Author Archives: fortifiedathlete

The sustainable class of 2013

Starting this August, I was feeling apprehensive about this course.  I had heard from fellow classmates that it was pointless and a waste of time… I found them wrong.  While I did often feel like the time spent in the … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward

Cradle to cradle was something that I really loved disusing how to look for ways to tie up the ends, and make products truly “closed” for a close loop idea.  That is was sustainability is about.  Being able to be … Continue reading

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Become one BIG family.

Starting with the Lola show, I found that the idea of mimicking nature goes with the reading last week, the idea of the WEED.  We need to go back to the basics and take a leaf (excuse the pun) out … Continue reading

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“Less is more”

“ Closing the loop in commerce:  Running a Business like a Redwood Forest” talked about Industrial Ecology and the 10 principles to that can help the sustainability idea become more than just an idea, but a reality.  Thinking of the … Continue reading

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My 3 boys, My Husband, and My Dog..

In  Tucker article there was talk of 3 categories; product-oriented services, use-oriented services, and result-oriented services.  I never really thought about these things becoming more common but they are.  Be it from dress/Tuck rentals or car rental companies, the idea … Continue reading

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“OHHH wait…!!!!!! We forgot to mention.. “

So we’ve switched topics, mmmm I don’t feel like we have.  I feel like this is all the same thing. The only difference is that the readings are getting more difficult.. I rather feel like I am getting my masters.  … Continue reading

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I wanna feel like Cinderella

As I was explaining the concept of my readings to my boyfriend, he was shocked at the idea of sustainability.  He took it as a pita would take to ridding the world of all the animal products… thinking about that … Continue reading

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