Scott Breen, Associate Manager, Sustainability and Circular Economy, Corporate Citizens Center ,inside the U.S. Chamber of Commerce talks about their national initiative Beyond 34, a public-private partnership to break through the current national recycling rate of 34% and the potential to unlock trillions of dollars into our economy.
NFL All-Pro and Former Atlanta Falcon, Ovie Mughelli is also the Creator of the world's new environmental superhero comic character Gridiron Green, Defender of the Earth.
We discuss his collaboration with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals program and working with other professional athletes to promote sustainability awareness around the world.
Mike Kensler, Director, Office of Sustainability, Auburn University talks about their Spirit of Sustainability Awards that recognizes individual students, groups, faculty, staff or alumni that exemplify the Auburn spirit by making significant contributions towards sustainability on campus.
University of Virginia (UVA) Sustainability Director, Andrea Trimble and Sustainability Program Manager, Jesse Warren join us to talk about their annual Sustainability Day,
UVA's AASHE Gold Rating and the many sustainability committees on campus that expands student and community involvement.
University of North Carolina Charlotte(UNCC) joins the College Sustainability Summit Series this week.
Mike Lizotte,Sustainability Officer, UNC Charlotte, talks about their many award winning sustainability programs on campus, student engagement, collaborations with the business community and the City of Charlotte.
University of Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish join the College Sustainability Summit Series this week.
Allison Mihalich, Senior Program Director of Sustainability discusses their Comprehensive Sustainability Strategy for campus and the impact of student engagement on the South Bend,IN community.
The Trammell Crow Company is the largest commercial real estate development firm in the U.S. with over 40 million square feet of LEED certified projects completed.
Trammell Crow joins us this week to talk about his environmental philanthropy, founding the world's largest Earth Day celebration and EarthX, his international environmental non-profit that connects the global sustainability community with the world's largest conference, expo and showcase of conservation films.
Dave Newport, Director, Environmental Center, University of Colorado-Boulder joins the College Sustainability Summit Series this week.
The Environmental Center is the longest-standing,largest and most accomplished student-led center in the country with over 17 active student groups.
The Center provides sustainability information and direct services to the students, faculty and Boulder,CO community.
Chair, Stacey Isaac Berahzer and Board Member, Andrea Pinabell, Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL) are in studio talking about their organization that educates and trains a diverse network of sustainability professionals to become environmental leaders to help resolve Georgia's environmental challenges now and in the future.
Meghan Fay Zahniser, Executive Director, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) talks about the STARS Rating System that is a transparent, self reporting framework for over 900 colleges and universities worldwide to measure their sustainability performance.
Colorado State University is up next in the College Sustainability Summit Series.
President's Sustainability Commission, Co-Chair, Tonie Miaymoto talks about how they were the first college in the world to achieve the Platinum STARS Rating which makes them one of the most sustainable colleges in the country and their world- renowned School of Global Environmental Sustainability.
UCLA is up next in the College Sustainability Summit Series.
Chief Sustainability Officer, Nurit Katz and Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, Bonny Bentzin join us this week to share why UCLA is called a "Living Laboratory" for Climate Change research, what is the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge and how sustainability on campus impacts the City of Los Angeles.
Nathaniel Smith, Chief Equity Officer of the Partnership for Southern Equity joins us this week to talk about social and environmental issues they advocate for including Energy Equity,Economic Inclusion and Equitable Development in Atlanta and throughout the South. Register here,they are also hosting the Just Energy Summit,September 21st-22ndat Morehouse College.
The Ray,Executive Director, Allie Kelly and Harriet Langford are on talking about an initiative of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation that is the proving ground for ideas and technologies like solar paved highways and bioswales that will transform transportation infrastructure around the world.
Charlotte,NC is next up in the Mayors Climate Summit Series on the Talk with Green Guy Show this Sunday 9-10a EST on WGST 640AM/iHeart Radio. Sustainability Director,Rob Phocas talks about revitalizing neighborhoods in Charlotte with "Smart City" technology and sustainability.Listen to all podcasts @greenguymedia.com
UMass joins the College Sustainability Summit Series.
Deputy Chancellor, Steve Goodwin talks about the university's ranking by AASHE and the Princeton Review as one of the top research universities nationwide for their commitment to leadership in sustainability.
The Ohio State University joins the College Sustainability Summit Series.
Program Coordinator, Graham Oberly talks about how they implement sustainable practices for over 90,000 students and faculty, the modernization of 485 campus buildings and the University's impact on the City of Columbus,Ohio.
Hartsfield Jackson Airport (world's busiest) and most efficient is in the spotlight this week for their sustainable practices.
Charles Marshall,Asset Manager, @atlairport is in studio talking sustainability and the economic impact of $34 billion the airport has on the City of Atlanta.
The College Sustainability Summit Series returns with another edition this week.
Director of Sustainability, Jessica Davis,of IUPUI joins the Series and talks about the collaboration between Indiana University and Purdue University.
Tune in to hear how these colleges use sustainable practices to make a major impact in one city,Indianapolis,IN.
Rex Hamre, Vice President-Sustainability Director,Southeast Region,Jones Lang LaSalle, the global commercial Real Estate company comes in studio this week to talk about the work to make buildings more energy efficient and their sustainable project management expertise from conception to completion of SunTrust Park,home of the Atlanta Braves.
Don Moreland of Solarize Atlanta joins us this week to discuss the community based solar energy group purchasing campaign that makes solar accessible and affordable for Atlanta residents. Solarize campaigns harness the power of the crowd to save money for residences and businesses,could this be the new model to help get solar in every community in the United States?
University of Dayton(Ohio) joins us this week for a edition of The College Sustainability Summit Series.
Steve Kendig, Executive Director, Sustainability and Energy Utilization talks about projects on campus,student engagement and the impact on their community in Dayton.
This Series will run indefinitely and welcomes any college/university nationwide that would like to share their sustainability initiatives and be part of this national conversation.
Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Executive Director, John Lanier co-host this week in the studio and joins us for a conversation about the many sustainable global initiatives the Foundation supports that include biomimicry design,solar,transportation infrastructure and their unwavering commitment to Climate Change solutions.
Since 2009, The Coca-Cola Company has distributed more than 40 billion PlantBottle packages in over 40 countries.
Sustainable Packaging Program Director, Sarah Dearman joins us this week to share how Coca-Cola is lowering their carbon footprint and reducing plastic bottles from our waste streams around the world.
Christopher Matos-Rogers, Chair of Sustainability for the Atlanta Realtors Association joins us this week to share how they are helping to educate realtors,their clients and industry partners about sustainability while creating a paradigm shift in the Real Estate profession.