The Official IDEAS For Us Podcast

The Official IDEAS For Us Podcast

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The Official IDEAS For Us Podcast dives deep into sustainability innovation, exploring the green frontier of tech, business, and design to advance environmental action. Learn about how next-level IDEAS are changing the world.
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Can Pest Prevention Be Sustainable? (w/ Adam Scheinberg of Massey Services)
In this episode, we talk with Adam Scheinberg, vice president of IT with Massey Services Inc., about how global technology companies—think Facebook, Google, Microsoft—can reduce their carbon footprint in data processing. Also, we discuss responsible water management and lawn irrigation, as well as the philosophy behind pest prevention versus conventional exterminator methods. Plus: Scheinberg’s predictions on what sustainability in Florida will look like as it approaches its 2030 goals of 40% renewable energy and his personal connection to the environmental movement. Support this podcast by becoming a member at ideasforus.org/memberships Follow IDEAS on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Email us at contact@ideasforus.org Subscribe and find more episodes at ideasforus.org/podcast
32:37
January 26, 2020
The Sustainable Reusable Oil Filter (w/ Fred Augustin of HUBB Filers)
What can we do to reduce the environmental impact of gas-powered vehicles during the long transition to fully electric vehicles? Our guest in this episode may hold the key. In an in-depth discussion with Fred Augustin, the strategic sales consultant with HUBB Filters,  IDEAS Executive Director Clayton Louis Ferrara takes on what innovations help bridge the gap between current unsustainable technologies—especially ones we use daily, such as vehicles with combustion engines—and a carbon-neutral economy. One solution: a more eco-friendly oil filter. Here, Augustine offers several environmental and economic benefits of switching from a single-use, paper filter to a reusable, stainless steel one. Support this podcast by becoming a member at ideasforus.org/memberships  Follow IDEAS on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Email us at contact@ideasforus.org Subscribe and find more episodes at ideasforus.org/podcast
1:00:43
January 22, 2020
A Path to Clean Energy for Orlando (w/ Raquel Fernandez of Sierra Club)
IDEAS For Us Chief Operations Officer Lee Perry sits down with Sierra Club organizer Raquel Fernandez, leader of the Beyond Coal campaign working to secure a 100% renewable energy future for Orlando and Central Florida.  The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) is holding public forums in the lead-up to its Electric Integrated Resource Plan (EIRP) unveiling later this year. These forums are a way for groups like IDEAS and Sierra Club to organize our community and let OUC know that Orlando wants clean and renewable energy. You can learn more about the next forum here (January 16th, 2020) Read more about this story over on our blog page Follow Sierra Club's Central Florida work on Facebook and Instagram Support this podcast by becoming a member at ideasforus.org/memberships Follow IDEAS on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Email us at contact@ideasforus.org Subscribe and find more episodes at ideasforus.org/podcast
16:53
January 15, 2020
Rethinking Sustainability (w/ Alexa Stone of ecoPreserve)
IDEAS For Us Executive Director Clayton Louis Ferrara sits down with Alexa Stone,  President and Founder of ecoPreserve, a company that helps businesses reduce their carbon footprint through programs like LEED Certification. Their discussion also includes how sustainability has changed and what it might look like in the future, how Orlando fits into the network of smart cities, and more.    Support this podcast by becoming a member at ideasforus.org/memberships Follow IDEAS on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Email us at contact@ideasforus.org Subscribe and find more episodes at ideasforus.org/podcast
40:32
January 15, 2020
Introducing The Official IDEAS For Us Podcast
The Official IDEAS For Us Podcast dives deep into sustainability innovation, exploring the green frontier of tech, business, and design to advance environmental action. Learn about how next=-level IDEAS are changing the world. The future is in our hands. Support this podcast by becoming a member at ideasforus.org/memberships Follow IDEAS on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Email us at contact@ideasforus.org Subscribe and find more episodes at ideasforus.org/podcast
01:30
January 13, 2020