Author Archives: eamurtha

My Sustainable Journey Final Blog

We have finally arrived at the final blog and let me tell you I am kind of excited. I have learned so much more in this class than I thought I would and I am looking forward to using the … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 10

This week in Sustainability we started off with LOLA shows from learning communities 7, 8, 9, and 10. All of the LOLA shows were interesting and they did a good job. Something I noticed however it that some of their … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 8

This week started off with learning communities 4, 5 and 6 doing their LOLA shows, which included me. I did my show over Herman Miller and their sustainability and their Aeron chair which is C2C certified. Learning more about Herman … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 7

This week for class I read the article over visual product evaluations. I think it was an interesting article because it talks about people’s perceptions and emotional responses to products through visual evaluation and stimuli. The article states that the … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 6

I have always thought that for our world to be more sustainable we need to change the way we think about sustainability in our everyday lives as we grow up. Our children should just know to recycle things. This week … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 5

While being in this class I have started to notice sustainable and non-sustainable practices that occur in my everyday life. I thought it was really cool to learn about what the university does to be more sustainable as well as … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 4

This week was an interesting but fun week of class. Starting off the week with an outdoor activity at the botanical gardens was so much fun. Unfortunately, it was so hot I really thought it was going to be miserable, … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 3

This week in sustainably we started with talking about industrial ecology and biomimicry. Industrial ecology is using nature’s principles and lessons as a model to increase market competiveness and stability with less impact. The main focus of industrial ecology is … Continue reading

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My Sustainable Journey Blog 2

The lectures this week were interesting. I am interested in biomimicry even if I don’t fully understand it. I know it’s about inspiration from nature and mimicking how nature solves its own problems, but not knowing much about science and … Continue reading

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My Sustainability Journey Blog 1

I have a hard time wrapping my head around the concept of sustainability. It is not something I think about on a daily basis and I feel like now after watching the 11th Hour documentary that not taking a notice … Continue reading

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