USGBC West Michigan on the Radio
Hear from community members of the on our favorite radio segments, Getting Green and Sustainable Community Voices. Listen to green building & sustainable design professionals as they discuss current projects and issues surrounding green buildings, green health, energy, green homes and green schools.
March 18, 2020| Sustainable Community Voices, today's topic the Transformando West Michigan Program with Ana Jose, Program Manager.
February 24, 2020| Getting Green, talking to guests about how they are "greening" West Michigan, today Sean Hammond, Policy Director with Michigan Environmental Council talks about the Bottle Bill Expansion Plan.
January 27, 2020| Getting Green, guests in the studio to talk all things green. Today Mark Linsea, Solar Winds Power Systems talks all things solar in West Michigan.
January 15, 2020| Sustainable Community Voices, today's topic Groundwater Issues in Ottawa County with Director of Planning Paul Sachs.
December 19, 2019| Sustainable Community Voices, CEO of Dwelling Place Denny Sturtevant sharing news about recent, current and future projects.
November 26, 2019| Sustainable Community Voices, today's topic Groundwater Issues in Ottawa County with Director of Planning Paul Sachs.
November 25, 2019|Getting Green, speaking today with Bali Kumar, CEO Lean and Green Michigan, about PACE, Property Assessed Clean Energy.
October 28, 2019|Getting Green, guests in studio talking all things Climate Change Action with Gillian Giem with the USGBC West Michigan Chapter. Students join in too!
September 18, 2019|Sustainable Community Voices, today Brian Mitchell, Square Roots Grand Rapids Manager, and Sean Walsh, Director of NA Fruit, Veg, Dairy of Gordon Food Service discuss Indoor Urban Farming.
September 16, 2019| Getting Green, guests in studio talking all things green, today Brett Little, ED of Green Home Institute, discusses the GR Green Affordable Housing Program.
August 26, 2019|Getting Green. "Greening" our conversation today with guests from the US Green Building Council, the topic Rise Up and Drawdown Michigan. Gillian Giem, Program Manager, is in studio with the info.
August 21, 2019|Guests in studio to discuss how sustainable practices are happening in their lives. Today, Erin Kuhn, ED of West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Corp talks about Water Infrastructure Work in West Michigan and beyond.
July 22, 2019|Getting Green, putting the spotlight on all things "greening." Today, we talk about Better Performing Homes for Better Living with Ryan McCoon, principal of Endura Performance Homes, Traverse City.
July 17, 2019|Sustainable Community Voices with Ann Erhardt, Principle of Commons Logic, LLC and Chief Sustainable Officer for Infrastructure Planning and Facilities with MSU. Today we discuss planning for organizational change and leadership in resiliency.
June 19, 2019|Our Sustainable Community Voices segment with Ryan Bolhuis and Renae Hesselink joining us today to talk on the topic of “The Role of Incubator Kitchens in our Local Economy.”
May 15, 2019|Sustainable Community Voices with guests from the community to sharing their talents in the sustainable area with us. Today, Jeremy Miller and Brittany Goode from Aldea Coffee discuss the Path to Achieving B Corp Certification.
April 17, 2019|Sustainable Community Voices with Teresa Hendricks of Migrant Legal Aid joining us to talk about the roles and challenges of migrant workers.
March 25, 2019|Getting Green with Cheri Holman from USGBC West Michigan. She joins us to talk about Michigan's Battle of the Buildings.
March 20, 2019|Sustainable Community Voices with Dan Broersma the Environmental Sustainability Manager with Goodwill.
February 25, 2019|Kristen Trovillion joins us for this month’s Getting Green segment. Kristen is the Sustainability Coordinator at GRPS.
January 16, 2018|Sustainable Community Voices today with Amber Mae Petersen, Owner of the Fish Monger's Wife talking about Commercial Fishing on the Great Lakes.
December 19, 2018|Sustainable Community Voices puts the spotlight on green practices in our community. Today we talk to Diane Connors, Diane Golzynski and Colleen Matts about Michigan's nationally recognized 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms Programs.
November 21, 2018|Sustainable Community Voices today with the executive director of GVSU’s Office of Sustainability Practices. Our topic today is "Our West Michigan Sustainable Journey."
October 22, 2018|Getting Green, a monthly segment about green practices and sustainability. Today, Morgan Price and DeVon Miller join us to discuss the highlights of the Green Building Scene in West Michigan.
October 17, 2018|Sustainable Community Voices with guests from the community sharing how they are involved in the sustainability effort. We talk to Elissa Penczar, Chef Instructor of the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center and students about engagement in a local, healthier food system.
September 24, 2018|Getting Green with guests from GVSU's Maintenance Operations. Jeff Marcinkowski and Lawence Meredith talk about facilitating student success through engagement in the operations department.
September 19, 2018|Sustainable Community Voices today with Kari Bliss and Bill Haadsma on the topics, The State of Recycling and The China Sword.
June 25, 2018|Getting Green with Ed Wierzbicki, Facilities Supervisor, GVSU Custodial Department. Ed joins us to talk about the American School and University 2018 Green Cleaning 1st Place in Higher Education Award Winner, GVSU.
May 16, 2018| Sustainable Community Voices, a monthly conversation about sustainability. Today Dan Schoonmaker from the WMSBF discusses an upcoming food waste summit and other topics.
Feb 26, 2018|We talk about construction waste management and the green building movement on this month’s Getting Green segment.
Nov. 27, 2017| James Moyer, Associate VP for Facilities Planning, and Karen Ingle, Facilities Planning Project Manager join us for our Getting Green segment to discuss GVSU's commitment to sustainability.
Sept. 25, 2017| Getting Green, every month sharing news on sustainability and green practices. Today we speak with Jeffrey Dombrowski and Cheri Holman.
Aug. 28, 2018| Getting Green, a monthly conversation on area green practices and sustainability efforts. Today we talk about the green construction scene in Michigan and the upcoming WM Design and Construction Expo/EXPI awards. We talk to Elizabeth Bovard of Builders Exchange of Michigan.
July 25 2017| WGVU Getting Green, a monthly conversation on green practices and sustainability. Liesl Clark, Principle and Co-Founder of 5 Lakes Energy and Board Member of Advancing Women in Energy, joins us.
June 26, 2017| WGVU Getting Green, putting the spotlight every month on green practices and sustainability. For this months Getting Green segment we speak with guests from Midwest Energy about their Michigan Battle of the Building Winners.
May 22, 2017| WGVU Getting Green, putting the spotlight every month on green practices and sustainability. This month we hear from Michigan Green Communities with Jamie Kidwell-Brix, Michigan Green Communities Network Coordinator.
March 27, 2017 | WGVU Getting Green, putting the spotlight every month on green practices and sustainability. Ryan Musch and Jenny Waugh from Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr and Huber join us to discuss balancing environment and economy at WMU's Business Technology and Research Park and Sustainable Site Development.
February 27, 2017| Getting Green, a monthly discussion with guests from the U.S. Green Building Council. Today, Mike Workman and Andrea Terrien from Catalyst Partners talk about the Well Building Standard.
November 28, 2016 | WGVU Getting Green, every month speaking to guests in the community about green practices and sustainability. Elizabeth Bovard and Steve Nederhoed join us today to talk about Sustainable Building Innovations and the EXPI Award.
May 23, 2016 | WGVU Getting Green, every month speaking with guests in sustainability and other green practices. Today, Matt Henderson talks about his participation in the Michigan Battle of the Buildings 2015.
April 25, 2016 | WGVU Getting Green, every month speaking to guests in the community on green practices. Today, Cheri Holman, John Zimmerman and Brett Roach discuss the Michigan Battle of the Buildings 2015 winners.
March 26, 2016 | WGVU Getting Green is a monthly conversation we have on the Morning Show on green practices and sustainability. Today, Dr. Jonathan Smieja, Leader of Sustainable Design & Development at Steelcase, joins us to discuss The Chemistry of Things: Building Materials.
December 28, 2015 | WGVU Getting Green, a monthly conversation talking about green practices and sustainability here in West Michigan. Today's topic is the role and purpose of the U.S. Green Building Council West Michigan Chapter. We speak with Cheri Holman and Drew Coppess.
October 26, 2015 | WGVU Getting Green, a monthly conversation on green practices and sustainability. Today's guests discuss a Green Health Collaborative and Asthma study. We speak with Deb Sypien and Anne Marie Hertl.
September 28, 2015 | WGVU Getting Green, we speak every month with experts in the area of green practices and sustainability. Brett Little, executive director of the GreenHomes Institute, joins us to discuss the initiative and greening an existing home.