So how green are you, really? – show 45


susan-hunt-stevens-headshotOK, so you recycle, and yes, you buy organic when you can. You might even own a Prius. But how do you really measure up? Now there’s a way to find out. I discovered an online service that takes you through a series of eco questions and when you’re done, you know exactly where you stand. Even better, it gives you specific ideas and concrete advise on how to get even more ecologically sound and savvy in your life. And when you do, you get rewards. The creator of this site, Susan Hunt Stevens, is the Founder and CEO of Practically Green, an online service that motivates people to make healthy green changes at home, at work and in their community. I’m “Impressively Green” which is level 8 (there are two more levels to go). What are you?

About my guest: Susan Hunt Stevens is the creator of Practically Green. Previously, Stevens spent nine years at The New York Times Company, most recently as senior vice president, digital for Boston Globe Media, where she ran, one of the largest news and information sites on the web.  She has previous start-up experience as co-founder and president of Abridge, which specialized in data-mining email for patterns and trends.  Stevens began her career as a management consultant. She also serves on the boards of the Center for Women & Enterprise and

Ms. Stevens received her MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where she graduated as an Edward Tuck Scholar; she also earned a BA from Wesleyan University and a graduate certificate in sustainable design from the Boston Architectural College. She lives in Newton Centre where she is best known as Hunter (6) & Quin’s (3) mom.

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