Podcasts being added each week

We're now adding a new podcast episode each week; details at https://saxefacts.com/green-economy-heroes-podcast/. Here is a taste of what's ahead:

Dianne Saxe Green Economy Heroes podcast

Episode #GuestTitleDescriptionA taste of the interviewGreen economy KeywordsDate 44Mike KeilhauerKeilhauerDesigning, manufacturing and selling zero carbon, zero waste office chairs of pure, reusable materialsembodied carbon, zero waste, sustainable design, circular economy2/11/2021 43Jim FongerAmerescoEngineering and finance to slash the carbon footprint of existing buildings, such as schoolsenergy efficiency, energy performance contracts, 1/28/2021 42Rebecca BlackBlack Current MarketingMarketing and strategic foresight for green economy companiesgreen economy, green transition, green marketing, strategic foresight1/14/2021 41David BeauvaisElectrifier SG2BRapid, accurate energy and emissions data for community energy planningenergy, energy efficiency, energy planning, municipal energy plans, green button, energy data12/31/2020 40Brad Crapeau, Alex HaymanFoodCyclerTurning food waste to compost, at home, in hoursfood waste, circular economy, compost, waste reduction12/17/2020 39Marc BedardLion ElectricAll electric buses and trucks - now cost competitive for heavy useelectric vehicles, clean transportation, air quality, electric buses12/10/2020 38Darren Jones & Daygan FowlerMyHEATBeing able to SEE where heat is escaping from your house motivates action when talk doesn't. When will our utility pay for the pictures?MyHEATenergy efficiency, buildings, utilities, climate action, reduce waste12/03/2020 37Sumi ShanDunya HabitatsTiny, portable, energy efficient, beehive-shaped hydroponic units for growing vegetables anywhereSumi Shan teaseragriculture, hydroponics, food deserts, equity11/26/20 36Andrew PeelPeel Passive HouseBuilding and retrofitting buildings for maximum comfort, minimum fossil fuelsPeel Passive Housegreen buildings, passive buildings, low-carbon buildings11/19/20 35Adam CorneilUnbuildersCarefully taking buildings apart for reuse, instead of smashing themUnBuildersdemolition, construction waste, circular economy11/12/20 34Anie RouleauThe Unscented CompanyLocal, unscented soap company, on the road to plastic-freeThe Unscented Companyretail, consumer product, soap, single-use plastic11/05/20 33Peter HowardPond Technologies How to make carbon sequestration pay for itself: turning industrial CO2 emissions into algae, superfoods and profitsPond Technologies teasercarbon capture, algae, anti-oxidants, sequestration10/29/20 32Amir AlamShoe LaundryHow did a DJ who loves shoes become a sustainability entrepreneur during Covid?Shoe Laundry teasershoes, retail, cleaning, reducing waste10/22/20 31Audrey MascarenhasQuestor TechnologiesMethane destruction: reducing climate damage and air pollution for $2/ tonne. Why do Canada's regulations lag behind Mexico's?Audrey Mascarenhasmethane capture, air pollution, renewable energy10/15/20 30Gildas PoissonierDesjardins FinancialWhere can I do my banking without supporting fossil fuels?Desjardins Financialfinancial, insurance, Paris targets 10/08/20 29Steve OldhamCarbon EngineeringDirect air capture of carbon dioxide - Is it a realistic solution?Carbon Engineeringcarbon capture, enhanced oil recovery10/01/20 28Matt BrownPatagoniaHow a clothing firm slashes its carbon footprint and works to preserve our home planetPatagoniaretail, clothing09/24/20 27Greg NuttallWoodland BiofuelsComing soon: the world's cheapest liquid transportation fuel, made from construction wasteWoodland Biofuelsbiofuels, transportation fuel, construction waste reuse09/17/20 26Sarah Devika SumnauthUrban MineralsLocal-source vegan makeup startup with its first sustainability report - on hand-poured lipstickUrban Mineralsmicro business, makeup, sustainability report09/10/20 25Mike BrighamSolarshareHow did Mike Brigham build a $60 million community-owned #solarpower cooperative, SolarShare? And why is he personally funding the used #electricvehicles incentive in Ontario?SolarshareSolarshare, solar bonds, solar energy cooperative09/03/20 24Shaun LoneyAki Energy: Climate benefits and reconciliationGreen energy and efficiency social enterprise as a path to social healing and lower costs. Why is the green economy a good path forwards for people with barriers to employment?Aki Energygreen energy, efficiency, renewable energy, indigenous reconciliation08/27/20 23Bruce TaylorEfficiency: the best investmentFunding clean water in Africa by saving clients energy, water, resources and money hereEnviro-Stewardsenergy efficiency, materials efficiency08/20/20 22Catherine ThornDistrict energy scaling upHow a former municipal utility is becoming a giant in cleaner heating and cooling for many buildingsCatherine Thorn of Enwavedistrict heating and cooling, low carbon heating, thermal recycling08/13/20 21Mike AndradeInnovative solar technologyHow did Morgan Solar survive China's solar juggernaut, and stay Canadian?Morgan Solarsolar energy08/06/20 20David RobertsCanada's first net zero bus companyHow Victoria Harbour used a 15-year contract to get a net-zero bus system for cruise passengersNet zero bus companynet zero buses, clean transportation, electric vehicles07/30/20 19Jocelyn MolyneuxWorm farmingCollecting office food waste, and feeding it to 1,000,000 worms to make plant food Jocelyn Molyneuxagriculture, organic waste07/23/20 18Yuill HerbertSustainability Solutions Group Workers' cooperative consulting firm that helps create decarbonized, equitable, healthy cities for everyoneSustainability Solutions Groupenergy planning, co-operative, municipal energy plans07/16/20 17Sean DrygasBullfrog Power Canada's green energy retailer, so I can heat and light my home without fossil fuelsBullfrog Power low carbon electricity and gas, retail07/09/20 16Cara ClairmanPlug’n’DrivePlug'n'Drive stokes public passion for driving electric vehicles, often by letting people try onePlug’n’Driveelectric vehicles07/02/20 15Trish NixonRenewable energy investment for everyoneCoPower's green bonds allow almost everyone to put the planet in their portfolioTrish Nixon, CoPowergreen bonds06/25/20 14Jennifer WagnerPutting carbon into concreteCarbonCure's amazing technology saves money by using CO2 to make concrete strongerCarbonCurelow-carbon concrete, carbon sequestration06/18/20 13

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