Monthly Archives: October 2014

Feed Me

The idea of cradle to cradle is such a new concept for me. We are such creatures of over consumption that waste just seems to be part of the process. I guess with over consumption, waste truly is part of … Continue reading

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Why waste?

Taking out the trash is normal. At least that’s what I used to think. My dad is usually the one who actually takes the trash outside to the trash can but the idea of trash has been ingrained in my … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu

Industrial ecology and using waste a resource? Sounds intriguing, right? To be honest, I don’t know where to even begin with what I’ve learned this week. I was completely baffled by the article “Waste Equals Food”. I was completely mind … Continue reading

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Cancer-causing clothes!

The readings this week, in my opinion, were not only informative, but they offered a little bit of hope for the future of the textiles industry. I will start off with saying that while reading “Material Diversity” by Kate Fletcher, … Continue reading

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Waste NOT, Want NOT

After reading the articles this week about cradle to cradle I thought that the points about creating products that go from waste to usable products. I think that these programs will help get rid of all the extra waste that … Continue reading

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Oh, the Monstrosity!

The readings this week, to me, seemed to contradict each other. Plus, if I am being really honest, quite a bit went over my head. On the one hand there was Fletcher was talking about material diversity and how we … Continue reading

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To Infinity and Beyond

The harsh reality is that the things that we make are not just going to go away when we are done using them. They stay and sit around in landfills and take up precious space, or worse, they contaminate our … Continue reading

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