Sustainable Living: How One Family Sustains Life

It’s not just sustainable living; for the Wall Family, it’s a matter of sustaining life. Article by Christy Wall I LOVE LIFE.   And in order to have life one must sustain it.  It’s as simple as that.  The default is that everyone on our ranch must sustain itself.  Period. My husband and I have been married for 22 years.  We have nine children, 5 cats, 3 dogs, 7 steer, 5 pigs, 2 horses a few milk goats, and one rock star rooster who micro-manages... Read More

EFAZ’s 10th Anniversary Celebration Event! 10/13

EFAZ’s 10th Anniversary Celebration Event! Thursday, October 13, 2011, 6:00-9:00pm The Hackett House, Tempe, AZ Join the Environmental Fund of Arizona in celebrating their 10th year of helping to preserve and improve Arizona’s environment! We’ll bring together they will bring together 29 EFAZ member nonprofits, 26 campaign-workplace partners, and dozens of friends in the green-sustainable community to celebrate this important milestone. Click... Read More

Bringing in the Rain!

Rainwater catchment systems are notoriously unattractive, which has not helped the water conservation cause at home.  The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) located in Burton, Ohio has come up with an ingenious way to encourage rainwater harvesting and at the same time give local artists some welcome exposure.  Just in time for April showers, SWCD is once again sponsoring its annual RAIN BARREL YARD ART CAMPAIGN. SWCD temporarily loans out... Read More

NCLE: Save Our Schools Event Mesa-May 31-June1

  Dual audience conference by design – programs specific to Higher Education and K-12 Schools. This conference, the first educational facilities event under NCLE’s  Save our Schools education reform initiative, will proactively address ways schools can realize efficiencies, find funding, save money and reinvest those savings back into the schools – all while creating a healthier and productive learning environment for all. Attendees will... Read More

Come to Earth Day Phoenix 2011, April 21, 2011!

Help Keep Phoenix Beautiful on Earth Day! April 21st, 2011 @ Cesar Chavez Plaza Come celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day!  Join Keep Phoenix Beautiful  in downtown Phoenix on Thursday, Earth Day event April 21st, 2011 from 11am-1:30pm at Cesar Chavez Plaza directly across from City Hall. You’ll learn about recycling and sustainability, take home useful giveaways and share your enthusiasm with thousands of environmentally minded attendees!  ... Read More

AZ LOVES ECO SCRAPS

  Eco Scraps is new company providing a wonderful service that aims to take our waste and turn it into an effective product.  We are happy to announce our product is 100 percent natural and organic and it works amazingly. We encourage all to come and see how we are doing our part to boost local economy, cut back on landfill waste, and provide an effective recycled product.  We are interested in saving all of Arizona’s spoiled produce and composting... Read More

THE GENIUS OF ARCOLOGY: Architect Palo Soleri

THE GENIUS OF ARCOLOGY: Interview with Architect Palo Soleri “Modestly and imperfectly I am trying to put into concrete and tangible form what I firmly believe is the call of the Urban Effect. It is the triggering of an urban-environmental re-form that is the comprehensive opening of the doors to environmental sanity, pollution and waste reduction, social and cultural enrichment, waning of guilt, effective coping with population inflation, proper and frugal... Read More

GreenOlutions: Trends to Watch in 2011

GreenOlutions: Trends to Watch in 2011 – by Ann Mack Not just a passing fancy, the green movement will continue to impact all levels of consumption, from toilet paper purchases on up to luxury cars. Watch as green gets stricter, with wider adoption of new standards for buildings and updated guidelines for green claims. On a macro level, the emphasis will be placed on protecting the world’s forests and making city infrastructure smarter… Ann Mack... Read More

WHO WANTS TO BE A TRILLIONAIRE???

WHO WANTS TO BE A TRILLIONAIRE??? Sustainability as Arizona’s Exportable Commodity On the heels of another tragic event that centered the State of Arizona in the national spotlight, President Obama delivered the State of the Union address and asked Congress to put aside partisan differences and come together in a new era of cooperation to move our nation forward. “At stake is whether new jobs and industries take root in this country, or somewhere else,”... Read More

Greenstock Concert Series April 15-17, 2011

“GreenStock™ Expo & Concert Series allows us to bring green communities together to share green products, green inventions, green ideas, and new green ways of EcoFriendly living”This series integrates music, yoga, expo, green products, services, and education and allows us to support green initiatives with community action programs. The road to green begins here by bringing communities and companies together, one city at a time.  Read More

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