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My Sustainability Journey (Final Blog)

My definition of sustainability has not changed dramatically from the beginning of this semester. I have always defined sustainability as conserving resources, recycling and “being green” because of this class I now know how to do all of these things … Continue reading

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Eco-labeling and why I’m bad at sustainability

Last week was a bad week for sustainability at my house. I believe this happened because I was so caught up in things I had to do like homework, exams and constructing my garments for the upcoming Euphoria fashion show … Continue reading

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This week’s thoughts…

This week while I was constructing my garments for the upcoming Euphoria fashion show I realized how much fabric waste I was producing. I try to save my fabrics and arrange my patterns in a way that utilizes as much … Continue reading

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Spring Break + Movie Day

Unfortunately, I was not as sustainably responsible as I should have been during the past two weeks. I was the exact opposite of sustainable because I went on a 7 day cruise over spring break. On the ship I was … Continue reading

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Imitation is the highest form of flattery + my carbon footprint

I did not have an epiphany related to sustainability this past week, however I did learn a lot more about biomimicry, which was really interesting to me. I had heard of the concept of biomimicry before but I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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My week in review

This week’s readings focused on designing to fulfill basic human needs and design activism. The concept of design activism is very simple yet I believe a lot of the world’s problems could be solved if more people focused on designing … Continue reading

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Last week recap

I did not have an epiphany related to sustainability this week. Other than reading about sustainability and listening to the lectures in class I never really thought about sustainability, which sounds bad, but it’s true. It is difficult for me … Continue reading

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What I learned this week

This weekend I began working for a packaging and shipping company in Mustang, Oklahoma in order to make money for spring break. I am in charge of cleaning out old documents from their filing room that are dated 2007 and … Continue reading

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Slowly but surely becoming more sustainable…

Unlike last week, I did not have an epiphany this week relating to sustainability. I did however think about my everyday life and what I do that contributes to becoming more sustainable. The only daily activity that I do is … Continue reading

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Thinking outside of my “sustainability box”

This week the apparel design and merchandising students were required to read an article titled “Fashioning Sustainability”. I found this article to be the most directly related to my field of study and I found myself thinking about the article … Continue reading

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