Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Final Thoughts

At the beginning of this semester when this sustainability course began, I truly had no idea what I was getting myself into. Much less, I didn’t know what exactly sustainability was or how big of an impact it supposedly had … Continue reading

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Final Blog #11

At the end of this fall semester I have a new view on what it means to live a sustainable life and what it means to design sustainably. Sustainability to me means to think about the Earth and your surroundings … Continue reading

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Final Blog

I define sustainability as any effort to better our environment. I believe sustainability goes beyond recycling and composting and is, in a lot of ways, a mental attitude. Sustainability is a strive for a better regard for our planet; it … Continue reading

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Final Blog: Reflection

At the beginning of the semester I had very little idea about what sustainability or sustainable design were. I believed that sustainability basically just dealt with recycling and sustainable design meant designing with recycled materials. I have learned that sustainability … Continue reading

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Sustainable Merchandising?

Over the course of this class, I have had a brighter understanding of sustainability and sustainable design. To me, sustainability is when one is concerned about the wellbeing of our world and taking actions to protect it and savor its … Continue reading

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My Journey With Sustainability – Final Blog

This class has be very insightful and interesting time in my learning career. I wish I had been introduced to some of these concepts early on in my learning because it is hard to absorb all of the information and … Continue reading

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“The earth is what we all have in common” Naturalist and Writer, Wendell Berry- FINAL BLOG

When I was first asked what sustainability and sustainable design is the only main word that came to mind was recycling. Recycling in the form of reusability and using recycled materials in design. I felt like I had a decent … Continue reading

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Reflections – Final Blog

I think fundamentally my perception on sustainability and the definition of sustainability has stayed the same. I don’t really like how the word sustainability is used to encompass so many different thoughts that aren’t necessarily “sustainable” based on the actual … Continue reading

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Final Blog..It’s not easy being green

  Kermit the Frog says “It’s not easy being green,” and boy is he right. Sustainability is a hard concept to comprehend, communicate, practice, and maintain constant progress. Through these past several months, there have been theories and concepts learned … Continue reading

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Final Epiphany Blog: The End of a Semester

My definition of sustainability has expanded and become a lot more advanced than it was at the beginning of the semester. I knew a lot about sustainability because it was always something that I was interested in, but this semester … Continue reading

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