Susan Mac Cormac is a corporate attorney with the San Francisco law firm Morrison & Foerster. She explains why and how the structure of corporations should change to promote sustainability.
LISTEN (11 min)
Do you go green with the company you’d like to have, or the company you’ve got? Wal-Mart Vice President of Sustainability Andy Ruben tells Betsy how Wal-Mart is attempting to accomplish its three ambitious and open-ended goals:
1. Be supplied by 100% renewable energy.
2. Create zero waste.
3. Sell products that sustain our resources and environment.
He explains how the Green Xanadu of Wal-Marts in Kansas City uses 20% less electricity to operate and how their customers’ green living can begin with a lightbulb.
PART ONE (7 min) PART TWO (12 min)
While flying home this holiday season, airlines will throw away zillions of cups, newspapers, napkins… nearly anything consumed on an airplane that could be recycled will instead be carelessly thrown to the landfills. Recycling guru and NRDC Senior Scientist Dr. Alan Hershkowitz tells us about Trash Landings, the new report on the garbage monsters overhead. LISTEN (12 min)