Author Archives: Becca Hayes

Final Blog

When I first started this semester, I thought sustainability meant to renew something old to repurpose it into something new that wouldn’t hurt the environment. I found out also that it actually means, “Development which meets the needs of the … Continue reading

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Blog 9

The design probes package that we were assigned gave me a new insight on others as we did the in-class activity. When I made my design probes package I forgot to leave my face out of the pictures, so I … Continue reading

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Blog 8

I did the outdoor activity #5 with my learning community. We described what it would be like for a business to be run like a tree. The tree relates to industrial ecology because it creates a complete cycle. The roots … Continue reading

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Blog 7

Paul Bennett from IDEO spoke in a TED talk video we watched in class. He spoke about what the big wants verses what the small wants and the blinding glimpse of the bleeding obvious. He asked the question of “What … Continue reading

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Blog 6

As we talked about in class, we need to remember the principles of nature. Nature runs on sunlight, uses only the energy it needs, fits form to function, recycles everything, rewards cooperation, banks on diversity, demands local expertise, curbs excesses … Continue reading

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Blog 5

In our learning communities we talked about the in-store greenery article. After discussing this in our learning communities our thoughts with the class. The plants that were placed into the bigger stores that were more complex gave the consumer a … Continue reading

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Blog 4

Cradle to cradle is the concept that a product is designed to function efficiently while at the same time designed in such a way that it can be broken down at the end of it’s lifecycle and that Every part … Continue reading

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