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How to Live Smart, Strong and Sustainably with Mother Nature Network’s Chuck Leavell

Chuck Leavell, the keyboardist for the Rolling Stones, leaves the stage behind for a bit to speak with John and Mike about his journey as an environmentalist. As the Director of Environmental Affairs for the Mother Nature Network (MNN), the premier source for news and information on environmental issues, Chuck works to inform and educate […]

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Discussing Ways Green Business Can Save Millions with ‘Green Recovery’ Author Andrew Winston

This week, John and Mike meet with Andrew Winston, who discusses the green revolution, why going green still matters, and how to go green in hard economic times. Andrew, nicknamed the “Planet Defender,” explains how going green after a recession can help your company dominate the marketplace and create new opportunities for problem solving. Pick […]

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Promoting Company-Wide Sustainability with Lipton Tea’s Michiel Leijnse

John and Mike speak with Michiel Leijnse, the global brand development manager for Lipton tea, about bringing the sustainability mission to Lipton. Michiel discusses Lipton’s plan to extend Rainforest Alliance certification to all Lipton tea bags globally by 2015, in order to continue enacting and promoting such principles as water and ecosystem conservation. Lipton has […]

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Helping Big Brands Reduce Environmental Impact wtih the ‘Truth About Green Business’ Author Gil Friend

Gil Friend, who just released a new book titled The Truth About Green Business, speaks with John and Mike about sustainable business and how you “don’t have to choose between making money and making sense.” After 40+ years working with green businesses, Gil has helped companies like Coca-Cola, General Mills, Hewlett Packard and PG&E make […]

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Connecting Green Issues and Business Ventures with Paul Mitchell Hair Products’ John Paul DeJoria

This week, John and Mike interview a guest who was green before it was cool: John Paul DeJoria, the co-founder of Paul Mitchell hair products. From developing the Tea Tree products line in conjunction with American Forests — a nonprofit group devoted to preserving and growing trees — to starting the first hair company that […]

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Discussing the Emergence of the ‘Green Collar’ Worker with Ecopreneur John Ivanko

John and Mike meet with John Ivanko, an ecopreneur who advocates purpose, community and green behavior over profit. Even in today’s unstable economy, John explains how “green” collar workers are emerging and new business opportunities can be found just by taking traditional ideas and turning them green. You too can become an ecopreneur, restore the […]

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Conserving Energy with CFL Light Bulbs with Greenlite Lighting Corporation’s Tom Cohen

Today’s guest, Tom Cohen, is the Director of Sales at Greenlite Lighting Corporation, a company devoted to conserving energy through the use of CFL light bulbs. The green team discusses how buying energy-efficient lighting products can make a difference to the planet and to your wallet. Along with John and Mike, learn about the benefits […]

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Conveniently Reducing Environmental Impact with ‘The Lazy Environmentalist’ Josh Dorfman

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 […]