Commit To Reduce Your Use Of Plastic- We Can Help

Plastic is everywhere. Look around you right now and count the number of things that you know contain plastic. Convenient and cheap, yes. But there are some major pitfalls to living in a plastic world. Plastics can harbor some nasty ingredients, such as phthalates and BPA. And in addition to polluting your body, all that plastic is polluting… Continue reading »

Water For Our Future Growth

Who’s Green  has decided to give water use a little extra attention in 2016.  We believe there are many steps, large and small, each of us can take to help keep an ample supply on hand. This is not only for ourselves but also for those who follow.  We will continue to provide you with… Continue reading »

Organize Your Fridge For Energy Efficiency

Guest Blog Courtesy of Tucson Electric Power Using refrigerator and freezer properly and keeping them well-organized can help you use less energy and reduce food waste. Make sure both of them are set at the proper temperature. Keeping them too cold will require more energy to maintain the lower-than-necessary temperatures. The U.S. Food and Drug… Continue reading »

Ways To Conserve Energy In These Cooler Temperatures!

It’s that time of year again, and we are all facing the same thing- colder temperatures. During these chilly months it is easy to crank up the heat and not think twice about the damage your warm house is having on the environment. How many times have you left your house for a full day… Continue reading »

New Red Horse Wind & Solar Project

Courtesy of Tucson Electric Power A new wind and solar project near Willcox, Arizona can provide Tucson Electric Power with up to 71 megawatts of clean power, making it the company’s largest renewable energy resource. Houston-based Torch Renewable Energy developed, owns and operates the Red Horse Wind 2 facility, while TEP purchases the electricity that… Continue reading »

Solar Energy 101

What is solar energy? Solar energy is, simply, energy provided by the sun. This energy is in the form of solar radiation, which makes the production of solar electricity possible. Electricity can be produced directly from photovoltaic, PV, cells. (Photovoltaic literally means “light” and “electric.”) These cells are made from materials which exhibit the “photovoltaic… Continue reading »

Why Support Your Local Farmer?

You’ve heard the saying “If your grandmother wouldn’t recognize it, it’s not real food.” Eating farm fresh food grown by your local farmer is making it’s way back into mainstream society. It simply makes good sense, and it’s how everyone ate not so long ago—before heart disease, diabetes and obesity had managed to wheedle their… Continue reading »

Green Apple Day of Service

Courtesy of Green Apple A quarter of all Americans walk through the doors of a school every day. Yet instead of walking into places of opportunity, millions enter buildings where the air they breathe is filled with toxins and mold, where classrooms are poorly lit and overcrowded, and where resources are limited and outdated. Too… Continue reading »

Whole Kids Foundation Harvests New Crop of Garden Grants

Arizona students are about to take the classroom outdoors this fall and learn a new subject sprouting up in their schools. Thanks to the Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit created by Whole Foods Market in cooperation with FoodCorps, 76 schools in the company’s Southern Pacific Region will each reap a $2,000 grant to build or… Continue reading »

Organize A Community Garden

Do you have a passion for plants or see a local need for fresh veggies?  A community garden could be the solution. Sound daunting? Follow these tips and help your neighborhood grow together. 1.    Get People Together- Make sure enough potential participants are interested. Decide on you garden’s purpose and whom it will serve. 2.  … Continue reading »

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