News & Politics
Americans throw away 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Years than any other time of year. It adds up 25 million tons of garbage or about 1 million extra tons per week. Much of it, from holiday gift wrap that we use once and throw away. Hethyre Baez had the idea to green up gift wrapping with GG Wrap and joins us on Green Sense.
Once-great industrial cities that have deteriorated face unique challenges which are being met by people with the right spirit, attitude, entrepreneurship. And, in the case of El Taco Real in Hammond, Indiana…the right approach to Mexican food! Owner Raymond Garcia is our guest.
Denton, Texas going 100% renewable/Plastic waste into usable energy
Lush shampoo bars go viral/Coal-fired plants and fertility rates
Plastic waste paving roads/Minnesota Experimental City
Four-door sedans going away/Coal economics helps sustainability
Museum of Water/Alternative energy and health
Food waste solutions/Insects as sustainable animal feed
Carbon XPRIZE finalists/Liability and autonomous cars
Earth Day 2018/Plastic in plastic water bottles
Monarch butterflies in jeopardy/Cities going solar
Green tech. expert Michael Kanellos/Chicago Auto Show
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