Monthly Archives: December 2016

Is this really the end?

My sustainability journey has been a valuable learning experience. Sustainability is important and needs to be addressed in the world if we want the world to be around in our future. Learning about different sustainable design theories such as Eco … Continue reading

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The End is Just the Beginning

  Now after being in this class for a semester I think I definitely have a better understanding of Sustainability and it’s meaning. I would define sustainability as not only keeping the environment in mind when designing, but the future … Continue reading

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Final Blog

At the beginning of the semester I defined sustainability as a way to find a solution to a problem that isn’t harmful to the environment and to be ecofriendly. I think my definition is accurate but at the same time … Continue reading

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DHM 4573 has come to an end, but my journey has not…

It’s funny looking back on my thoughts about sustainability and comparing them to my thoughts now. I really did not have the slightest clue about what sustainability really was. The only thing I knew was that sustainability was practicing habits … Continue reading

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It is not the end…it is just the beginning

At the start of this course I did not really understand what I was getting myself into.  When I initially thought of the word sustainability, all that really would come to my mind was being environmentally friendly, recycling, and being conservative with resources. … Continue reading

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Final Blog

At the beginning of the semester I defined sustainability as ” finding new or innovative ways to do things that retain efficiency but are more environmentally friendly”, and I actually think I got the first part of that definition right, … Continue reading

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Final Blog Reflection

In the beginning of this course I thought that sustainability was just recycling your waste when you’re done with it. I thought the main focus of sustainability was to reduce everyone’s carbon footprint as much as possible and then everything … Continue reading

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Time to change

At the beginning of this class, three months ago, I said that sustainability was taking care of today for people tomorrow. Today, I feel the same way but my definition would be more specific to include the home versus work … Continue reading

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Nature–the true mastermind

Wow, what a semester. I view sustainability as a lifestyle or practice of making something last forever by using the least amount of resources and energy. The practice of sustainability is supposed to better the environment and be a more … Continue reading

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15 Weeks Later

After I enrolled in sustainability at the end of last year, I remember talking to my dad about how I was going to be taking a class focusing on recycling fabrics. That is what I thought being sustainable was, recycling … Continue reading

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