Monthly Archives: March 2019

Be More Sustainable

Sustainability is something that is very important and critical to our world. Many people do not know what this word even means or why it matters to anyone. Sustainability is something that I have become very fascinated with since starting … Continue reading

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Be Sustainable

Activity 3 allowed me to dive deeper in my wicked problem involving water waste in the apparel industry. I learned that the amount of water used for one cotton shirt would provided drinking water for one person for 2 years. … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and Sustainability

Week two we touched on the understanding and application of sustainability and mindfulness. These concepts are important but overshadowed by my busy life style. It is easier to live everyday step by step forgetting the environment around us as well … Continue reading

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Truly Wicked

Over the duration of the course we have been discussing wicked problems and their characteristics. Throughout my sustainability journey, I have become increasingly interested in the premature disposal of furniture. I was unaware of the impact our world has on … Continue reading

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Design Responsibility

While researching more about construction waste related to interior design, I’ve found out that construction waste contributes greatly to the pollution of the land, air, and water. At the beginning of the class, I wanted to research and write about … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned

Throughout this class I have been studying the topic of post-consumer waste. I have learned that this issue is incredibly important due to the fact that we are a consumer-based society, meaning we live to buy, use, and throw away. … Continue reading

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Rethinking Sustainability Blog #3

My wicked problem that I have been studying is the effects of textile dye waste. I went into these projects expecting to find articles and research reports that said information that I was already aware of. Often times I assume … Continue reading

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