• The Lazy Environmentalist

    July 2, 2009

    This week we join John and Mike as they interview Josh Dorfman, the “Lazy Environmentalist” who encourages people to “think smarter” about the benefits of green behavior. After having an epiphany inspired by an interesting question, Josh decided to embark on endeavors that would reduce people’s impact on the environment without great personal inconvenience or […]

  • Love at First Bite

    July 2, 2009

    On today’s show, John and Mike host Mike Parisi, a local “eco”preneur who recently opened the fourth Pizza Fusion restaurant in California. Pizza Fusion, a franchise that originated in Florida, is dedicated to producing high quality, organic food and “the greenest pizza in America.” Listen in as they discuss how the Pizza Fusion chain is […]

  • Jump Start Your Life

    July 2, 2009

    John, Mike, and guest Mandingo Cain speak with Tom Pace, an inspirational entrepreneur and the founder of PaceButler, one of the largest cell phone recycling companies in the nation. Because cell phones are fully recyclable, PaceButler purchases used cell phones to prevent excessive environmental waste. Beyond his work with cell phone recycling, Tom also authored […]

  • Hooray for Hollywood

    July 2, 2009

    John and Mike speak with Debbie Levin, President of the Environmental Media Association (EMA), about how her organization puts environmental messages into TV shows and movies. Though also working on other programs and initiatives, the EMA’s goal is to have the media promote green behavior, almost like “product placement for the environment.” Listen in as […]

  • Local Steps for Global Change

    July 2, 2009

    Joseph Oldham, today’s featured guest, is the interim Sustainability Manager for the City of Fresno. Joseph is also the chairman of the Fresno Green Team and spearheaded Fresno’s “three-can system,” where residents received two recycling containers along with their regular trash can. This movement, together with many others, has made the City of Fresno the […]

  • Keep California Beautiful

    July 2, 2009

    This episode focuses on California – the leading state for promoting green and sustainability issues. John and Mike interview Christine Flowers-Ewing, the Executive Director of Keep California Beautiful, a volunteer-based organization dedicated to preserving the natural wonders of California through education, effort, and enforcement. With initiatives like the upcoming reusable bag campaign, Christine’s organization hopes […]

  • Clean Air is Good Air

    July 2, 2009

    In the first episode of “Green is Good,” John and co-host Mike Brady speak with the Clean Air Coalition about the air quality in California’s epicenter of agriculture, the San Joaquin Valley, and efforts that are in the works to improve air quality and the quality of life both locally in Central California and globally.

  • Going Green Saves You Green

    July 1, 2009

    John and Mike speak with Bob Epstein, a leading entrepreneur in the world of environment preservation. Bob is the co-founder of five companies: Sybase, New Resource Bank, GetActive Software, Zight, and Britton-Lee. He is also a co-founder of Environmental Entrepreneurs, which, as he puts it, is the “independent business voice for the environment.” Listen in […]

  • Tire Made of Orange Oil Uses 80% Less Petroleum

    July 1, 2009

    The earliest tires were made from rubber, a renewable resource. But demand for tires outstripped the supply of rubber. A new development brings the tire full-circle.

  • From Tallest to Most Efficient

    June 25, 2009

    The owners of the Sears Tower have announced plans to upgrade the building for sustainability, which will make it the tallest building in the western hemisphere to undergo such an overhaul to date.