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Beat the Heat at Scottsdale’s Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse

Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse

If you’re looking for entertainment that won’t result in heat exhaustion, you might want to head to Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse in Scottsdale. Arizona’s largest western steakhouse is planning a free concert series, “Cool Summer Nights,” that will kick off June 14, 2013. The higher elevation of Pinnacle Peak Patio provides temperatures at an average of 10… Read More →

Guadalupe’s First Commercial Solar Project And McCarthy Commits To Credentialing Program For LEED APs

Solar Panel - Guadalupe’s First Commercial Solar Project
by in Green | Real Estate

There is some exciting new green news for Arizona this week. First, McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has announced its commitment to the Green Building Certification Institute’s Credentialing Maintenance Program for the firm’s 400+ LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs). Credential maintenance is the continuing education completed by LEED Professionals  to be updated on the current information… Read More →

Green News Roundup-Green Advertising, Products & More

Paper-To-Pencil Machine
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome back to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve decided to focus on introducing you to some green advertising campaigns and green products. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing kasia@azbigmedia.com Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability… 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 →

Oil Absorbing Robots, Energy Awareness Month And More

Oil Absorbing seaswarm Robot
by in Blogs | Economy | Green | Tech

Here’s the latest green news on oil absorbing robots, energy awareness month, eco-moms going strong, and others. Fresh & Easy Opens First Store with CO2 Refrigeration A recently-opened Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market in Southern California is the first to use naturally-occurring carbon-dioxide refrigeration, and the first to be certified by the EPA’s GreenChill Partnership,… 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 kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability… Read More →

Green News Roundup- Helping The Environment From The B Side

Green News Roundup- Alternative Energy Sources, Bioplastics and more
by in Blogs | Green

What do “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor, “Pink Cadillac” by Bruce Springsteen and “Maggie May” by Rod Stewart all have in common? These classic tunes all came from the B-side. When an artist released a single, there were two sides: the A-side, the assumed hit, and the B-side, the filler track(s). And even though… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Green Weddings, Alternative Fuels & More

Green News Roundup- Green Wedding, Alternative Fuels
by in Blogs | Green | Small Biz | Tech

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about green weddings, alternative fuels, green burials and local sustainability-related events taking place throughout the Valley. Happy 4th of July! Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Energy Efficiency, Green Organizations & More

Energy Efficiency
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about energy efficiency auditing, promoting your company as a green organization and more. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see in the roundup to kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles about sustainability efforts in… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Recycling, Oil Spill, Climate Change & More

Battling Urban Sprawl by Creating Parks
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about stylish ways to recycle your paper, climate change regulation, urban sprawl and more. Please feel free to send along any stories you’d like to see in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability… Read More →

Green News Roundup – High-Efficiency Solar Projects & More

Green News Roundup, Recycling Cigarettes, Solar and More
by in Blogs | Education | Green | Tech

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about recycling cigarette butts, high-efficiency solar projects and more. Feel free to send along any stories you’d like to see in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability endeavors in the Valley and… Read More →

Cohesive Sustainable Workplace Environment

Cohesive Workplace
by in Blogs | Green | Workforce

The summer of fun in Arizona has arrived. What are some of the exciting topics around the water cooler this season? Consider these: A splendid May that has seen unseasonably cool temperatures; our Phoenix Suns vying for a championship; environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico; this little thing called Senate Bill 1070. Did you… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Wind Industry, Green Products

Green News Roundup, Wind Energy in US
by in Blogs | Green | Politics

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about green products for the home, that status of the wind industry in the U.S. and more. Feel free to send along any stories you’d like to see in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative… Read More →

Earth Day 2010: A Pivot Point for Land Use and Community Building

Urban Land Institute
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

By Patrick L. Phillips Chief Executive Officer, Urban Land Institute The fortieth annual recognition of Earth Day finds the world of land use in the midst of change, much as it was in 1970. However, in terms of community building, where we’ve been over the past four decades is not where we are headed for… Read More →