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It has finally come to an end, but not really…

During my experience in environmental sustainability I have learned and gained knowledge on a subject I never thought I would be interested in.  I honestly didn’t even know how or what this subject had anything to do with my major … Continue reading

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Lessening our Creativity

This week I found it really inspirational to listen to Sir Ken talk about how children lose creativity as they grow up in age and are challenged everyday in school.  He believes that teachers make us think that we are … Continue reading

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Real designers Create our Designs

I did not have an epiphany this week, but I did find it rather interesting listening during the EcoView when they were telling us about the contest that you can come up with an eco-friendly dress design.  If you win … Continue reading

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iPhone case being biodegradable what?!

This week my epiphany for environmental sustainability is over products that we wear and use today actually becoming something that our environment can benefit from.  Some of the examples that were used during class discussion and during the EcoView such … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly Caskets?

This week my sustainability journal is about the caskets that are eco-friendly that we discussed during the EcoView.  I had really never thought of that before because I thought what does it matter if they are already dead, but it … Continue reading

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What if my future could bring this for me?

This week my learning epiphany was thinking more about my future and ways that I or others could do to make a difference to make our world more environmentally sustainable.  In my Learning Community we discussed some “what if’s”  such … Continue reading

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Educating the younger generation

This week my epiphany was not necessarily over our Tuesday discussion, but rather our project being conducted within our Field Teams.  I liked working with a different set of people and discussing some of the same issues that we discuss … Continue reading

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Is this Empathetically Designed?

This week my epiphany was over empathetic design.  I first learned what empathetic design was…it is a design approach that pays attention to the users feelings towards a product.  A good example that we gave during class was keeping maybe … Continue reading

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Synthetic isn’t always bad

This week I had an epiphany about the materials used to make products that we use everyday.  We talked a lot about if it was acceptable or not to use synthetic fibers or if we should resort to using all … Continue reading

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Do I know what I am getting myself into?

This week was my learning communities group to be the guest on EcoView.  I was pretty nervous at first to present on sustainable issues because especially since before this class I didn’t really know anything on this subject, but then … Continue reading

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