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Super Bowl helps Arizona stay green

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee and the NFL are teaming with Verizon to collect and safely recycle electronic waste in the Phoenix area.  The recycling event is open to the public and gives local residents an opportunity to actively participate in the “greening” of their community as part of Super Bowl. The collection takes place on Tuesday, Jan. 20,… Read More →

Recycling provides economic incentives for businesses


While first associated with environmentalism and the green movement, recycling can help turn a profit too. For some companies, using recycled materials may be the most economically viable option. “There’s an increasing interest in buying recycled products,” said Will Herzog. “We’re always looking for local options, and I know that it’s an initiative that the… Read More →

8 Ways To Go Green While Cleaning Your Home

8 Green Home Cleaning Tips
by in Green Living | Healthy Living

Parents today have a lot on their minds to worry about. Paying the bills, putting food on the table, saving for their children’s college education and making sure everyone is happy and healthy are just a few. Many parents spend several hours every week cleaning the home, and some even go to the length of… Read More →

10 Ways To Go Green For Free In Your Home

Going green 2011
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

“Going Green” is more than a term for saving our planet; it’s a lifestyle. Changing the way you perform everyday household activities can help you save money, energy and time. You don’t have to leave home or spend money to turn your house green. The following simple activities take little to no effort to increase… Read More →

The Environmental Protection Agency Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Environmental Protection Agency
by in Blogs | Green | Healthcare

On Dec. 2, 1970, the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was founded. Since the inception of the agency, the world has changed. Today, the green movement is stronger than ever, and our focus on bettering the environment is unwavering. The EPA has also grown with the changing times. You can view the agency’s history on… Read More →

Taking The Blame: Sustainable Experts Feel The Guilt

Green, but still feeling guilty about negatively impacting the environment
by in Blogs | Green

Being green isn’t always easy. With the commercialization of practically everything nowadays, sometimes it’s simply easier to do things the “non-green” way. And we’re not the only ones who succumb to this. An article in the New York Times sheds light on this issue with a great piece titled “Green, but Still Feeling Guilty.” In… 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 Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability… Read More →

Effective Ways To Go Green, High-Tech Trash Bins And More

Green Trash Can
by in Blogs | Economy | Green | Tech

Here’s some green bits from around the web. This week we’ve gathered stories about tattletale trashcans costing their owners big bucks, effective ways to go green that may surprise you, a possible “feed-in tariff” to encourage solar power growth in Arizona, test driving electric cars and others. Feed-in Tariff to Aid Solar Weighed Arizona officials… 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 →

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 →

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 Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability… Read More →

Go Green, One Step at a Time

Go Green, One Step at a Time
by in Blogs | Green

Nobody ever said being “green” was easy, but it doesn’t have to be that hard either. Recently, I read a great blog by Liesa Goins in Newsweek titled “Easy Environmentalism: How to Go Green Without Going Overboard.” In the entry, Goins gives her two cents on how to live a more sustainable life in a… Read More →

Arizona State University Makes The Green Honor Roll

Arizona State University
by in Blogs | Green

“Go Green” indeed! Arizona State University has been named one of the nation’s “greenest” universities by the Princeton Review. For the second year in a row, ASU has made the 2010 Green Rating Honor Roll rating of environmentally-friendly institutions. And we’re among some pretty elite neighbors: Harvard, Berkeley and Yale to name a few. The… Read More →