Monthly Archives: December 2018

How long can you use more than you produce?

If you continually use more than you produce, you’ll eventually run out. There no system of overproduction and consumption that can last. Annie Leonard said it best when she said that her opinion was not that you shouldn’t love your … Continue reading

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A New Purpose for Sustainability

The three presentations of “Story of Stuff,” “Poverty, Money & Love,” and “A wide angle view of fragile earth” all have one thing in common, which is introducing ways that we can support sustainable practices. “Story of Stuff” emphasizes the … Continue reading

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Marketing Sustainability

This past week, poverty stood out to me with significance. For some people, poverty is just this really sad thing you think about but never really experience yourself. You picture underdeveloped countries. A distant land. But the reality is, there … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

This week, I learned a lot about turning ideas into actions and change, and the multiple, multi-faceted ways that can be done in many different societies. There are so many unique problems, and then multiple possible solutions for each problem, … Continue reading

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Educator to Activist

From the ted talk by Jessica Jackley, I’ve reflected on how much I relate to her. Having grown up in a church I was told the same thing. I was supposed to go help the poor and homeless, but when … Continue reading

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Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainability

In The Story of Stuff, Annie Leonard discusses how production and consumption as humans is impacting the planet. Leonard mentions how environmental issues and social issues have a connection. If the planet is not functioning properly and is a healthy … Continue reading

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The Ending Trilogy of Wicked Blog about Wicked Problems by a Wicked Dude

Starting my blog off by talking about the Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard. In a brief video, she talks about making Acrylic Polyester Synthetic Blend clothing out of recycled plastic bottles. Wow, a great idea. Another way to recycle … Continue reading

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