Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sustainability in Fashion industry

Until my freshmen year I didn’t really know what sustainability was until I worked on a volunteer research project called “Recut, Reclaim, Repurpose: T’s to Textiles”. Working on that project gave me a head start what sustainability was like using … Continue reading

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Blog Two – Growing New Ideas

I remember watching Grow Your Own Clothes by Suzanne Lee in textiles class years ago. Since the Ted Talk was published in May 2011, I was curious if there were any improvements or innovations to this idea and process. While … Continue reading

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Blog #2 – It Starts with our Youth

Biomimicry was a term I had never heard of until this week. When I first heard of it I was confused as to what in the world it could possibly mean. Then I read the article, “A Biomimicry Primer”. Learning … Continue reading

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Blog 1: The Idea of Sustainability

Before entering this course my general thought of sustainability was that it was a way to help the planet. That it was something good and needed to be done by everyone. Additionally, my general idea of sustainability was that it coincided … Continue reading

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Sustainable State of Mind

We all have these views on we think sustainability is or how we should approach it. To live a fully sustainable life we have to have a new mindset. While not all of us are up to the challenge, there … Continue reading

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Molding a Mindful Consumer

I have to be honest, before taking this class the issue of sustainable practices was something that rarely entered my mind. Like many other Americans, I wake up and mindlessly partake in various activities and routines throughout my day that … Continue reading

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Blog 1 – My Sustainability Journey

I’ve always been interested in sustainable practices. But like most people, if I’m not reminded of something often, I tend to forget about it. There are days when I try my best to be observant of my actions and others … Continue reading

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