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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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Blog 11

Sustainability is a wicked problem Sustainability is such a complex issue. I came into this class thinking that I pretty much knew everything there was to being sustainable; I was so wrong. I barely knew anything. The best way to … Continue reading

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Blog 10

I learned about some of the many challenges that older individuals face, but I also learned that many of them are self sufficient and not as limited as we make them seem. I was shocked that our individual Mr. Vincent … Continue reading

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Blog 9

`Tim Brown’s reading Tim Brown’s reading was very interesting. I had no idea what an extreme user was, or never even heard of an extreme user before this reading. An extreme user is someone who consumes many products without utilizing … Continue reading

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Continuing My Journey

Being sustainable can be very hard; while I have not changed my unsustainable habits drastically I have made some improvements. I haven’t been buying plastic water bottles but instead using reusable bottles; before I was obsessed with always having plastic … Continue reading

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Blog 6

LOLA show All of the LOLA shows were very interesting to listen to. Many of them were things that I had never heard of such as the Speedo swimwear line that mimics the dermal denticles located on a sharks skin. … Continue reading

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Blog 5

By adding more greenery into stores, can have many positive outcomes. Plants used as decorations in stores can make the customers all happier and boost their moods. It also discussed the importance of windows. Stores without windows can make customers … Continue reading

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Blog 4

Outdoor activity I really enjoyed doing the outdoor activity despite the fact that it was pretty hot and my allergies were terrible. I love the outdoors and it was nice having class somewhere other than the classroom. I also enjoy … Continue reading

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I’ve really enjoyed the lectures over this past month. We have been touching on some of my favorite topics, one of them being biomimcry. Biomicry will always been so intriguing to me. Michael Pawlyns ted talk on biomimicry was very … Continue reading

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Biomimicry

Lectures This week we discussed many of the problems and challenges with sustainability. We all know that we need to be more sustainable and if we want to see change then we need to be the change. Sustainability is not … Continue reading

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