Saturday Night Special with Amy Guth: Sustainability in Chicago

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Amy Guth. Photo Credit: Lenny Gilmore, RedEye

Amy Guth hosts a panel of Chicagoans who all have one thing in common: they are working for sustainability and trying to make Chicago (and the world) a better place. The panel consists of representatives from a variety of Chicago-based businesses:

Kristen Pratt is Sustainability Manager of The Chicago Academy of Sciences and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. More on the Nature Museum here.

The other guests in studio were all from various parts of “The Plant.”

Jonathan Pereira is the Executive Director of Plant Chicago, whose mission is to develop circular economies of food production, energy conservation, and material reuse. More about the Plant here.

Brian Taylor is in studio representing Whiner Beer Company in Chicago. For more information, click here.

Alex Enarson is Construction Manager for Bubbly Dynamics, LLC. He brings his experience in deconstruction, materials reuse, and sustainability to the daily operations and development of The Plant. More about Bubbly Dynamics here.

Kevin Heisner is in studio representing Four Letter Word Coffee and Heisler Hospitality. For more info, check out their website here.

Wesley Ervin heads the bread program at Pleasant House Bread, which focuses on naturally-leavened breads using stone-milled flour baked in a wood-fired oven. More about Pleasant House here.