Previous Shows

Impact with John Shegerian produces new episodes every week. Visit regularly to explore our archive of past conversations below.

January 8, 2010

Combating E-waste with Reuse with’s Joshua Levitt

Joshua Levitt, the Managing Director of, the world’s largest online network hardware outlet, tells John and Mike how the website is offering great value to its customers and an eco-friendly focus — reuse as much as possible. “We looked at all the trends toward the environment,” Levitt says. “We figured selling and reusing preowned […]

January 1, 2010

Greening the Future with The Ovie Mughelli Foundation’s Ovie Mughelli

Ovie Mughelli of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons joins John and Mike to talk about his Ovie Mughelli Foundation, and how he is using his star status to reach children and teach them how they can care for the environment and make important green lifestyle changes. Mughelli tells John and Mike that his foundation really took […]

December 26, 2009

Changing the Packing and Shipping Industry with’s Marty Metro

Following co-host Mike Brady’s move into a new home, John and Mike welcome Marty Metro, founder of, to discuss how his company is changing the packing and shipping industry in a low-impact, eco-friendly way. “I realized there was a big disconnect with people throwing away boxes and people needing boxes,” Metro tells John and […]

December 19, 2009

Putting Eco-friendly Cleaning Solutions on the Market with Bayes Cleaners’ Mark Cunningham

Mark Cunningham of Bayes Cleaners talks to John and Mike about eco-friendly cleaning. Cunningham, who has a background in cleaning supply distribution, was frustrated with the lack of safe, eco-friendly cleaning solutions on the market. After nearly a year of perfecting a solution, Bayes Cleaners was born. Cunningham describes the difficulties in creating a powerful, […]

December 14, 2009

Committing to Socially Responsible Technology with Panasonic’s David Thompson

John and Mike speak with David Thompson, Director of Panasonic’s Environmental Department. Since the 1930s, Panasonic has been committed to socially responsible technology, so that the corporation can “contribute to the betterment of society” through its products. In today’s society, Panasonic focuses on green goals — not only for its products, but also for its […]

December 12, 2009

Sustainably Measuring Company Performance with ‘The Triple Bottom Line’ author Andrew Savitz

John and Mike talk sustainable business practices with Andrew Savitz, founder of sustainability consultancy Sustainable Business Strategies and author of The Triple Bottom Line. Savitz outlines his “triple threat” of sustainability focus — people, planet and profits — and how he uses this to measure companies’ performance not only economically, but also sustainably. In this […]

December 5, 2009

Working to Eliminate the Use of Toxic Materials with Going Green with EnviroBro’s Leonard Robinson

John and Mike speak with Leonard Robinson, the Chief Deputy Director of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control. In addition to starting numerous recycling programs and hosting his own radio show, “Going Green with EnviroBro,” Leonard works to eliminate the use of toxic materials. Alongside Gov. Schwarzenegger, Leonard seeks to educate the public on […]

November 28, 2009

Greening the Waste and Recycling Industry with Waste & Recycling News’ Allan Gerlat

John and Mike talk with Allan Gerlat, the editor of Waste & Recycling News, the top publication greening the waste and recycling industries. Currently in its 15th year of circulation, Waste & Recycling News leads the waste industry into the green revolution by delving into current events and green issues. Allan discusses the green movement […]

November 21, 2009

Saving Money and Eating Organic with Organic Authority’s Laura Klein

John and Mike speak with Laura Klein, an organic expert with a green mission. Laura became interested in organic food and green products after enrolling in culinary school, where she learned one of the biggest secrets of top chefs: using organic ingredients. With her websites, and, Laura seeks to improve your quality of […]

November 14, 2009

Providing Tips for Greener Living with Smart2BGreen’s Bill Gueringer

On this show, John and Mike speak with Bill Gueringer, the founder of Smart2BGreen, an eco-newsletter providing tips for greener living. With more than 35,000 subscribers and counting, Smart2BGreen provides information to help people live a more sustainable life. The newsletter is a humorous forum with a green mission: to show people that a few […]

November 7, 2009

Taking Sustainability to the Next Level with ‘Confessions of a Radical Industrialist’ Author Ray Anderson

John and Mike talk with Ray Anderson, the founder and Chairman of Interface, Inc., the leading carpet manufacturer in the world. As one of the preeminent green revolutionaries, Ray works to build an industrial system that focuses on resource productivity and actually improves the environment. Ray discusses the competitive advantage of sustainability as part of […]

October 31, 2009

Taking Steps to Protect Future Generations with ‘Show Me the Green!’s Leigh Steinberg

On today’s show, John and Mike speak with Leigh Steinberg, the legendary sports agent who served as the inspiration for the hit movie Jerry Maguire. Leigh discusses one of the main concerns of the green revolution: protecting future generations. After watching Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Leigh was encouraged to take action to protect not […]