Monthly Archives: December 2014

My Sustainable Endeavor

I swear I had my sights set on a career that involved sustainability. Something like LEED gave me all the credibility to be an expert in sustainable design and anything green. Ha ha was I completely thrown for a curve. … Continue reading

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What Sustainability Means to Me

“Green products,” “save the trees,” and “save the planet” all encompass what sustainability meant to me before this course started. I had no idea that it includes far more than just our rapid consumption and impending demise of the Earth’s … Continue reading

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Last, But Not Least

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . . My sustainability journey has had its ups and downs, its “aha!” moments and its “wait, WHAT?” moments. But, overall, wow what a journey this semester … Continue reading

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The Day After Tomorrow

When this class first began, the catchy slogan “reduce, reuse, recycle” came to mind. Although this slogan is a great reminder, it is elementary my dear Watson. This is what they teach children in school to simply help remind them … Continue reading

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The End to a New Beginning

I would define sustainability as the process of understanding the surrounding environment and being aware of the usage of products and things that pertain to the environment. Sustainable design can be defined as designing products with the environment in mind … Continue reading

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Push Your Limits

Sustainability isn’t just about recycling and “being green.” If you were to ask me four months ago, that’s how I would have responded. Being sustainable is so much more than that. I think of it more as living and making … Continue reading

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Knowledge for the Future

Defining sustainability is not an easy thing to do. There are so many different definitions; but to me, sustainability includes processes and systems utilized for the greater good of the human race, the environment, and the earth. Sustainable design is … Continue reading

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