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  • June: Investments & Simple Changes That Pay Off - Energy Efficiency Comes in All Shapes and Sizes.


  • December: Energy Efficient Products Pay it Forward
  • November: Plants are Great at Multitasking
  • September: Composting: Breaking It Down to the Basics



  • April: Simple Actions to Lead Into a Greener Future
  • March - Thirsty for Simple Ways to Save Water?
  • February - Money Does Grow On Trees
  • January - Local Food Movements Gain Momentum



  • December - Energy Efficient Products Pay It Forward
  • November Are Food Recalls Ruining Your Appetite?
  • October - Greener Choices Reduce Hazards in the Household
  • September - Composting: Breaking it Down to the Basics
  • August - Landscape Watering As Easy as One, Two, Three!
  • July - Consider a Landscape Conversion
  • June - Building a Sustainable Community
  • May - From Dream Home to Green Home
  • April - Desert Plants Are Great at Multi-Tasking
  • March - Solar Opportunities Shine
  • February - Harvest Multiple Benefits with Rainwater Collection
  • January - Local Food Movements Gain Momentum



  • December - Water-Wise Landscaping for the Arizona Desert
  • November - Energy efficient products pay it forward
  • October - Composting: Breaking it down to the basics
  • September - Are food recalls ruining your appetite?
  • August - Greener choices reduce hazards in the household
  • July - Consider a landscape conversion
  • June - From dream home to green home
  • May - Xeriscape tips to gain water, time, and money savings
  • April - Landscape watering by the numbers
  • March - Compost to turn green waste into mulch
  • February - Desert Plants Are Great at Multi-Tasking
  • January - Harvest Multiple Benefits with Rainwater Collection



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