Author Archives: theshopaholicfiles

Sustain-ABILITY!!!!!

Before I took this course I honestly had very little knowledge of the terms “sustainability” and “sustainable design.” I thought being sustainable was strictly just a fad where people jumped on the bandwagon in order to be cool and pretend … Continue reading

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A little More PSS Please!

I found this week’s reading/class to be extremely interesting. I really enjoyed reading about the ‘Product Service Systems’ in the article “Sustainable Product Service Systems: The New Frontier in Apparel Retailing?” I had never heard of the concept before this … Continue reading

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Waste Not!

I found this week’s reading to be very interesting. McDonough definitely caught my attention in his “Cradle-to-Cradle” article. It really made me think about just how wasteful we are as a society and how we continue to drain our non … Continue reading

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Carbon Redemption

I found this week’s topic to be very interesting. I for one have never really spent too much time learning about carbon, so the nerd in me was thrilled to get the opportunity to have a “hands-on-ping-pong” learning experience in … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, ACTION!!!

I found this week’s class to be very inspiring. Although I would consider the reading by Fuad-Luke to be quite a “dozy” comprehension wise, through our class discussion and the video we watched I have come to the conclusion that … Continue reading

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I found this week’s reading to be quite the eye opener.  The most interesting and relevant thing I learned this week by far was our society’s ever-growing obsession with ‘having.’ The mere quote by Wendell Barry, “You never know what … Continue reading

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Probes Take Two?

I found this week’s reading/class to be very exciting and relevant to one of my favorite past times. I am a complete and utter nerd when it comes to participating in experiments. I’m not sure why, but I always feel … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted!

I found this week’s reading to be very interesting and relevant to my own personal wardrobe. I think if I were to actually meet Fletcher in real life, we would be very good friends because not only do I completely … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call!

I found this week’s reading to be incredibly self-revealing. Lombardo has helped me discover that I really have no sense of future consciousness. Apparently a ‘normal’ person is one who utilizes the “total set of psychological abilities, processes, and experiences … Continue reading

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Sign me up for the Green Band Wagon!

So I have always been aware of the phrase “going green,” but I honestly never gave too much thought to it. I always thought it was nice to think that there were crazy hippies out there somewhere spending all their … Continue reading

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