farmer, and is happy…

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Women & Climate Change: Creating a Global Movement

Aired Saturday, February 1, 2014

Osprey Orielle Lake – Osprey is a visionary, a thought leader and a game changer. Author of Uprisings for the Earth and one of the founders of the Women’s Earth and…

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Focus on our Future: What’s New at Biosphere2?

Aired Tuesday, January 28, 2014

How do water, carbon and energy move through landscapes? What is a hillslope? How will the research being done by the LEO…

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Amazon Watch

Aired Saturday, January 25, 2014

Leila Salazar-López, Amazon Watch Program Director – I wanted to write about this way ahead of time so you can “save the date.” In my opinion, we should all be watching the…

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Meet a Clean Tech Techie

Aired Saturday, January 18, 2014

Ron Pernick, Clean Edge Inc – Before I was Mrs. Green I admit to having little, if any, knowledge about the impact of technology on the environment or what the phrase “clean tech” meant.

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Mommy Greenest

Aired Saturday, January 11, 2014

Rachel Lincoln-Sarnoff – Ready for this tagline? “We guard the nest of the world.” Mommy Greenest is rapidly becoming THE resource for healthier parenting with less…

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Revolution Green: Biodiesel and Why You Should Care

Aired Saturday, January 4, 2014

Annie Nelson (yes, Annie Nelson of Team Willie & Annie Nelson) and Kelly King from Pacific Biodiesel – Kelly King and her husband Bob’s pioneering vision created…

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Encore Presentation: The Healing Power of Kindness – Ben’s Bells at Sandy Hook

Aired Saturday, December 22, 2012

Jeannette Maré, Founder of Ben’s Bells Project – Just one year ago, Ben’s Bells launched a Bring Kindness to Newtown campaign in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary.

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Chipotle: Redefining Fast Food

Aired Saturday, December 14, 2013

Chris Arnold, Director of Communications: When Chipotle opened their doors in 1993, they had one simple goal: to serve high quality, delicious food quickly with an experience…

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Everyone’s Doing Great?

Aired Tuesday, December 10, 2013

(aka EDG – Environmental Development Group) – Stacey Sires: EDG is an environmental industry leader in commercial and industrial facility maintenance…

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Are You a Committed Localist?

Aired Saturday, December 7, 2013

Stevie Mack, owner of Crizmac & Renee Kreager, owner of Renee’s Organic Oven – Are you consciously choosing to shop locally as often as possible this Christmas season?

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Creating Tucson’s Next Generation of Leaders

Aired Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Suzanne McFarlin, Executive Director & Ben Korn, an alumnus & Governing Board President-elect, Greater Tucson Leadership – Founded in 1980, Greater Tucson Leadership…

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Best of Mrs. Green’s World: The Unstoppable Green Machine – Steve Ritz

Aired Monday, October 14, 2013

Best of Mrs. Green’s World: The Unstoppable Green Machine – Steve Rit

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Focus On Our Future: Biosphere 2

Aired Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Dr. Kevin Bonine, Director of Education and Outreach, Biosphere 2 and Director of Outreach Initiatives, UA College of Science – My research reveals Dr. Bonine is all about getting…

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Are Your Clothes Fed by Threads?

Aired Saturday, November 23, 2013

Alok Appadurai, Fed by Threads Co-Founder: There is such a thing as perfect timing and having Alok on the show at this time has taken on new meaning since my trip to New York City. The Go Green Conference had a series of…

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Goodwill = Good Partners

Aired Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Lisa Sarmiento – District Manager of After Retail & Amanda Thomas – Marketing Specialist: Ever wonder what Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona will accept as donations, and what…

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Focus On Our Future: Biosphere2 Ocean Makeover

Aired Saturday, November 16, 2013

Dr. Rafe Sagarin, Program Manager: Rafe, a marine ecologist and environmental policy analyst, is unveiling GREAT plans for Biosphere2 Ocean. But titles can be deceiving. This innovative…

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Got Grease? Tucson Clean Cities Wants It!

Aired Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Colleen Crowninshield, Tucson Clean Cities Coalition, Pima Association of Governments: No matter what, don’t throw your turkey grease down the drain. Why, you ask? Colleen will explain…

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Food Tank: The Food Think Tank

Aired Saturday, November 9, 2013

Danielle Nierenberg, Co-Founder: Our food system is clearly broken. Case in point? Forty percent of the world’s food NEVER gets eaten. Danielle Nierenberg and her co-founder Ellen…

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Healthy You Network: Why Should I Care – Part Two!

Aired Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Amber Adil and John Reid – If you missed the first HYN show, you won’t want to miss this one. Healthy You Network is changing the world by helping people to eat healthier in record numbers – they…

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The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth

Aired Saturday, November 2, 2013

Heather White, Executive Director, ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP: The EWG has had more of a significant impact on my life and the life of many people in Mrs. Green’s World than any…

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Best Green School? It’s Just Around the Corner

Aired Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Moses Thompson, Counselor & Genaro Preciado, Student, Manzo Elementary School, Tucson, Arizona – I love ALL of my guests. But, when I get to combine a great guest with a great story about schools…

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Creator of a Salad Revolution

Aired Saturday, October 26, 2013

Myra Goodman, Founder, Earthbound Farm: This is another “just pinch me” kind of moment. I met Myra when I attended the Sustainable Foods Institute in Monterey, CA, this past May.

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Go Wildcats, Go Green Cats

Aired Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Jake Knight and Leah Edwards, Office of Sustainability, University of Arizona: Green homecomings don’t just happen. The amount of planning, communicating, deciding what makes a homecoming celebration…

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Smoking Them Out

Aired Saturday, October 19, 2013

Greg Walcher: As soon as I read about Greg it was one of those “I’ve got to get him on the show.” And so it is. Walcher has spent a lifetime working to conserve the environment, while…

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Focus On Our Future: Insights on Climate Adaptation

Aired Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Jim Buizer, Professor – Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona: Jim’s work focuses on climate adaptation, sustainability, institutional transformation, and science for international…

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The Unstoppable Green Machine

Aired Saturday, October 12, 2013

Steve Ritz: Somewhere along his journey, I think Steve Ritz might have heard a voice say to him “Feel the Green Force, Steve, this is your destiny.” We’re fortunate he listened. Steve is a…

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Electric Vehicles on the Move

Aired Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Colleen Crowninshield, Clean Cities Coalition – Pima Association of Governments (PAG), Never known to be one who rests, Colleen will update us on PAG’s involvement with Clean Cities and electric vehicles…

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Focus On Our Future: Rethinking How We Deal with Forest Fires

Aired Saturday, October 5, 2013

Don Falk – Associate Professor, University of Arizona School of Natural Resources and the Environment: As a person who lost a cabin in one of the most devastating forest fires in the Southwest, what Don…

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Powerful Partnerships

Aired Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Sharon Foltz, Manager, Community Relations, Tucson Electric Power Company (TEP), Tucson, AZ: When it comes to being a meaningful active partner in the community, TEP is an outstanding…

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Focus on our Future: A Global Vision

Aired Saturday, September 28, 2013

Joaquin Ruiz, University of Arizona, Vice President of Innovation and Strategy; Executive Dean, Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science; Dean, College of Science; Professor of Geosciences: Do you…

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How Organic is Your Farmer?

Aired Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Michael McKenzie, Lucky Nickel Ranch: Are you ready to hear from a farmer who has a passion, a commitment to excellence and a deep love of and respect for the earth? Mike and his…

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Sustainable vs. Resilient Communities: Why We Should Care?

Aired Saturday, September 21, 2013

John Robb, Resilient Communities: I met John in May at the Monterey Sustainable Foods Conference hosted by Seafood Watch. Of all the presenters and amazing people I met, John literally…

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Goodwill Good Futures

Aired Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Eric Roller, Co-founder & program manager, GoodFutures program and Dennis Delsid, student: This program is about what is right in this world of ours. GoodFutures is an outstanding…

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PAG’s Car Free Days on the Move

Aired Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Ruth Reiman: Pima County Association of Governments (PAG) Sun Rideshare is always up to something fun. This time it’s about International Car Free Days: three days where people from all…

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Whole Foods, Real Food

Aired Saturday, September 7, 2013

Patrick Bradley, Regional President, Whole Foods Southern Pacific Region: Whole Foods is what I call a needle mover. They are the hope for more organic produce and for more free range, hormone-free, …

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Healthy You Network: Why Should I Care?

Aired Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Amber Adil & John Reid: The HYN is changing this world, literally. Its mission is to provide education about the lifelong health benefits of whole, plant-based food and here’s how it does it. HYN…

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How Green is Your Work Space?

Aired Saturday, August 31, 2013

Marissa Feinberg, Co-founder Green Spaces: Marissa is an entrepreneur, marketer, publicist, brand builder and sought after public speaker; she will be a featured speaker at the Go Green Conference…

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Down to Earth with Mrs. Green: Step by STEP

Aired Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Tracy Baynes, founder Student Expedition Program & Bill De La Rosa, STEP graduate and sophomore at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine: When I heard Tracy Baynes speak to my Rotary Club about the…

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I Am Your Farmer

Aired Saturday, August 24, 2013

Regina Beidler, Organic Valley Farm owner & East Coast Regional Specialist for Farmers in Marketing & Mathieu (Matt) J. Choiniere, $10,000 Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship winner from Annie’s Homegrown, Inc.

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GoGreen Conferences – the force behind the idea!

Aired Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Ericka Dickey-Nelson, Founder & Principal, Social Enterprises, Inc.: Ericka is the founding force behind Social Enterprises, Inc. — a full-service event planning firm specializing in conferences and…

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Kid Power: Crayola Colorcycle Program

Aired Saturday, August 17, 2013

Land Wilson, parent, and Marianna Stanley, student at Sun Valley Elementary: Color Me Crazy as I share this story about how a really small group of individuals can change the world. I can’t write…

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Clean Water Starts with Me…and You!

Aired Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Mead Mier, Senior Watershed Planner, Pima Assoc. of Governments (PAG): Mead knows a great deal about lots of things that matter. First, she’ll highlight household hazardous waste and what we can do…

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Focus on our Future – The Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change

Aired Saturday, August 10, 2013

Diana Liverman, PhD, Co-Director, Institute of the Environment, University of Arizona — Diana is not a quick sound bite. She is a globally connected visionary for interdisciplinary approaches and the…

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Compressed Natural Gas Goes to Work in Tucson

Aired Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Matt Herrington, Director of Sustainability; Bill Osteen, Senior VP of Business Operations, Golden Eagle Distributors: Think thought leaders. Think game changers. Think good stewards of the environment.

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Focus on our Future – Creating an Innovation Hub

Aired Saturday, August 3, 2013

Bruce Wright, President, Arizona Center for Innovation (AzCI), the University of Arizona, and the Office of University Research Parks: To begin with, Bruce is a thought leader, a visionary…

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Pioneers of the New West

Aired Saturday, July 27, 2013

This is a two-for-one! Did you know that the WNPA supports parks by producing more than a half million pieces of free literature annually, including trail guides…

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Bookmans Sports Exchange Gets the Gold Medal for Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Aired Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Sheila Kressler-Crowley, Vice President of Marketing: In mid-June Bookmans opened a 13,000-square foot, state-of-the art ultimate recycling facility for sports, recreation…

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Actor Ted Danson in his Finest Role

Aired Saturday, July 20, 2013

Ted Danson, Actor & Andrew Sharpless, Chief Executive Officer – Oceana.org: From the Sam Malone we all loved on Cheers, to the passionate activist, author and co-founder of Oceana.org,

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Designing Resilience in a Black Swan World

Aired Saturday, June 29, 2013

Dr. David Orr: Professor and Senior Advisor, Oberlin CollegeBlack Swan events are those with low or unknown probability, but high, long-lived and often global impacts and Dr. Orr…

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Hand-Me-Over Fashion Made Cool

Aired Saturday, June 22, 2013

Kerstin Block, President and Owner, Buffalo Exchange and Rebecca Block, Vice President, Buffalo Exchange: Trendsetter, thought leader, early adopter and unquestionable leader in the fashion…

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Meet the Grandfather of Climate Science

Aired Saturday, June 15, 2013

Wally Broecker aka Dr. Wallace Broecker: I actually had the honor of spending time with Wally Broecker during a recent visit to Tucson. He was captivating — the group he spoke with didn’t …

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Clean Air Starts with Me!

Aired Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Sue Cotty, Pima Association of Governments & Beth Gorman, Pima County Department of Environmental: Clean air really does start with me and you and every resident in Pima County.

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Everyday Chemicals Could Trigger Autism

Aired Saturday, June 8, 2013

Jay Gordon, M.D., Preventing Autism: More than 2 million people in the United States have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and it has been reported that one in 88 children suffer from autism. What’s…

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Our Favorite Power Couple

Aired Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Bob & Amie Sue Oldfather, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange. This is big! Bob and Amie Sue will share with us the details of their new and very exciting venture – Bookmans Recreation Exchange…

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Exploring Renewable Energy in Alaska

Aired Saturday, June 1, 2013

Rod Schug, Superintendent of Yakutat Schools, Yakutat, Alaska. In April of this year, I was fortunate enough to spend almost a week in Yakutat learning about the challenges this one Alaskan…

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Haile Thomas, a true champion for kids and healthy eating

Aired Saturday, May 25, 2013

Haile Thomas – Healthier Generation. Are you ready for our first 12-year-old guest on our national radio show? Meet Haile Thomas, a dedicated and passionate health advocate for her…

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Are you a conscious consumer?

Aired Saturday, May 18, 2013

Michelle Gerster, President, Hearts.com. If you read my last newsletter, you read all about this small group of dedicated individuals changing the world. Hearts is a team of 10 people ON A…

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Mobilizing People for a Green America

Aired Saturday, May 11, 2013

Alisa Gravitz – Green America. Their tagline? Growing The Green Economy for people and the planet. Their mission? To harness the economic power – the very strength of consumers, investors,…

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News for Intelligent Optimists

Aired Saturday, May 4, 2013

Helene du Puy – Ode Magazine. Helene had the vision to start Ode magazine in The Netherlands in 1994 with her husband Jurriaan Kamp. Together they built a small and effective team by recruiting…

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Fish for Life

Aired Saturday, April 20, 2013

Peggy Turk Boyer, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Deserts & Oceans (CEDO). CEDO has been working with the small-scale fishermen of the Northern Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez – near…

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Choose an Issue. Watch a Video. Change the World.

Aired Saturday, April 13, 2013

Jessica Arinella. If you have ONE minute, you CAN change the world. Just ask Jessica. What You Can Do Series 365 is a series that gives viewers the power to take small steps to solve big problems. Each episode…

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Restoring the Earth’s Equilibrium via Entrepreneurs

Aired Saturday, April 6, 2013

Bernard Lietaer & Jacquie Dunne. This is such cutting edge, new paradigm, creating truly sustainable economies concept that it honestly and truly boggles my mind. Bernard and Jacquie are creating a global…

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Safe Seafood? There’s an App for That.

Aired Saturday, March 30, 2013

Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly, Monterey Bay Aquarium – Director of Sea Food Watch. This amazing program helps consumers and businesses make choices for one of my favorite passions…

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Organic Valley: 1814 Farmers Strong

Aired Saturday, March 23, 2013

Theresa Marquez, Organic Valley Coop. This is an amazing story about a co-op that has always been organic and has always been farmer-owned since 1988. They believe in good food, they believe in…

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Car-free and Care-free: Cyclovia Preview on Down to Earth with Mrs. Green

Aired Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Ruth Reiman and Kylie Walzak Preview April’s Cyclovia* in Tucson. Ruth Reiman, Travel Demand Management Manager for Pima Association of Governments (PAG), and Kylie Walzak…

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Southwest Airlines: Operating for People and Planet

Aired Saturday, January 5, 2013

Note from Mrs. Green: It is a RARE occurrence for us to do a repeat show. But alas! We bring you our most popular show of 2013 – a great reminder of all Southwest Airlines does for the planet…

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Food for Your Sustainable Soul

Aired Saturday, March 9, 2013

Osprey Orielle Lake, Author, Uprisings for the Earth – Reconnecting Culture with Nature. Osprey had me from hello (even if only from her book). How’s this observation for inspiration? “At the center…

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UNS Energy: Developing Bright Solutions

Aired Saturday, March 2, 2013

Paul Bonavia, Chairman & CEO of UNS Energy Corp & Tucson Electric Power Company. Wind? Solar? CNG? Coal? What’s the head of a major utility company to do? How do you lead a company that…

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Zero Waste Lifestyle: Is it Possible?

Aired Saturday, February 23, 2013

Due to a family emergency, my guest for this show was unavailable to interview. My 12 year old grand daughter, Madison Davisinger who graciously filled in and is being raised in a minimal waste…

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I Love to Talk Trash

Aired Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Terrence (Terry) Gellenbeck, City of Phoenix, Solid Waste Administrative Analyst: That’s Terry’s OFFICIAL title but many call him the King of Waste. He knows who has it, where it put it…

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Wounded Nature, Working Veterans

Aired Saturday, February 16, 2013

Rudy Socha, CEO of Wounded Nature – Working Veterans. All I could think about when I heard about Wounded Nature – Working Veterans was “I have GOT to interview them.” And so I shall. Who…

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Compressed Natural Gas Use on the Rise!

Aired Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Colleen Crowninshield, Manager, Tucson Clean Cities Program, Pima Association of Governments. Here are some of the Clean Natural Gas (CNG) questions that will be asked and answered.

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Where to Shop and Save 100%

Aired Saturday, February 9, 2013

Andy Ruben, Co-founder of yerdle. yerdle is a platform for giving away things to people you know, or getting things you need from them. By signing up, you access your Facebook network and are…

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To Frack or Not To Frack?

Aired Saturday, February 2, 2013

Jennifer McIntosh, Ph.D, University of Arizona, Institute of the Environment. Jennifer is an Associate Professor of Hydrology & Water Resources at the UA. She and I have spent several hours talking about one of my favorite subjects – fracking. Because we REALLY…

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How Food Politics Lead to Nourishing Results

Aired Saturday, January 26, 2013

Marion Nestle – Food Politics & Hana Abdulaziz Feeney – Nourishing Results.

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Bicyclists are BFF with Tucson

Aired Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Peter Flax, Editor-in-Chief, Bicycling Magazine. Bicycling has taken our country and our community by storm as one of the fastest growing sports in the USA.

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A Planetary-wide Blueprint for the Future

Aired Saturday, January 19, 2013

Daniel Rirdan, author of The Blueprint, Averting Global Collapse. According to Daniel, we are faced with an impending calamity that threatens to bankrupt the planetary ecosystem…

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What Can You Learn from an Octopus?

Aired Saturday, January 12, 2013

Rafe Sagarin, PhD, Institute of Environment, University of Arizona. Rafe is a marine biologist, an environmental policy analyst, an author, a husband, a father and a true…

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Beat Back Buffelgrass

Aired Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Pima Association of Governments (PAG) joined over 800 volunteers last January to help remove buffelgrass at 22 sites around the Tucson basin. They put in 2,214…

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Southwest Airlines: Operating with the Green Filter

Aired Saturday, January 5, 2013

Laurel Moffat, Outreach Communication, Southwest Airlines — So not only does SWA (and trust me, I fly SWA) not charge you for your bags AND still give you peanuts and pretzels AND…

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After Sandy Hook: Healing through Intentional Acts of Kindness

Aired Saturday, December 22, 2012

Jeannette Maré, Founder of Ben’s Bells Project. Due to the events which took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School, we postponed our regularly scheduled show and instead invited Jeannette…

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Pay it Forward, EDG Style

Aired Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Stacey Sires, President & CEO, Environmental Development Group (EDG) –Stacey will share with us examples of one of EDG’s core corporate values – paying it forward in your community.

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Little Injections of Wisdom

Aired Saturday, December 15, 2012

Eric Sinoway – President & Co-founder of Axcess Worldwide & author of Howard’s Gift – Little Injections of Wisdom: Eric wrote this book to “capture and share little injections…

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What’s Up with the Street Car?

Aired Tuesday, December 11, 2012

James McGinnis, Transit Mobility Management Planner at Pima Association of Governments, joined by Shellie Ginn, City of Tucson Project Manager for the modern streetcar, Sun Link…

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Credible Green Marketing

Aired Saturday, December 8, 2012

Jacquie Ottman – Credible Green Marketing. Jacquie is an internationally recognized expert on the rules of green marketing, she is loved and…

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FOOD, Field to Fork

Aired Saturday, December 1, 2012

Anita M Kobuszewski, MS, RD – AnitaBeHealthy: A Food, Nutrition & Lifestyle Consulting Company. Want to hear some passion about healthy food? Sustainable gardening? Nutrition?…

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Organic Consumer? We Hear You!

Aired Saturday, November 24, 2012

Melinda Suelflow, Campaign Coordinator, organicconsumers.org – How do I make yet another show jump off the page at you? Read on.

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Gas Hole of the Month

Aired Saturday, November 17, 2012

Scott Roberts – Host of the TV show FSTV & producer of the movie Gas Hole. Scott was one of the very first guests on my show almost four years ago. He is fun, funny…

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Update: Natural Resources Defense Council

Aired Saturday, November 10, 2012

Ed Osann, Senior Policy Analyst, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Ed was such a great guest that I promised to have him on the air again. I always keep…

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Industrial Innovation: Biobased Products

Aired Saturday, October 27, 2012

Kate Lewis, USDA BioPreferred Program – When Kate last appeared on the show several months ago, she promised to share a BIG announcement about a major company qualifying…

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Two Angry Moms. It’s a movie. It’s a movement. It’s a book.

Aired Saturday, October 20, 2012

Amy Kalafa. Amy Kalafa (one of those angry Moms) was stewing for years, packing her kids lunches from home and trying to get her community to …

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Colleen Crowninshield, Clean Cities, Pima Association of Governments

Aired Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Colleen Crowninshield from the Clean Cities Coalition will be joining me to share up-to-the minute news on what is happening on a local level with the Coalition.

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Natura Water: A Breakthrough Approach to Pure H2O

Aired Saturday, October 13, 2012

Eric Fine, Regional Director of Sales at Natura Water, Greenest water on the planet? Such is their claim. Invented by Italians…

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Unite! Food Day at UA

Aired Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Food Day is a nationwide celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food, and a grassroots campaign for better food policies and a stronger, more united food movement.

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Turn Your Old Gadgets into Green $

Aired Saturday, October 6, 2012

Derrick Mains, Executive Vice President, youchange.
Oh the places we go in Mrs. Green’s World. Ready for this one? youchange is an electronics collection company that utilizes…

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Antibiotics in Foods: What You Need to Know

Aired Saturday, September 29, 2012

Sasha Lyutse (political analyst), Natural Resources Defense Council, Antibiotics in Animals and in the Food Supply

Get ready for yet another informative …

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Harvest Power: Recycling Energy and Nutrients

Aired Saturday, September 22, 2012

Paul Sellew, CEO, Harvest Power, Inc. Named as one of the top 100 “Emerging Companies of the Year” by the New England Clean Energy Council, Harvest Power’s mission is to build strong communities through organics recycling, energy generation and soil revitalization.

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Sun Rideshare

Aired Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Ruth Reiman, Travel Demand Management Manager, Pima Association of Governments. Ruth will provide details of Sun Rideshare, a regional commuter assistance program…

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Raising Elijah: Meet the Author

Aired Saturday, September 15, 2012

From Congressional briefings to the European Parliament to the President’s Cancer Panel, Ms. Steingraber is an advocate for and protector of our children and our planet beyond measure. She is both deeply thoughtful, boldly honest, and a beacon of hope for all of us.

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Life without Consequences

Aired Saturday, September 8, 2012

Colin Beavan – No Impact Man talking about The No Impact Project! If EVER there was a show we can all relate to, this would be the one. Following the success of his blog, book and film, which chronicles his family’s YEAR-LONG experiment living a zero-waste..

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Faith and the Environment

Aired Saturday, September 1, 2012

Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, Interfaith Power and Light: I have always believed in the power of one person to make a difference. Meet Sally. She has brought widespread attention to the link between religious faith and the environment – put into action through her work with…

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Biobased Living

Aired Saturday, August 25, 2012

Kate Lewis, USDA BioPreferred Program: Say what? In their own words and I sooo get it: ” The purpose of the USDA BioPreferred® program is to promote the increased purchase and use of biobased products.

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Need a Ride?

Aired Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Need a Ride? You are going to be able to find one! Pima Find-a-Ride – Whether you are a person that cannot provide your own means of transportation because of a…

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Minddrive: Learning by Doing

Aired Saturday, August 18, 2012

Linda Buchner, Contemporary Communications Mentor & Steve Rees, Automotive Design Instructor, Minddrive: This is almost one of those “you’ve got to hear it to believe it” and I saw it. What is it? …

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Colleen Crowninshield, Clean Cities, Pima Association of Governments

Aired Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Colleen Crowninshield from the Clean Cities Coalition will be joining me to share up-to-the minute news on what is happening on a local level with the Coalition. Dedicated to the alternative fuels, we will learn more about their programs and progress.

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The Topic is Toxic

Aired Saturday, August 11, 2012

Debra Lynn Dadd:
Imagine someone researching and writing about how toxic chemicals affect our health for OVER thirty years. Imagine someone informing people how to make healthier choices for over thirty years. And imagine someone…

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Are You Environmentally Literate?

Aired Saturday, August 4, 2012

Their mission: to advance environmental literacy and civic engagement by developing transformative initiatives that can be scaled and replicated. Their vision? A world in which people, communities and organizations are engaged and literate about our environment.

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Death by Pollution – Blacksmith Institute

Aired Saturday, July 28, 2012

Did you know that toxic pollution poses health risks to over 100 MILLION PEOPLE, particularly children, in low- and middle-income countries?

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Testing the Waters: Annual Beach Report

Aired Saturday, July 21, 2012

Jon Devine & Ed Osann (Senior Policy Analyst) Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) — Jon and Ed will share with us important information about NRDC’s Annual Beach Report. America’s beaches saw the third-highest number of closing and advisory days in more than TWO decades last year…

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Mead Mier, Senior Watershed Planner for the Sustainable Environment program – PAG

The topic of this show will be Pima Association of Government’s (PAG) launch of their annual ‘Clean Water’ campaign. Mrs. Green will be asking Mead…

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Sally Malanga – President of Ecco Bella

Aired Saturday, July 14, 2012

When Sally started Ecco Bella over 20 years ago, she wanted to protest the use of animals for testing on cosmetics. Her mission then expanded to creating natural beauty products from organics AND to be known for having “Activist Eyes” on every aspect of her company since its inception.

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Environmental Development Group (EDG)

Aired Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Environmental Development Group (EDG) wears many hats in providing a myriad of impressive environmental services. One of those is another “EDG” – Enjoy Dining Green.

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David Johnson, Director of Corporate Marketing, Rain Bird Corporation

Aired Saturday, July 7, 2012

Mrs. Green’s World’s Radio Network’s One Year Anniversary show! Ever hear of the Intelligent Use of Water? You will. Please join me as we learn about the leading manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services in the world. Rain Bird believes in developing products and technologies that use water efficiently.

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Kelly King, Vice President, Pacific Biodiesel

Aired Saturday, June 30, 2012

Pacific Biodiesel is a leading pioneer and advocate for the establishment of community-based biodiesel. I first heard about this great company when I visited Rob Parsons from the Office of Environmental Concerns in Maui…

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Beth Gorman, Pima County Dept of Environmental Quality; Sue Cotty, PAG air quality planner

Aired Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Beth and Sue will share with us everything we ever wanted to and should know about ozone season. Learn actions we can take to keep our air healthy to breathe. Mrs. Green will ask questions about air quality alerts.

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Patrick Graham, Arizona State Director, The Nature Conservancy

Aired Saturday, June 23, 2012

As the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people, there will be no shortage of questions to pose to Patrick.

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Peter Ellsworth, Entomology Specialist, University of AZ College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Aired Saturday, June 16, 2012

It’s all about the bugs and I don’t even know where to begin. Ellsworth and his team have gone from facing a pest plague of biblical proportion to creating an award winning pest management center.

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Dana Gunders & Andrea Northup – Natural Resources Defense Council

Aired Saturday, June 9, 2012

It’s all about the food. Dana is a food scientist and Andrea started a school lunch revolution in the D.C. area. FYI, the NRDC is the nation’s most effective environmental action group, …

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Chris Jordan – Internationally Acclaimed Photographer

Aired Saturday, June 2, 2012

Perhaps more than any single person, the works of Chris Jordan have impacted my work as Mrs. Green.

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Mike Wall, Discount Cab & Diane Brossart, President & CEO Arizona Forward Association

Aired Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Seen those little energy efficient green cabs all over Phoenix & Tucson? Well, it’s not only their cars that are green.

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Institute of the Environment, UA – Jonathan Overpeck and Diana Liverman

Aired Saturday, May 26, 2012

Not sure if I will be comfortable calling him “Peck” as everyone I know seems to but Jonathan and Diana are two of the most influential and knowledgeable individuals on climate…

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Ty Taylor – University of Arizona, Institute of the Environment Carson Scholar

Aired Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Ty is one of a kind and not easy to capture in the written word. He is a Ph.D. student in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Arizona.

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Jim DeGrood – PAG Transportation Services Director

Aired Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Pima Association of Governments. Pima Association of Governments is a nonprofit metropolitan planning organization with Transportation Planning, …

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William deBuys, Author

Aired Saturday, May 12, 2012

I had the honor of actually meeting Bill when I served as a moderator for a panel at the Tucson Festival of Books. He takes a complex, controversial…

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Coley Ward, Marketing Manager, Food Conspiracy Co-op & Stephane Herbert Fort, Local Roots Aquaponics

Aired Tuesday, May 8, 2012

It’s about shopping and eating locally, aquaponics ( What is it? Why does it save water? Why it’s healthier, and what role do the fish play?)…

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Michael Tompkins, President & General Manager – Miraval Resorts

Aired Saturday, May 5, 2012

Down to earth? Brilliant? Fun? Informative? Well-respected internationally both in and out of the spa industry?

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Jonathan Rothschild – Mayor of Tucson

Aired Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Truth be told, I haven’t been as excited about an elected official as I am about this Mayor for many years. Rock solid businessman, straight talker, friend of the business community, this man is on a mission and he is making things happen.

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Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, FoodandWaterWatch.org

Aired Saturday, April 28, 2012

Their vision? “We envision a world where all people have access to enough affordable, healthy, and wholesome food and clean water to meet their basic needs…

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Mrs. Green’s World Earth Day Celebration show!

Aired Saturday, April 21, 2012

Join Mrs. Green’s World Earth Day celebration as she interviews Franklin Russell from EarthDay.org, and Tana Kappel, Representative from Nature Conservancy, and Terry Dee, HabiStore.

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Claire Zucker, Sustainable Environment Program Director

Aired Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Pima Association of Governments’ (PAG) Claire Zucker will fill in the details of PAG’s new Sustainable Environment Program — integrating three different programs, developing more holistic outreach and reaching more people.

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Andrew Revkin

Aired Saturday, April 14, 2012

Sound impressive? He is. Andy is passionate, informed and fearless when it comes to telling it like it is about anything. Short excerpt from his blog tells it all: I’m on the run in Portugal…

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Children’s Museum Tucson – Michael Luria

Aired Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Michael and his team have put this Museum on the map – locally and nationally. Renovated exhibits, creative activities and programming, and a fundraiser people actually want to attend.

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Sheila Kressler-Crowley – Greenfest 2012

Aired Saturday, April 7, 2012

Why spend months organizing a green, community event? Why gather local businesses and non-profits together to educate a community about organic…

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Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona

Aired Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Founded on the value of recycling, all Goodwills are independent and locally operated to benefit the communities in which they reside. Goodwill of Southern Arizona serves from Casa Grande to Nogales.

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Lori Popkewitz Alper – Groovy Green Livin’

Aired Saturday, March 31, 2012

From Lori’s own twitter page: environmental lifestyle blogger, green living educator, social media consultant, recovering attorney, mom of 3, triathlete, cyclist, runner, foodie.

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Justin Cosgrove – Sea of Green

Aired Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Sea of Green has a knowledgeable, passionate staff responsible for their growth in the social media arena with a strong online presence for sales and great gardening tips.

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Ken Penner – VerVe Lifestyle Salon & national trainer for Aveda

Aired Saturday, March 24, 2012

Save face! One of my favorite topics and most passionate beliefs? Safe cosmetics.

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Solar One Stop – Betty Stamper

Aired Saturday, March 17, 2012

Tune in to hear about how one government agency created a national model on streamlining the solar installation process.

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Environmental Working Group, Stacey Sires

Aired Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Industry leader in commercial & industrial facilities maintenance. Innovative, environmentally conscious & sustainable solutions for their clients?

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Tucson Festival of Books

Aired Saturday, March 10, 2012

Are you programmed with the right messages to inspire you to act to make changes? Get a mini lesson in the right TV (Transformational Vocabulary), from Dr. James P. Nicolai, Medical Director of the Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrative Wellness Program at Miraval.

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Ruben Vejar: got e-waste?

Aired Tuesday, March 6, 2012

They take it, fix it, and re-sell it at their retail location if possible and if not, they package, recycle and sell every single piece INCLUDING the screws!

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Seth Leitman, Green Living Guy

Aired Saturday, March 3, 2012

Eco Consultant, Author, Editor, Producer, and Reporter, AKA Green Living Guy, Seth will share with us how to implement environmentally friendly technologies and make them work for you at home.

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Up With People

Aired Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Up with People youth have stayed in over ¾ million homes around the world in their 47 year history; Performed at the 1972 Olympics in Munich following the massacre of Israeli athletes; and visited China when it was “Red China” in 1975. They need 30 more host families before the troupe of 102 youth arrive on March 7 in Tucson…

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Emma Greenbaum, GreenCorps

Aired Saturday, February 25, 2012

It’s finally happened. A friend of my youngest daughter is going to be a guest on my show. Time flies when you are Mrs. Green. I have known Emma for close to a decade and was so very proud when she wrote to us asking for us to support GreenCorps.

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Native Impact: Exposing the Buried Costs of Energy

Aired Tuesday, February 21, 2012

A unique glimpse into the global energy crisis from the perspective of an intertribal coalition as they fight to transform their local economies by replacing coal mines and smog-belching power plants with renewable energy technologies.

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Patti Goldman, VP of Litigation, Earthjustice

Aired Saturday, February 18, 2012

How could you not love the tagline: Earthjustice: because the earth needs a good lawyer. I love all of my lawyer friends and all of the lawyer jokes but this tagline gave me pause.

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Albe Zakes, TerraCycle: Outsmart waste, raise millions for charities & have global impact

Aired Saturday, February 11, 2012

Eliminate The Idea of Waste.

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Debbie Claggett, Owner, TriSports.com

Aired Saturday, February 4, 2012

Triathlete, business owner, Mom, wife, community leader. That would be Debbie. She and her husband Seton are the owners of TriSports.com, the largest supplier of triathlete gear in the world.

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Linda Powers, Engineering Professor & Bio5 Institute Member, University of Arizona

Aired Saturday, January 28, 2012

Linda Powers spent part of her summer biking around Tanzania testing wells for bacteria using a unique instrument designed at the UA.

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Joe Abraham, Director, Office of Sustainability, University of Arizona

Aired Saturday, January 21, 2012

Joe Abraham has a big job, big dreams and a big personality. The Office of Sustainability was established in October 2010 as part of a larger reorganization of UA Campus Sustainability to improve the coordination of environmental sustainability programs across the university.

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Gulf Monitoring Consortium – Guests from SkyTruth, SouthWings & Waterkeeper

Aired Saturday, January 14, 2012

Remember the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico? Lots of us do. This consortium is an innovative partnership that is systematically monitoring oil pollution in the Gulf of Mexico with satellite images and mapping, aerial reconnaissance and photography, and on-the-water observation and sampling.

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Story of Stuff, Allison Cook, Director of Special Projects

Aired Saturday, January 7, 2012

What a way to start Mrs. Green’s New Year. Straight from their website: “When Annie Leonard and her friends at Free Range Studios set out in 2007 to share what she’d learned about the way we make, use and throw away Stuff, they thought 50,000 views would be a good result for her ’20-minute cartoon about trash.’

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MADD National President Jan Withers and Discount Cab, Mike Wall

Aired Saturday, December 31, 2011

What better way to start the new year than with messages of drinking responsibly, not putting your life or the life of others at risk and about some of the options you want to make sure are in place as we welcome 2012.

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Best of Mrs. Green Show

Aired Saturday, December 24, 2011

Because I will be spending time with family and friends making more wonderful, healthy, sustainable holiday memories, we will be broadcasting our wonderful show from last year.

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Greg Livingstone – Chief Marketing Officer, Fluitec International

Aired Saturday, December 17, 2011

In his executive role, he’s responsible for product development and promotion of the company’s technologies. Fluitec is an internationally acclaimed clean tech company that recently won “most promising technology” award at the 2010 NYC Clean Tech event.

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Jeannette Mare – Founder, Ben’s Bells Project

Aired Saturday, December 10, 2011

The mission of Ben’s Bells is to inspire, educate and motivate each other to realize the impact of intentional kindness and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness, thereby changing our world.

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Debra Duneier – Author of EcoChi

Aired Saturday, December 3, 2011

EcoChi has the power to change your life – but only if you let it! Here are a few things you should know that will make you want to listen live: Did you know that we spend about 98% of our time inside? Did you know that…

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The Humane Society of Southern AZ – Kerri Burns, VP, & Lyndsay Bruno, Public Relations Lead

Aired Saturday, November 26, 2011

Join Mrs. Green to talk about what might be the ultimate recycling – that of animals. Recognized nationally and internationally for her work in the animal welfare arena, Kerri will…

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Peter Arpin, radio show host of ReNewable Now, president of The Arpin Intern

Aired Saturday, November 19, 2011

Why is Peter Arpin running a company started by his great grandparents AND running his own radio station AND radio show?

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Terry Dee – Habitat for Humanity’s HabiStore, and Laura Fairbanks – Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department

Aired Saturday, November 12, 2011

This show is all about bringing awareness to communities about green programs, green practices and green living. Every year a group of individuals work diligently to hold the Green Living Fair.

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Dorie Morales & Tishin Donkersley – Green Living AZ Magazine

Aired Saturday, November 5, 2011

Please join me as I interview these two women about Green Living AZ. Described as an eco-conscious lifestyle magazine centered around daily life and the way we express ourselves as we LIVE GREEN, WORK GREEN, and PLAY GREEN…

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Diana Dehm – Radio Green Talk

Aired Saturday, October 29, 2011

Trust me when I say Diana Dehm is a one woman wonder whose intention is to create a global collective for a sustainable planet – one shared idea, one solution, one conversation AND one laugh at a time.

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Down to Earth with Mrs. Green This Halloween

Aired Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Warning! This 30-minute live podcast will be commercial free, and could result in excessive laughter and downright joy. Listen with complete abandon.

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Scott Hamlin – CEO of Looptworks

Aired Saturday, October 22, 2011

You are not going to believe this one. This U.S. based company makes 100% of their products from “abandoned” materials.

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Colleen Crowninshield – Clean Cities Coalition

Aired Saturday, October 15, 2011

Colleen has been a regular on Mrs. Green from the start and knows more about alternative fuels, biodiesel and electric vehicles than I can articulate.

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Jason Tankersley, President & CEO, The Fairfax Companies; David Cohn, SW Regional Representative, Bactifeed

Aired Saturday, October 8, 2011

Jason is one of those people who walks the walk, who never stops thinking about ways to find solutions to global environmental challenges and who actually comes up with them.

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Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona – Kristi Pallack & Kristen Culliney

Aired Saturday, October 1, 2011

Girl Scouting has been building girls of courage, confidence and leadership helping make our world a better place for almost 100 years. Some of our country’s most outstanding women leaders were/are Girl Scouts.

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Kim Jordan – CEO of New Belgium Brewing

I think New Belgium might have been green BEFORE it was a color. We FINALLY got to interview their CEO so we can share with the world New Belgium’s commitment to a sustainable planet from the inside out.

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Dale LeMonds – owner, Aveda Institutes in Arizona, Colorado, and Utah

Aired Saturday, September 17, 2011

When I was searching for a company whose hair and make-up products would not harm me, whose corporate values were those I could respect, whose commitment to global environmental stewardship were a cut above the rest, it didn’t take Mrs. Green long to seek out an Aveda salon.

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Krista Brayer – The Nature Conservancy

Aired Saturday, September 10, 2011

I have been a supporter of and believer in The Nature Conservancy for more years than I care to reveal. It is very satisfying to me to be able to interview Dorothy and share on the show some of the magnificence of what this organization is and what it has contributed for over sixty years. Yes, sixty!

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Ask Umbra from Grist.org

Aired Saturday, September 3, 2011

Honestly? No words. Umbra is one of my heroes. Aside from being outrageous, she is extremely well-informed and passionate about preservation of the planet.

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Tiffany Hayes, AZ Beef Council & Andrew Kurth, UA Collegiate Cattle Growers Association

Aired Saturday, August 27, 2011

I know where the beef IS. I want to know where it is coming from, what the cows are fed during their life time, how they are raised, and how they are killed.

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Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff – Healthy Child Healthy World

Aired Saturday, August 20, 2011

Honestly? I am at the point in my life that I believe almost every disease in the world is linked to some kind of environmental contaminants. Endless research would back up this bold statement.

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Ann Cooper: Renegade Lunch Lady

Ann’s life’s work? To transform how we feed our children in school each day, from highly processed to highly nourishing food – one school lunch at a time.

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Jacquie Ottman: The New Rules of Green Marketing

Aired Saturday, July 30, 2011

Jacquie Ottman was working with Fortune 500 companies, government officials, Hollywood celebrities, educators and plain old consumers back when green was just a color.

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Laurie David: Practically Green

Aired Saturday, July 23, 2011

Producer and author, Laurie David shares with us how living green can be done easily and with enjoyment – specifically talking about the wealth of information in her new book, The Family Dinner.

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Sarah Kauss, Founder, S’well Bottle

Aired Saturday, July 16, 2011

Trying to describe the essence of who Sarah Kauss is just doesn’t lend itself to mere words. Powerhouse, visionary, social environmentalist, chic eco-chick, sets her goal to be in “O” Magazine and makes it?

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Carolyn Parrs – Women of Green

Aired Saturday, July 9, 2011

Women of Green is a news source and online community with a singular purpose: To be the change we need in the world right now.

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Deron Beal – Founder of Freecycle

Aired Saturday, July 2, 2011

Deron and Freecycle are a world phenomenon – thus our invitation for Deron to be the first guest on Mrs. Green’s World Radio Network.

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Neb Yonas, Chapman Tucson – National Trends in the Auto Industry

Aired Saturday, June 25, 2011

Neb has lots to share with us about what car buying trends he is seeing in the industry nationwide.

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David Blume – Alcohol Can Be a Gas

Aired Saturday, June 18, 2011

David has one of those bios that is about four pages long. So let it suffice to say he has done quite a bit since showing up on the planet.

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Live remote from Renee’s Organic Oven (formerly Eclectic Pizza)

Aired Saturday, June 11, 2011

Mrs. Green interviews Renee Kreager, owner of this great dining establishment, to talk about why the name change, what it means to be a gluten free kitchen.

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Paul Bonavia, CEO, TEP and UniSource

Aired Saturday, June 4, 2011

As head of one of the most distinguished and innovative energy companies in the industry, Paul Bonavia discusses the many solutions UniSource is developing to the long-term challenges facing their industry.

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Bob Schildgen aka Mr. Green! (not My Mr. Green)

Aired Saturday, May 28, 2011

Bob was managing editor and book review editor of Sierra magazine for many years, and continues to write Sierra’s popular “Hey Mr. Green” environmental advice column.

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Terry Dee: Live broadcast from the Habitat for Humanity’s HabiStore

Aired Saturday, May 21, 2011

The theme for this show is Spring Cleaning and the power of the sun!

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Best of Show Lisa Frack, Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Aired Saturday, May 14, 2011

Mrs. Green was attending graduation at the University of Arizona to celebrate some spectacular accomplishments for a mentoring group of which she was a part at the time of this show.

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Michael Pace – The W in San Francisco, CA

Aired Saturday, May 7, 2011

Hot, hip, USGBC LEED certified silver? Leadership level in the California Green Lodging Program?

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Big John The Toilet Guy

Aired Saturday, April 30, 2011

Mrs. Green is live at the Tucson Children’s Museum for their Earth Day celebration.

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Lisa Frack, Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Aired Saturday, April 23, 2011

One of my most reliable sources since the beginning of Mrs. Green is EWG.

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Eclectic Pizza – Renee Kreager

Aired Saturday, April 16, 2011

You will finally get to hear why Mrs. Green and many of her friends and family rave about Eclectic Pizza and why I am so proud to have Eclectic Pizza as a sponsor.

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Ed Begley Jr

Aired Saturday, April 9, 2011

Yes, you read it right! We finally booked Ed who truly lives, eats, sleeps and breathes the green life!

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GreenFest 2011

Aired Saturday, April 2, 2011

On the road again – live broadcast from Tucson Village Farm.

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Jill Ramirez – Coordinator for Sustainability Education, University of Arizona Campus

Aired Saturday, March 26, 2011

Mrs. Green interviews Jill about all of the areas of sustainability in which UA Residence Life students are involved and we will learn about the particulars of this program and why the UA residents take this on to help prevent hundreds of pounds of waste from going into the landfills.

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Matthew Glenn – CEO of Plant Sense

Aired Saturday, March 19, 2011

Can you imagine a device which would guide you in every conceivable aspect of gardening, including indoors and out…

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Tucson Festival of Books

Aired Saturday, March 12, 2011

Billed as one of the top four most successful Book Festivals in the country, this year’s TFOB was clearly yet another exceptional success.

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Terracyle — Albe Zakes

Aired Saturday, March 5, 2011

Mrs. Green is proud to welcome back Albe Zakes from TerraCycle!

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ReUse Connection – Ian Moise

Aired Saturday, February 26, 2011

What do 57,089 followers on a certain Facebook page have in common?

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Miraval Resorts – Michael Tompkins

Aired Saturday, February 12, 2011

When I visited Miraval last summer, I found myself at a loss for words (a rarity) to explain the experience.

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How Green is Your Super Bowl?

Aired Saturday, February 5, 2011

Join Coley Ward and Mrs. Green live from the Food Conspiracy Co-op on 4th Avenue.

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Author and Eco-Designer, Robin Wilson

Aired Saturday, January 29, 2011

CNN? ABC? Good Housekeeping? Mrs. Green’s World?

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Imagine Greater Tucson: Michael Guymon

Aired Saturday, January 22, 2011

Can you imagine a greater Tucson?

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Kevin Moore Koch, founder of Technicians for Sustainability

Aired Saturday, January 15, 2011

Find out what’s going on in the solar world and Kevin’s vision for creating a workplace that walks the sustainability walk from the inside out!

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Mrs. Green at New HabiStore Location

Aired Saturday, January 8, 2011

Due to the tragedy which occurred just prior to Mrs. Green’s show, the live remote for the Habistore’s new location was postponed and will be rescheduled.

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Let’s Start the New Year Sustainably

Aired Saturday, January 1, 2011

Mrs. Green is changing the name of the show to Mrs. Green’s World!

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How Healthy Are Your Hair & Make Up Products?

Aired Saturday, December 25, 2010

Mrs. Green’s Christmas show will feature guests Jana Westerbeke, owner of Gadabout Salon Spas and Verve and Ken Penner, head stylist at VerVe Salon and national trainer for Aveda.

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Mrs. Green & Goodwill Grand Opening

Aired Saturday, December 18, 2010

Grand Opening of Goodwill at Bear Canyon!

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It’s All About You

Aired Saturday, December 11, 2010

It’s an All About You Show!

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Neb Yonas – Chapman Automotive

Aired Saturday, December 4, 2010

What’s coming up for the 2011 lineup in the auto industry? What is Chapman up to in their journey to becoming greener from the inside out?

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Best of Show – Function Drinks

Aired Saturday, November 27, 2010

If you happened to miss this great show, please tune in to hear Josh Simon and Dr. Alex Hughes and their journey to creating and bringing to market healthy natural drinks called Function. If you happened to miss this great show, please tune in to hear Josh Simon and Dr. Alex Hughes and their journey to creating and bringing to market healthy natural drinks called Function.

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Stacey & Jeff Sire – The Environmental Development Group

Aired Saturday, November 20, 2010

Stacey & Jeff Sire – The Environmental Development Group – an environmental industry leader in commercial and industrial facility maintenance.

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Travis Huxman & Bob Logan – Biosphere 2 – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, November 13, 2010

Biosphere 2’s mission is to serve as a center for research, outreach, teaching and life-long learning about Earth, its living systems, and its place in the universe.

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Revisiting Mayor Bob Dixson of Greensburg, Kansas

Aired Saturday, November 6, 2010

Our friend Mayor Bob Dixson will give us an update on how things are going in Greensburg, Kansas – the town devastated by a tornado in 2007.

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“Best of Show” featuring James M. Gentile, PhD, President, Research Corporation for Science Advancement – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, October 30, 2010

Mrs. Green proudly re-broaded a “Best of Show” featuring James M. Gentile, PhD, President, Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

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Michelle Heath, Special Projects Coordinator, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona

Aired Saturday, October 23, 2010

In an effort to promote “greening your Halloween” by shopping at Goodwill for your Halloween costume, Mrs. Green broadcasted live from First Avenue.

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The Green Living Fair — Live from the Habistore – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, October 16, 2010

Special interview with Doug Fine, best selling author and Organic Cowboy, adventure journalist and the list goes on.

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James M Gentile – PhD, President, Research Corporation for Science Advancement – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, October 9, 2010

This is another “be sure to do lots of homework” show. Research Corporation’s mission: Empowering early career scientists to address global issues through transformative research since 1912 – yes that’s 1912.

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Josh Simon, Function Drinks – Los Angeles, CA

Aired Saturday, October 2, 2010

I am a self-professed Function fan. I drink one Function Lightweight every day and if I don’t, I can tell the difference in my energy and my appetite.

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Susan Preston — general partner, CalCEF, Clean Energy Angel Fund

Aired Saturday, September 25, 2010

When my friend Cindy and I heard Susan speak at a conference last Fall, we waited around until the crowds died down to introduce ourselves – because she was that good.

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Phillip Greene – author of Running on Empty: A Handbook for Understanding and Surviving the Energy Crisis

Aired Saturday, September 18, 2010

Phillip was moved to write this book because of the lack of leadership and action by the past four Federal Administrations to break the stranglehold of a few oil producing countries, large oil companies and auto manufacturers on our supplies of energy and our very way of life.

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The Future of Print for the Small Business Owner

Aired Saturday, September 11, 2010

Going green/greener can present tremendous challenges to the small business owner who is committed to more sustainable practices. How do you convert your advertising from a proven, snail mail, catalog format to a greener, web-based one without losing business?

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University of Arizona: Spotlight on Sustainability – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, August 28, 2010

Mark and Lon are two young men that give me hope for the future and I guarantee you will feel the same way.

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Robert Glennon – author, Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What To Do About It

Aired Saturday, August 21, 2010

Be ready to hear some of Robert’s shocking stories of extravagance and waste that are sucking the nation dry.

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Eco-Healthy Design – Robin Wilson

Aired Saturday, August 14, 2010

Robin is the author of The Kennedy Green House which just reached #1 on Amazon.com’s Best Home Makeover list.

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Melanie Lenart – author, environmental scientist & award winning journalist

Aired Saturday, August 7, 2010

People describe Melanie’s book, Life in the Hothouse: How a Living Planet Survives Climate Change, as a book for the general reader that demystifies the science behind climate change.

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UniSource & Tucson Electric Power, Paul Bonavia – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, July 31, 2010

There were two things that struck me about this man when I first heard him speak: his intelligence and his honesty.

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Organic Gardening – Holly Hutchison & Rich Johnson

Aired Saturday, July 24, 2010

The popularity and growth of organic gardening is unprecedented in the United States.

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Defenders of Wildlife – M. Scott Johnson

Aired Saturday, July 17, 2010

This group is one of the country’s leaders in science-based, results-oriented wildlife conservation. They stand out in their commitment to saving “at-risk” wildlife and championing the Endangered Species Act.

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Wells Fargo, Larry Finuf – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, July 10, 2010

In September of 2009, Newsweek magazine ranked them #13 overall and #1 bank in the magazine’s inaugural Green Rankings of the country’s 500-largest companies.

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Local First Arizona – Kimber Lanning & Lisette De Mars

Aired Saturday, July 3, 2010

Kimber and Lisette share information with us about this statewide nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to educate consumers about the economic, environmental and cultural benefits of shopping locally.

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Verdant Earth Technologies – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, June 26, 2010

Want lots of hope for our future?

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Kris O’Connor – Sustainability in Practice

Aired Saturday, June 19, 2010

This show is all about great wines and healthy vineyards. Please listen as I interview Kris O’Connor, Executive Director of Sustainability in Practice – more commonly known as SIP!

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The Best of Mrs. Green – Jeffrey Smith: Seeds of Deception

Aired Saturday, June 5, 2010

Please see 2010/02/20 to listen!

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Gas Hole

Aired Saturday, May 29, 2010

Mrs. Green interviews filmmakers Jeremy Wagener and Scott Roberts, who talk about their documentary: GasHole.

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Chapman Tucson, Neb Yonas – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, May 22, 2010

What’s new in the auto world?

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Michael Shuman – author, The Small-Mart Revolution

Aired Saturday, May 8, 2010

Author of The Small-Mart Revolution, Michael shares story after story about how local businesses are beating the global competition.

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Viva La Vida Verde – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, May 1, 2010

Livin’ the Green Life from the Inside Out!

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GreenFest 2010 – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, April 24, 2010

Bob Oldfather, founder of Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, and visionary for Tucson: The Solar City, joined Mrs. Green at the Tucson Botantical Gardens to talk about his vision for branding Tucson as The Solar City.

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Biosphere 2 Celebrates Earth Month – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, April 17, 2010

How fitting is it that Mrs. Green interviewed previous guest and one of the Biosphereans Jane Poynter on this special day?

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Tucson Children’s Museum – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, April 10, 2010

Mrs. Green broadcasted live from the Tucson Children”s Museum, and had a blast during their Earth Day Celebration!

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The Watershed Management Group

Aired Saturday, April 3, 2010

Water is the single issue about which Mrs. Green is most passionate.

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Michael Rosenzweig: University of Arizona – Tucson, AZ

Saturday, March 27 at 9 pm (PT)

Aired Saturday, March 27, 2010

The “green spotlight” is on Tucson, when Mrs. Green meets with Michael Rosensweig, from the University of Arizona. Learn all about, what he calls, “Reconciliation Ecology”.

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Driven to Sustain: The Green Machine

Aired Saturday, March 20, 2010

Driven to Sustain is a non-profit project designed to educate environmental sustainability in schools and promote global environmental awareness in the media.

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Tucson Festival of Books: Green Authors – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, March 13, 2010

Mrs. Green’s guests include Mia Navarro, an environnmental writer for the NY Times and Vanessa Farquharson, a Toronto based arts reporter and environmental columnist and blogger.

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Manish Shad & Roxanne Garcia: Tucson Farmers Market – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, March 6, 2010

This show highlights the three Farmers Markets operated by these two outstanding individuals.

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Elizabeth Fournier: The Green Reaper

Aired Saturday, February 27, 2010

“Although green burial is a hot topic, the public is not too familiar with what it really means…”

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Jeffrey Smith: Seeds of Deception

Aired Saturday, February 20, 2010

Jeffrey Smith’s book was life changing. It wasn’t like a light bulb went off. It was more like my head exploded.

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Jason Tankersly and Amanda Tankersly Myers: The Fairfax Companies! – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, February 13, 2010

Jason’s mission, vision and commitment to the environment are personified by his dedication to creating solutions for world sustainability.

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Elliott Norse: Marine Conservation Biology Institute

Aired Saturday, February 6, 2010

MCBI began over 14 years ago with one mission: to encourage scientists who wanted to safeguard the oceans’ web of life.

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Tom Doucette: Doucette Homes – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, January 30, 2010

Tom explains why these green homes use less water and energy, how they reduce exposure to indoor toxins and how they contribute to the conservation of materials.

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Jeff Schlegel: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)

Aired Saturday, January 23, 2010

SWEEP promotes greater energy efficiency in a six-state region that includes Arizona.

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John Smith: The Arizona Green Plumbers – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, January 16, 2010

With plumbing concepts designed to preserve earth’s most valuable natural resource (water), The Arizona Green Plumbers specialize in helping homeowners make the transition to “going green” while minimizing their costs at the same time!

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Kris Peterson: Pittsburgh Paints

Aired Saturday, January 9, 2010

Find out what a positive difference one company can make and why their paint is the greenest on the planet.

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Greg Horn, Living Green: A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability

Aired Saturday, January 2, 2010

Greg tells us about “environmental disease,” insecticides, and how much off-gassing there can be from furniture, carpet, and drapes, along with the health hazards of cleaning agents and cosmetics.

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Camerone Parker: The lastest and greatest in eco-fashion – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, December 26, 2009

Camerone travels around the globe bringing with her the world view of the green fashion scene.

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Brad Lancaster: Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond

Aired Saturday, December 19, 2009

Interviewed on NPR, and a pre-eminent national expert on rainwater harvesting, Brad has created a model that can be applied in ANY community from desert to coastal ranges and from remote rural homesteads to suburbia.

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Michael Reynolds: The Garbage Warrior

Aired Saturday, December 12, 2009

Noted for Earthship Biotecture, Michael is the creator of the Earthship concept; the ultimate in ecohome design and construction

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Mayor Bob Dixson – Greensburg, Kansas

Aired Saturday, November 21, 2009

Mayor Bob Dixson – Rebuilding Greensburg, Kansas after a devastating tornado nearly destroyed the entire town in May of 2007.

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Terry Dee: HabiStore & Green Living Fair – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, November 14, 2009

Mrs. Green interviews the Habistore’s passionate and fun Director of Retail Operations, Mr. Terry Dee.

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Urban Farms – Phoenix, AZ

Aired Saturday, November 7, 2009

Greg Peterson, author, lecturer, teacher, and cutting edge environmentalist shares how the 1/3 acre plot of land he purchased ten years ago has turned into his life’s work.

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What is a GMO and Why Should We Care?

Aired Saturday, September 12, 2009

Mascha Miedaner, executive director, and Sally Erroa, GMO Free Project of Tucson, shed some light on this complex and intriguing subject.

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Rosemont Copper Mine – Friend or Foe to the Environment?

Aired Saturday, September 5, 2009

Is it good for our community?

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University of Arizona’s Solar Decathlon Project – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, August 29, 2009

Solar Decathlon competition homes are designed to harvest solar energy to power a variety of home essentials…

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Neb Yonas: What’s REALLY going on in the auto industry? – Tucson, Az

Aired Saturday, August 22, 2009

Neb Yonas, general manager of the Chapman Automotive Group, discusses dramatic changes in the auto industry.

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Terracycle — Ultimate Eco-Capitalism

Aired Saturday, July 25, 2009

Terracycle’s flagship product, TerraCycle Plant Foodâ„¢, is an all-natural, all-organic, ‘goof-proof’ liquid plant food made from waste (worm poop) and packaged in waste (reused soda bottles)!

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Andrew Winston, co-author of Green to Gold

Aired Saturday, July 18, 2009

Andrew is a nationally recognized expert on green business, and has written for or appeared in Time, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Forbes, The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC News, National Public Radio, and CNBC.

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Captain Bernardo Jorge Herzer, Lehr Corporation

Aired Saturday, May 9, 2009

Captain Herzer developed, commercialized and patented the use of an eco-friendly 16.4 ounce propane canister to fuel small engines like the ones that power hand held lawn and garden tools.

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Chris Paine – filmmaker and director of Who Killed the Electric Car?

Aired Saturday, March 7, 2009

Chris Paine explains why electric cars are making a comeback.

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Greg Horn: author of Living Green – a practical guide to simple sustainability

Aired Saturday, February 28, 2009

After overcoming and learning to manage a severe case of multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS), Greg has dedicated himself to sharing the principles of personal sustainability with people from all walks of life.

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Beth Jordan – Microsoft

Aired Saturday, February 21, 2009

Beth will be sharing with listener’s Microsoft’s stance on environmentally sustainable technology.

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Scott Caddow: Legendary World & Holland America – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, February 7, 2009

Scott joins Mrs. Green to discuss Mrs. Green Goes to Sea, the world’s first ever “going green cruise,”

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Debbie Rich: Sahuaro Girl Scout Council – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, January 31, 2009

Debbie will tell us some of the historical ways Girl Scouts has been green.

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Sheri Ferrara de Frey – Arbico Organics

Aired Saturday, January 17, 2009

ARBICO Organics produces and supplies commercial growers, farmers, landscapers and gardeners all over the world with natural products for organic growing

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Deron Beal — Freecycle.org – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, January 10, 2009

The Freecycle Network is made up of 4,658 groups with over SIX MILLION MEMBERS across the globe.

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Urban Organics Landscaping – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, December 13, 2008

Jason provides us with a menu of soup to nuts for sustainable landscape design.

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Megan Thompson – Non-GMO Project

Aired Saturday, November 8, 2008

The Non-GMO Project offers consumers a consistent non-GMO choice for organic and natural products that are produced without genetic engineering or recombinant DNA technologies.

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Torey Ligon — Food Conspiracy Co-op – Tucson, AZ

Aired Saturday, September 6, 2008

Eat Local America Challenge

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Seth Goldman – Honest Tea

Aired Saturday, August 2, 2008

Honest Tea is a $23 million company marketing ready-to-drink organic teas and ades, with a new line of kid’s drinks in pouches called Honest Kids.

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Dr. Ann Thrupp – Fetzer Vineyards

Aired Saturday, July 19, 2008

Fetzer’s impressive “green” track record includes being the first winery to purchase and use only renewable sources of energy such as solar, wind and geothermal.

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