Monthly Archives: November 2014

Transparency Is Key!

This week was all about educating people on social and eco-friendly textiles and buildings as well as understanding the perceptions people have on these things. “Social and Eco-labeling of textile and clothing goods as Means of Communication and Product Differentiation,” … Continue reading

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It’s all in the Label

Have you ever wondered what goes into the clothes that we wear? How about what the garment has to go through before making it to your closet at home? In today’s society it can be hard to know who to … Continue reading

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Green Buildings, Green Cities

This week made me see through some of the cracks in both the apparel and interior industries as far as being sustainable goes. I would not necessarily say I had an epiphany but my eyes were opened a little bit … Continue reading

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LEED, what is it good for?

After this weeks reading and video I have been pondering this week what are we really getting from LEED certification and is it really worth all the time and money that we pour into the certification of the people as … Continue reading

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Start Somewhere

This week was focused on LEED, which is the topic I have been waiting on all semester. I was not happy with how the week ended with the discussion about LEED. The film we watched and some of the students … Continue reading

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Take the LEED

This past week in Sustainability has been insightful as I have obtained new knowledge of LEED. We watched the Greening of Southie based in South Boston. The movie was about creating an environmentally friendly, sustainable design for a condo complex. … Continue reading

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Today’s Guessing Game

In today’s society it’s hard enough to trust what you hear from media outlets and the government and after Tuesday’s class I will be even more skeptical about the products I purchase and use. We learned about eco-labelling and environmental … Continue reading

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