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. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ideasforus/support


Central Florida Water Initiative (w/ Gabbie Milch)
Sep 18 • 44 min
Lee Perry sits down with Gabbie Milch, Outreach and Education Coordinator of St. Johns Riverkeeper Middle Basin (Orange, Seminole, Volusia, and Lake Counties). They discuss the looming and complex threat facing Florida’s natural water supply, including…
Activism for Equity and Environmental Resiliency (w/ Chev Lovett of Organize Florida)
Sep 1 • 40 min
Chev Lovett sits down with Lee Perry to discuss the work of Organize Florida, a community-based, nonprofit member organization of low and moderate-income people dedicated to the principles of social, racial, and economic justice and the promotion of an…
The Right to Clean Water (w/ Chuck O’Neal)
Jul 20 • 56 min
Did you know that there is no protected and guaranteed human right to clean water in the US? Corporations in Florida have been increasingly taking advantage of this to utilize natural sources of water for their own financial gain without any environmental…
A New Approach to Nocturnal Light (w/ Derek Demeter)
Jun 8 • 52 min
IDEAS For Us Executive Director Clayton Louis Ferrara sits down with Derek Demeter, the Planetarium Director at the Emil Buehler Perpetual Trust Planetarium at Seminole State College in Central Florida. They discuss the general programming of the…
A Personal Plant-Based Journey (w/ Lana Weidgenant)
May 22 • 48 min
IDEAS Executive Director Clayton Louis Ferrara sits down with Lana Weidgenant, a young environmental advocate who shares her journey to a plant-based diet and her story of convincing a major fast-food chain to offer a vegan menu option. Support this…
Solar-Powered Lawn Care (w/ Christopher Regis of Suntek)
Apr 29 • 42 min
Christopher Regis is the CEO of Suntek, a landscape and lawn maintenance company based in Orlando, FL that centers its business model on solar-powered equipment and organic pest-management products. We discuss how Suntek is working towards being a…
Solidarity & Sustainability (w/ The IDEAS Executive Team)
Apr 9 • 68 min
A panel discussion with the IDEAS executive team (Clayton, Ernest, Lee, and Caroline) on the coronavirus pandemic, how it has affected us, and how we are reacting to it as people and as part of the environmental movement. This episode is comprised of the…
The Toxic Cost of Our Food (w/ Jeannie Economos of the Farmworker Association of Florida)
Feb 26 • 62 min
Lee Perry (Chief Operations Officer of IDEAS For Us) sits down with Jeannie Economos of the Farmworker Association of Florida to discuss the complex issue of our industrial agriculture system. The state of Florida is home to thousands of farmworkers, here…
No Road Through Split Oak (w/ Valerie Anderson from Friends of Split Oak Forest)
Feb 4 • 45 min
Valerie Anderson is the President and Founder of Friends of Split Oak Forest, a non-profit dedicated to protecting this wildlife area in Central Florida. In December of 2019, the Osceola County Commission voted to approve a highway expansion cutting right…
Global Companies & 21st Century Sustainability (w/ Jacobs)
Jan 29 • 37 min
In this podcast, we sit down with three Jacobs employees—Dan Kirby, principal and client services leader; Amber Salcedo, mechanical designer; and Madeline Almodovar, environmental scientist—to discuss why diversity and sustainability are so important…
Can Pest Prevention Be Sustainable? (w/ Adam Scheinberg of Massey Services)
Jan 26 • 32 min
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…
A Path to Clean Energy for Orlando (w/ Raquel Fernandez of Sierra Club)
Jan 15 • 16 min
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…
Rethinking Sustainability (w/ Alexa Stone of ecoPreserve)
Jan 15 • 40 min
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…
Introducing The Official IDEAS For Us Podcast
Jan 13 • 1 min
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.…