eco-friendly Archives

New Home Technology Debuts in Scottsdale

Architectural Photography by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC

The new Estate Villas under construction at Sterling at Silverleaf will be among the first custom homes in the country, and the first in Ariz., to include the latest technology from Crestron, the global leader in home automation systems, including 4K Ultra HD, voice recognition controls, advanced energy-saving automation, motorized shades and wireless door locks.… Read More →

Artists Co-working Space to Open in Scottsdale

by in Lifestyle

The historic arts district of Old Town Scottsdale will be the site of new co-working community for artists that is the first of its kind in the United States. The Creative Center of Scottsdale is a community for artists including sculptors, to painters, to photographers, to graphic designers, mixed-media artists as well as businesses and… Read More →

Cassidy Turley Completes 69,471 SF Lease for 1st United Door Technologies

by in In The Spotlight | Newsmakers

Cassidy Turley announced it completed a lease for 69,471 square feet for 1st United Door Technologies, LLC at Geneva Industrial, 1016 W. Geneva Drive in Tempe. Senior Vice President Bruce Calfee and Vice President Josh Wyss, of Cassidy Turley’s Industrial Group, represented the Tenant while Executive Vice Presidents Steve Sayre and Pat Harlan represented the… Read More →

Camelback Inn Announces New $10 Million Golf Course

by in Business News | Green | Sports

The JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa announced that it will unveil its new Ambiente golf course at Camelback Golf Club in the fall of 2013. Spanish for the word “environment,” Ambiente, which is designed with a detailed eco-friendly focus, will become the first new golf course development project in the Phoenix-Scottsdale and Paradise… Read More →

Chipotle Helps Celebrate Earth Day With Free Burritos

Chipotle Free Burrito
by in Dining | Green

This Earth Day, April 22, Chipotle Mexican Grill will reward eco-friendly customers with a free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos if they purchase a Chipotle-branded repurposed billboard bag from Chipotle’s online store,, between now and April 14. Chipotle will donate all of its proceeds from the sale of the bags to the Chipotle… Read More →

Buggy Shady Launches Eco-Friendly Line

Photo: Buggy Shady
by in Green | Small Biz

Buggy Shady, a Scottsdale-born, mommy company, has recently launched a new line of organic products. Buggy Shady is aware that moms are presented with the difficult dilemma of using natural and healthy products for their baby while staying within budget. Their eco-friendly product, the Buggy Shady, keeps babies shaded and protected from outside elements such as… Read More →

Speaking Opportunities At The Annual Southwest Build-It-Green Conference

Southwest Build-it-Green Expo & Conference
by in Events | Green

Don’t miss out! The annual Southwest Build-It-Green Expo & Conference is scheduled for April 15-16, 2011 and speaking opportunities are still available! Fill out your speaker form (PDF) today. As the largest sustainability expo in Arizona, this is one event you won’t want to miss. Last year’s expo attracted more than 200 exhibitors and 10,000… Read More →

Green News Roundup- Green And Sustainable Retail Products

Insic Wall Socket
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome back to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve decided to focus on highlighting green products, some are available now and some are still in prototype stage. Either way, they point to an exciting new direction for the retail industry and their involvement with sustainability. Please feel free to send along any interesting… Read More →

The Untapped Niche Of Green Aftermarket Auto Care

Untapped Niche 2010
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

By Rissy Sutherland Going green is a major step to take, but it’s the right step for businesses, their customers and the planet. In late 2007, Honest-1 Auto Care hired a market research/strategic marketing agency to help discover an untapped niche in the aftermarket auto care and maintenance industry. Results of the research project revealed… Read More →

Solar-Power, Eco-Friendly Grand Canyon & More

Grand Canyon
by in Around Arizona | Blogs | Green

With so much happening locally, this week we’ve gathered stories about Arizona’s green endeavors, including a solar-powered plane and the Grand Canyon’s eco-friendly practices, and why a massive lawn is part of the Postal Service’s goal to reduce its energy needs. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured… Read More →

Ecotourism – The Green Way To Vacation

Eco Tourism - travel green
by in Blogs | Green | Travel

The United Nations designated 2002 as the International Year of Ecotourism. Well it’s 2010 and I bet that the majority of people haven’t taken an eco-vacation.  I know I haven’t. We try to be eco-friendly.  We buy reusable water bottles and lunch pails.  We turn off the lights more often and take shorter showers.  But… Read More →

Greenway Health Goes Green In July

Walking to Work
by in Blogs | Green | Workforce

Most people would think you were crazy if you walked to work in Arizona’s July heat.  But at Greenway Health, that shows a commitment to the company’s green efforts. Some employees at Greenway Health are so committed to the July “Greenway Goes Green” month that they’re braving the scorching summer temperatures to bike and walk… Read More →

Oil Spill, Google Wind Power & More

Google Buys Wind Power
by in Blogs | Green

From global new to local business this week we’ve gathered stories about how hair can help the oil spill, what Belgium wants to do with the deceased, Google buying wind power and more. Plus, we’ve got an additional story on what one Valley business is doing to help the environment. Please feel free to send… Read More →

Green News Roundup – LED Lights, Cothing Recycling Progams And More

Recycling CLothes and more
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about LED lights, clothing recycling programs, a solar-powered plane and more. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing me at Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability… Read More →