sustainability Archives

The Parlor Turns An Old Beauty Salon Into A Pizza Paradise

Pizza Parlor
by in AZ Business Magazine | Dining

There are no hair dryers, manicure stands or various grooming products to be found at The Parlor, a new gourmet pizzeria in Phoenix, but the ghost of them remains. The Parlor now occupies the long-time site of the Salon de Venus on 20th Street and Camelback Road. The co-owner of The Parlor, Nello’s Pizza scion… Read More →

Recycled Water — On A Journey From Space And Back To Earth

Recycled Water in Space
by in Green | Tech

There’s What in My Water? “Green” technology is constantly evolving and, consequently, so is my knowledge of it. Ever since I embarked on the journey of learning more about sustainability, nothing ceases to amaze me. Maybe some of the things I write about are old news to those more educated on the topic, but I’m… Read More →

Sustainable Europe — A Greener World, One Country At A Time

Play to Stop Campaign
by in Blogs | Green | Politics

Fresh from my trip to Europe (specifically my native Poland), I decided to look into what our neighbors across the Atlantic are doing for the sustainability movement. A survey requested by the European Parliament and the European Commission, coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication of the European Commission, summarized the general attitude on the Continent… Read More →

Green Jobs, Good Future

Job Increase
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

We are all very aware of the plight our economy is facing, but there is one bright spot in the darkness of the recession — green jobs. According to a study by the Pew Charitable Trusts, the number of green jobs in the United States grew 9.1 percent from 1998 to 2007. Traditional jobs, on… Read More →

$467 Million For Geothermal And Solar Energy Projects

by in Blogs | Green | Tech

Sustainability is an ongoing movement that requires commitment from all — from politicians to regular citizens and everyone in between. In my ongoing quest of educating myself about news and events going on in the world of “green” I came across this release from the U.S. Department of Energy. During the 2008 presidential campaign President… Read More →

A Voyage Of Discovery In Phoenix


Facing a down economy, shrinking budgets and significant pressures to outperform the year’s commitments, how do you find time for sustainability? Let’s face it, if there is no payback within the current year, it’s unlikely you can get capital or modify your operating budget to make any kind of significant difference toward a green program,… Read More →

Craig Jackson – CEO Of Barrett-Jackson

Craig Jackson of Barrett Jackson

When Craig Jackson took control of his family’s business, Barrett-Jackson, following the death of his father and brother in 1993 and 1995, respectively, he inherited a company that took in $15 million from one automobile auction. He was ready for the challenge, however, having grown up in the business and working in various roles. Today,… Read More →

Fueling Change: Higher Energy Costs Are Forcing Valley Companies To Look For Alternatives

by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy

Fueling Change Higher energy costs are forcing Valley companies to look for alternatives By Don Harris From the neighborhood car wash to a corporate behemoth such as US Airways, rising energy costs are forcing Valley businesses to search for alternatives to relieve the pressure on their bottom lines. On a warm weekend morning in the… Read More →